WASHINGTON — Municipal advisor regulations are likely to be the focus of intense debate in 2014, as the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board labors to release rules and broker-dealer groups continue to push for interpretations favorable to underwriters.

Dealer groups, non-dealer financial advisors, securities lawyers, issuer groups, and regulators all expect the implementation of MA rules to take center stage in the coming year. They don't anticipate much muni securities legislation in Congress.

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