Past Webinars

The MSRB holds periodic webinars for municipal market participants. Webinars are current as of the date delivered.

MSRB Webinar: Municipal Advisor Registration: Complying with SEC and MSRB Rules, August 2014
The MSRB and staff from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) conducted a webinar for municipal advisors to review the registration process using SEC Forms MA and MA-I, which must be submitted to the SEC’s EDGAR system by all municipal advisors to register with the SEC pursuant to the SEC's final rule for municipal advisor registration. The webinar also included a discussion of MSRB Rule A-12, on registration with the MSRB and Form A-12.

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MSRB Webinar: Request for Comment on Revised Draft MSRB Rule G-42, Duties of Non-Solicitor Municipal Advisors, August 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar on its request for comment on a revised draft rule to establish core standards of conduct for municipal advisors.

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MSRB Webinar: Consolidated Fair-Dealing Obligations for Municipal Securities Dealers, June 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar to explain revisions to MSRB Rule G-19 on suitability of recommendations and transactions, key provisions of MSRB Rule G-47 on time of trade disclosure obligations, and MSRB Rules G-48 and D-15 on sophisticated municipal market professionals.

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MSRB Webinar: Changes to MSRB Registration Process and Forms, May and June 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar to explain key provisions of new MSRB Rule A-12, which consolidates the MSRB’s registration rules and forms.

Watch a recording of the webinar. Note: You will be prompted to register if you were not previously registered to attend the May 2014 live webinar.

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MSRB Webinar: Draft Professional Qualification Requirements for Municipal Advisors, April 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar on its request for comment on municipal advisor professional qualifications.
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MSRB Webinar on Draft Supervisory Rule for Municipal Advisors, March 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar on its draft municipal advisor supervision rule.
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MSRB Webinar on Upcoming Changes to Primary Offering Practices for Municipal Securities Dealers, March 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar on its amended MSRB Rule G-11, on primary offering practices, to establish certain basic regulatory standards for municipal securities dealers relating to the use of retail order periods. 
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MSRB Webinar on Draft Best-Execution Rule, March 2014
The MSRB conducted an educational webinar to discuss the MSRB’s request for comment on a draft best-execution rule for municipal securities transactions.
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MSRB Webinar: What's New on EMMA, February 2014 
The MSRB conducted an online tour of its redesigned Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website and provided tips for getting the most out of existing features on EMMA.
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MSRB Webinar on Proposed Rule on the Duties of Municipal Advisors, February 2014
As part of its comprehensive approach to municipal advisor regulation, the MSRB conducted a webinar on its proposed rule on core standards of conduct for municipal advisors.
View the webinar presentation. Read answers to questions from the webinar.

EMMA® Webinar for Municipal Advisors, December 2013
The MSRB conducted a webinar about the MSRB’s Electronic Municipal Market Access website to describe the municipal market information, tools and resources available on EMMA for municipal advisors and their issuer clients.
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Being Regulated: An Introductory Webinar for Municipal Advisors, November 2013
The MSRB conducted a webinar to provide an overview of being regulated, required registration and fees, and how to participate in the MSRB’s rulemaking process for municipal advisors that may be unfamiliar with regulatory oversight.
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MyEMMA, May 2013
The MSRB conducted a webinar about using MyEMMA, a free tool that provides customized access to municipal securities information available on the Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website. The webinar included a presentation followed by a question-and-answer session and outlined how investors, state and local governments and other EMMA users can take advantage of MyEMMA features.
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Changes to Rules Relating to New Issue Reporting, May 2013
The MSRB conducted a webinar about recent changes to simplify the new issue submission requirements for underwriters.
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EMMA Trade Monitor, September 2012
The MSRB hosted an educational webinar about the EMMA® Trade Monitor, a tool that allows state and local governments to better evaluate trading activity and prices paid for bonds they issue. The webinar discussed the features of the EMMA Trade Monitor and how to use it, as well as the benefits of setting up organization accounts with the MSRB, which are required for using the EMMA Trade Monitor.
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New EMMA Voluntary Disclosures Overview, May 2011
The MSRB conducted a webinar to preview the additional EMMA voluntary disclosure options available to issuers and obligated persons beginning May 23, 2011.
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