MSRB Launches Compliance Workshop Series

Date: November 17, 2017

Contact: Jennifer A. Galloway, Chief Communications Officer
               202-838-1500
               jgalloway@msrb.org

MSRB LAUNCHES COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP SERIES

Washington, DC – The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) today announced a series of virtual compliance workshops designed to facilitate in-depth discussions about key provisions of MSRB rules for municipal securities dealers and municipal advisors. The free webcast workshops will follow a question-and-answer format.

“The MSRB has heard from both dealers and municipal advisors that they value the opportunity to ask questions and take a deeper dive into the practical realities of complying with specific rule provisions,” said MSRB Executive Director Lynnette Kelly. “Supplementing our existing webinar program with these specialized compliance workshops is a great example of how feedback from our stakeholders informs the MSRB’s approach to advancing our long-term strategic goal of facilitating compliance.”  

The MSRB identified topics for the compliance workshops based on questions and suggestions from regulated entities and other stakeholders. The calendar of compliance workshops includes:

To submit questions in advance of any workshop or to suggest topics for future workshops, email MSRBEvents@msrb.org.

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The MSRB protects investors, state and local governments and other municipal entities, and the public interest by promoting a fair and efficient municipal securities market. The MSRB fulfills this mission by regulating the municipal securities firms, banks and municipal advisors that engage in municipal securities and advisory activities. To further protect market participants, the MSRB provides market transparency through its Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website, the official repository for information on all municipal bonds. The MSRB also serves as an objective resource on the municipal market, conducts extensive education and outreach to market stakeholders, and provides market leadership on key issues. The MSRB is a Congressionally-chartered, self-regulatory organization governed by a 21-member board of directors that has a majority of public members, in addition to representatives of regulated entities. The MSRB is subject to oversight by the Securities and Exchange Commission.