Regulatory Notices

Requests for Comment

The MSRB requests comment from municipal market participants and the general public about rulemaking proposals. Current and past requests for comment are listed below.

Open Requests for Comment

Title Comment Stakeholders Publication Date Notice Number Rule Number Comment Due by
Request for Comment on the Application of Content Standards to Advertisements by Municipal Advisors under MSRB Rule G-40 Submit | View Municipal Advisors 9/17/2018 2018-25 Rule G-40 10/17/2018
Request for Comment on Draft Interpretive Guidance on Pennying and Draft Amendments to Existing Guidance on Best Execution Submit | View Municipal Securities Dealers 9/07/2018 2018-22 Rule G-17 , Rule G-18 11/06/2018
CE Council Requests Comment on Continuing Education Program Considerations Submit | View Municipal Securities Dealers 9/06/2018 2018-21 11/05/2018
Request for Information on the Accessibility, Methodology and Utility of Indices, Yield Curves and Other Benchmarks Submit | View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers, Investors, General Public 8/28/2018 2018-20 11/27/2018
Request for Comment on Draft Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Use of Social Media under MSRB Advertising Rules Submit | View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors 8/14/2018 2018-19 Rule G-21 , Rule G-40 9/14/2018
Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to MSRB Rules on Primary Offering Practices Submit | View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers 7/19/2018 2018-15 Rule G-11 , Rule G-32 9/17/2018

Closed Requests for Comment

Title Comment Stakeholders Publication Date Notice Number Rule Number Comment Due by
Request for Comment on Draft Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Rule G-40 and the Use of Municipal Advisory Client Lists and Case Studies View Municipal Advisors 6/27/2018 2018-14 Rule G-40 7/27/2018
Request for Comment: Retrospective Review of 2012 Interpretive Notice Concerning the Application of MSRB Rule G-17 to Underwriters of Municipal Securities View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers, Investors 6/05/2018 2018-10 Rule G-17 8/06/2018
Request for Comment on Draft MSRB Rule G-36, on Discretionary Transactions in Customer Accounts, and Related Draft Amendments View Municipal Securities Dealers, Investors 5/16/2018 2018-09 Rule D-10 , Rule G-8 , Rule G-36 7/16/2018
Request for Input on Draft Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Rule G-42 and the Making of Recommendations View Municipal Advisors 2/15/2018 2018-03 Rule G-42 4/16/2018
MSRB Seeks Input on Compliance Support [Comment deadline extended] View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers, Investors, General Public 11/16/2017 2017-22 2/09/2018
Request for Comment on a Concept Proposal Regarding Amendments to Primary Offering Practices of Brokers, Dealers and Municipal Securities Dealers View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers, Investors 9/14/2017 2017-19 Rule G-11 , Rule G-32 11/13/2017
Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to MSRB Form G-45 under Rule G-45, on Reporting of Information on Municipal Fund Securities View Municipal Securities Dealers 8/22/2017 2017-17 Rule G-45 9/21/2017
Second Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to and Clarifications of MSRB Rule G-34, on Obtaining CUSIP Numbers View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers 6/01/2017 2017-11 Rule G-34 6/30/2017
Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to and Clarifications of MSRB Rule G-34, on Obtaining CUSIP Numbers View Municipal Securities Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Issuers 3/01/2017 2017-05 Rule G-34 3/31/2017