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Rule G-26
Last Updated: 04/22/2019
Customer Account Transfers

Rule Summary: Ensures that a uniform account transfer standard applies to all dealers.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-27
Last Updated: 03/09/2022
Supervision

Rule Summary: Outlines requirements for a dealer’s supervision of personnel engaged in activities involving municipal securities activities.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-28
Last Updated: 02/24/2003
Transactions with Employees and Partners of Other Municipal Securities Professionals

Rule Summary: Establishes requirements for dealers who open accounts or effect transactions in municipal securities for a customer who is known to be an employee or partner of another dealer.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-29
Last Updated: No amendment history
Rule G-29 Reserved
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Rule G-30
Last Updated: 11/17/2016
Prices and Commissions

Rule Summary: Requires dealers to effect transactions in municipal securities with customers at fair and reasonable prices, if acting as principal, and to make reasonable efforts to obtain fair and reasonable prices for customers and to charge fair and reasonable commissions, if acting as agent.

Rule for:

Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-31
Last Updated: No amendment history
Reciprocal Dealings with Municipal Securities Investment Companies

Rule Summary: Prohibits the solicitation of transactions in municipal securities with or for an investment company account in return for sales by the dealer of shares or units in the investment company.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-32
Last Updated: 02/22/2021
Disclosures In Connection With Primary Offerings

Rule Summary: Requires underwriters to submit certain information to the Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) system and dealers to provide certain information to customers in connection with primary offerings.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-33
Last Updated: 03/08/2016
Calculations

Rule Summary: Prescribes standard formulas for the computation of accrued interest, dollar price and yield; sets standards for accuracy; and establishes day-counting methods.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-34
Last Updated: 12/14/2017
CUSIP Numbers, New Issue, and Market Information Requirements

Rule Summary: Establishes requirements relating to CUSIP numbers for dealers and, in competitive offerings, municipal advisors; requires underwriter participation in the New Issue Information Dissemination Service (NIIDS); and requires submission of certain information and documents related to auction rate securities and variable rate demand obligations to the SHORT system.

Rule for:

Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-35
Last Updated: 04/22/2019
Arbitration

Rule Summary: Subjects bank dealers to arbitration program.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-36
Last Updated: No amendment history
Rule G-36-Reserved
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Rule G-37
Last Updated: 08/04/2016
Political Contributions and Prohibitions on Municipal Securities Business and Municipal Advisory Business

Rule Summary: Prohibits dealers from engaging in municipal securities business and municipal advisors from engaging in municipal advisory business with municipal entities if certain contributions have been made to officials of such municipal entities within the preceding two-year period, and requires dealers and municipal advisors to disclose certain political contributions and other information.

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Dealers, Municipal Advisors, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-38
Last Updated: 04/22/2019
Solicitation of Municipal Securities Business

Rule Summary: Prohibits dealers from paying persons who are not affiliated with the dealers for a solicitation of municipal securities business on their behalf.

Rule for:

Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-39
Last Updated: 05/24/2013
Telemarketing

Rule Summary: Establishes telemarketing requirements with respect to the municipal securities activities of dealers.

Rule for:

Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-40
Last Updated: 02/28/2019
Advertising by Municipal Advisors

Rule Summary: Prohibits municipal advisors from publishing false or misleading advertisements concerning the services of the municipal advisor or the engagement of a municipal advisory client or concerning the facilities, services or skills of any municipal advisor, establishes specific content standards for advertisements and requires a municipal advisor principal to approve advertising in writing advertisements prior to first use.

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Municipal Advisors, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-41
Last Updated: 04/22/2019
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program

Rule Summary: Requires a dealer to establish and implement an anti-money laundering program that complies with the rules and regulations governing anti-money laundering programs of either its registered securities association or its appropriate banking regulator.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-42
Last Updated: 05/07/2018
Duties of Non-Solicitor Municipal Advisors

Rule Summary: Establishes the core standards of conduct and duties of municipal advisors when engaging in municipal advisory activities (as defined in this rule).

Rule for:

Municipal Advisors, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-43
Last Updated: 06/22/2012
Broker’s Brokers

Rule Summary: Establishes duties of dealers acting as broker’s brokers, including when conducting auctions of municipal securities known as “bid-wanteds”; requires broker’s brokers to establish policies and procedures regarding bid-wanteds and offerings; and prohibits certain wrongful conduct.  

Rule for:

Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule G-44
Last Updated: 04/20/2020
Supervisory and Compliance Obligations of Municipal Advisors

Rule Summary: Establishes supervisory and compliance obligations of municipal advisors when engaging in municipal advisory activities.

Rule for:

Municipal Advisors, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-45
Last Updated: 04/22/2019
Reporting of Information on Municipal Fund Securities

Rule Summary: Requires dealers, when acting in the capacity of an underwriter for a 529 savings plan or ABLE program, to submit information on a semi-annual or, in the case of performance data, annual basis, to the MSRB.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-46
Last Updated: No amendment history
Rule G-46 Reserved
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Rule G-47
Last Updated: 03/07/2014
Time of Trade Disclosure

Rule Summary: Requires dealers to disclose to customers at or prior to the time of trade all material information known or available publicly through established industry sources.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers, Municipal Fund Securities

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Rule G-48
Last Updated: 10/05/2021
Transactions with Sophisticated Municipal Market Professionals

Rule Summary: Provides for modified dealer regulatory obligations under other MSRB rules when dealing with sophisticated municipal market professionals.

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Dealers, Bank Dealers

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Rule A-1
Last Updated: No amendment history
Rules of the Board
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Rule A-2
Last Updated: No amendment history
Powers of the Board
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