MSRB and Texas MAC to Co-Host Education and Outreach Seminar in Dallas

Date: February 4, 2015

Contact: Jennifer A. Galloway, Chief Communications Officer
               (703) 797-6600
               jgalloway@msrb.org

MSRB AND TEXAS MAC TO CO-HOST EDUCATION AND OUTREACH SEMINAR IN DALLAS

Alexandria, VA – The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas will co-host an education and outreach event for municipal market professionals on March 5, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. The event will provide attendees with updates on MSRB initiatives, including the development of regulations for professionals that provide financial advice to state and local governments.

The joint seminar will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT at the Renaissance Hotel at 2222 North Stemmons Freeway in Dallas. Representatives from the MSRB will review the status of the MSRB municipal advisor regulatory framework, including rules to establish standards of conduct and professional qualifications. The program also will include an overview of the MSRB’s work to enhance market structure and price transparency. View the seminar agenda.

The seminar is open to all members of the municipal securities community. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is February 27, 2015.

Click here to register. View all upcoming MSRB events.

About the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas
The Municipal Advisory Council of Texas (MAC) is a membership organization whose purpose is to promote effective and efficient investment banking, underwriting, trading and sales of municipal debt by collecting, maintaining and distributing information relating to issuing entities.

About the MSRB
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.


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 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 overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Congress.