MSRB and the Municipal Forum of New York to Host Education and Outreach Seminar in New York

Date: June 29, 2015

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


Alexandria, VA The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and the Municipal Forum of New York will host an education and outreach seminar on the evolution and emerging trends of the municipal market for industry professionals and others in New York City on July 28, 2015. Kevyn D. Orr, former emergency manager for the city of Detroit, will deliver the keynote address.

The event will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET at the Marriott New York Downtown, 85 West Street, New York, NY 10006. The program brings together a distinguished slate of market participants for discussions of the municipal market's past, present and future as the MSRB commemorates its 40th anniversary of protecting the public interest. View the seminar agenda.

The seminar is open to all members of the municipal securities community and anyone interested in learning about the municipal market. There is no cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required. Municipal market participants may also attend the seminar via webcast. The deadline to register is July 22, 2015. Click here to register. The presentations will also be posted on the MSRB’s website at after the completion of the event.

About the Municipal Forum of New York
The Municipal Forum of New York, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation, serves active members of the United States municipal securities industry through association activities including lunches and dinners featuring and recognizing prominent public sector and industry leaders of the public finance community.

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.