MSRB NOTICE 2011-01 (JANUARY 4, 2011)

MSRB TO HOST OUTREACH SEMINAR IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) will host an education and outreach event for professionals in the municipal market in Austin, Texas on February 15, 2011. Industry professionals – including municipal entities, investors, municipal advisors and registered broker-dealers – can attend the seminar, which will provide information about the MSRB’s expanded mission, municipal advisor rulemaking and the development of professional qualifications for municipal advisors. MSRB staff will be available at the seminar for questions and answers.

The luncheon seminar will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2011 beginning at Noon CT at Barton Creek Resort, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin, Texas, 78735. View the agenda for the Austin seminar.

AGENDA TOPICS

I. The MSRB and Protection of the Municipal Market
This session will provide an overview of the MSRB and its expanded mission to protect municipal entities.          

II. Municipal Advisor Rulemaking
This session will cover the MSRB’s rulemaking efforts with respect to municipal advisors.

III. Professional Qualifications for Municipal Advisors
This session will provide a forum to discuss the development of professional qualifications for municipal advisors.

SEMINAR DETAILS

DATE:    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
TIME:     Noon to 3:00 P.M. Central Time
PLACE:   Barton Creek Resort
              8212 Barton Club Drive
              Austin, Texas 78735     

View the agenda for the Austin seminar.

REGISTRATION

This seminar is open to all members of the municipal securities community. There is no cost to attend the event but space is limited; pre-registration is required.

To register, please contact Tina Hanachi at thanachi@msrb.org.

Read more about MSRB events and training.

January 4, 2011