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MSRB to Host Education and Outreach Seminar in Chicago

June 19, 2014



ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 19 -- The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board issued the following news release:

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) will host a public education and outreach seminar for municipal market professionals and others in Chicago, Illinois on July 29, 2014. The MSRB, which oversees the $3.7 trillion municipal securities market, will discuss municipal market structure issues and development of new regulations for professionals that provide financial advice to state and local governments, among other topics.

The seminar follows the July 1, 2014 implementation of the federal securities registration rule for municipal advisors.

The MSRB event will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT at the Conrad Hotel, 521 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Separate sessions will cover municipal advisor regulation, improving transparency of municipal bond prices and the availability of educational resources for state and local governments that issue bonds. View the seminar agenda (http://www.msrb.org/msrb1/events/outreach/MSRB-Chicago-Outreach-Seminar-Agenda-072914.pdf).

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 23, 2014. Click here to register (http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=807397&s=1&k=3B065C87666E6E126223B98DB4AAF800). The presentations will also be posted on the MSRB's website at msrb.org after the completion of the event.

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