SEC Releases Report on the Municipal Market

    August 2012

    The SEC issued its long-anticipated “Report on Municipal Securities Market” on July 31, 2012. The Report is comprehensive – 150 pages – and contains the SEC’s recommendations to enhance the disclosure provided to investors in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market – especially retail investors – as well as recommendations to improve market structure.

    The SEC began work on this Report more than 27 months ago, conducted three public hearings around the country and had numerous communications with market participants.

    Squire Sanders lawyers have prepared an overview of the Report. For further information about the SEC’s Report, please contact the Squire Sanders lawyer with whom you usually work.