On July 26, 2011, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (the “MSRB”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) a proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934  and Rule 19b-4 thereunder, consisting of (i) proposed new Rule A-11, on municipal advisor assessments, and (ii) new Form A-11-Interim. Notice of the proposed rule change was published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2011. The Commission received four comment letters on the proposed rule change.
On September 9, 2011, the MSRB withdrew the proposed rule change (SR-MSRB-2011-08).Start Signature
For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6
Elizabeth M. Murphy,
4. See letters to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Commission, from Colette J. Irwin-Knott, CIPFA, President, National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors, dated September 6, 2011; Michael Nicholas, CEO, Bond Dealers of America, dated August 29, 2011; and Michael Decker, Managing Director and Co-Head of Municipal Securities, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, dated August 29, 2011; and letter from Joy A. Howard, Principal, WM Financial Strategies, dated August 26, 2011.Back to Citation
5. See MSRB Notice 2011-51 (September 12, 2011).Back to Citation
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