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Fixed Income Roundtable

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AGENCY:

Securities and Exchange Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of roundtable discussion; request for comment.

SUMMARY:

The Securities and Exchange Commission will host a one day roundtable to discuss the current market structure and potential ways to improve the transparency, liquidity, efficiency, and other aspects of fixed income markets. The roundtable will focus on the municipal securities, corporate bonds, and asset-backed securities markets.

The roundtable discussion will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters at 100 F Street NE., in Washington, DC on April 16, 2013 beginning at 8:45 a.m. and ending at approximately 4:15 p.m. The public is invited to observe the roundtable discussion. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The roundtable discussion also will be available via webcast on the Commission's Web site at www.sec.gov.

The roundtable will consist of four panels. The participants in the first panel will discuss the current market structure for municipal securities. The participants in the second panel will discuss the current market structure for corporate bonds and asset-backed securities. The participants in the third panel will discuss potential improvements to the market structure for municipal securities. The participants in the fourth panel will discuss potential improvements to the market structure for corporate bonds and asset-backed securities.

DATES:

The roundtable discussion will take place on April 16, 2013. The Commission will accept comments regarding issues addressed at the roundtable until May 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES:

Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Electronic Comments

Paper Comments

  • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549-1090.

All submission should refer to File Number 4-660. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission's Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/​rules/​other.shtml). Comments are also available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission's Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. All comments received will be posted without change; we do not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ronesha A. Butler, Special Counsel, at (202) 551-5629, Division of Trading and Markets, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549-7010.

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Dated: April 2, 2013.

By the Commission.

Elizabeth M. Murphy,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2013-07983 Filed 4-4-13; 8:45 am]

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