FINRA Examining Trading in New Puerto Rico Bonds
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said it’s examining trading in the $3.5 billion of general-obligation bonds that Puerto Rico sold this month.
New Hire Roundup: Goldman, Nelson Move Up at NFP; New Vice Chair at FASB
This week in new hires, Michael Goldman became COO and Carl Nelson head of mergers and acquisitions at NFP; John Taft of RBC Wealth Management became a LinkedIn Influencer; more
New Hire Roundup: Steve Dunlap to Head Wealth Management at Cetera
Also this week in new hires, Jeff Pawliger was named Janus' regional director for southern Florida, and PFM Group announced that Susan Musselman, Fred Eoff and Johanna Roodzant have joined with the acquisition of SDM Advisors.
Muni Bonds’ Tax-Exempt Status Threatened in Fiscal Cliff Talks
Members of the newly formed Municipal Bonds for America descended on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to protect the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds.
Critics Slam SEC’s Municipal Advisor Plan in Dodd-Frank Hearing
One expressed concern with the proposed rule is that it defines “municipal advisor” too broadly.
New Hire Roundup: Murphy New FSC President/CEO; MSRB Taps New Officers, Board
This week in new hires, FSC named Jerry Murphy its new president and CEO, while MSRB announced new officers and members of its board.