The SEC Municipal Advisor Rule: Understanding the Future of Issuer – Financial Advisor and Underwriter Interaction: January 15, 2014

Group Internet-based course
Prerequisites: None       
Course Level: Overview
CPE credits: 2
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)



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Who Will Benefit
The seminar is designed for state and local government debt issuers and public finance professionals.


Program Overview
The GFOA will host a group Internet-based course with the SEC Office of Municipal Securities to discuss the impact of the final Municipal Advisor Rule on issuers of municipal securities. A link to the full text of the rule is included in GFOA’s issue brief on the rule, which is available at


Seminar Objectives
Participants will learn firsthand from SEC Office of Municipal Securities Director John Cross about the Rule that goes into effect January 13, 2014. Mr. Cross will highlight how the Rule will shape communication and interaction between governments and underwriters and financial advisors. The course will include a question-and-answer session so that participants may raise questions with the SEC about the rule’s implementation and how it could affect their debt management programs.

John J. Cross III, Director, Office of Municipal Securities, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC