Saturday, July 16, 2011
The SEC will hold a municipal securities market field hearing in Jefferson County, Ala., on July 29. Topics will include distressed communities, small issuers, disclosure, derivatives and pre-trade price transparency. The event is the third in a series of hearings examining issues that affect investors in the municipal securities market. The first was held in San Francisco in September, 2010, followed by a hearing in December at the SEC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.