Media Advisory: Municipal Bond Summit Hosted by SIFMA on Oct. 1 in New York City

New York, NY, September 24, 2012 - The Municipal Bond Summit will be hosted
by SIFMA on October 1st at the Conrad New York Hotel in New York City. As
2013 approaches, several new and ongoing challenges faced by the current
market will be addressed, including: alternative financing solutions;
headline risk influencing investor confidence; federal legislative proposals
affecting tax exemption; and increased regulatory scrutiny and enforcement.
Engage in this interactive forum as industry leaders, issuers, policy makers
and regulators share insights and perspectives on these topics.

Confirmed featured speakers include:
. Commissioner Elisse Walter, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
. Congressman Tom Price (R-GA), U.S. House of Representatives
. Lynnette Kelly, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
. Alan Anders, The City of New York

This year the summit will cover:
. Electoral Politics: Muni Bond Tax Exemption Under Active Attack
. Developments in the Secondary Market: Where is the Liquidity?
. Municipal Bond Indices - What is Missing?
. Borrowing at the Short End - Trends Affecting the Variable Rate Market
. SEC Roadmap for the Muni Market: Pre-Trade Price Transparency, Market
Structure, and Disclosure

Click here to view more information on the conference:

WHO:  SIFMA

WHAT:  Municipal Bond Summit

Where: Conrad New York, 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282

WHEN:  Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:00am (EDT)

MEDIA RSVP: Jeana Zamanski, [email protected], (202) 962-7384

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The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) brings
together the shared interests of hundreds of securities firms, banks and
asset managers.  SIFMA's mission is to support a strong financial industry,
investor opportunity, capital formation, job creation and economic growth,
while building trust and confidence in the financial markets.  SIFMA, with
offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the
Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA).  For more information, visit
http://www.sifma.org/.------------------------------------------------------

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