SEC and MSRB Representatives Provide Commentary Regarding Continuing Disclosure in Light of COVID-19

By Harsha Sekar, Parker Schenken, and Peter Whitmore

On March 19, 2020, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Municipal Securities hosted a webinar titled “Understanding How Continuing Disclosures Appear on the EMMA® Website.” Portions of the webinar addressed questions regarding the continuing disclosure obligations of issuers, underwriters, and obligated persons in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. Below, we have summarized certain COVID-19-related comments made during the webinar. Responses were identified as the views of the speakers themselves and not of the MSRB or SEC.

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