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Municipal and government securities



Notice By Financial Institutions of Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer Activities
A financial institution that intends to engage in broker or dealer activities must notify its regulator by using the Notice by Financial Institutions of Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer Activities (FR G-FIN). This notice collects the institution's identifying information and the names and titles of its managers of government securities activities; the notice requires the institution to state whether any person associated with the respondent's government securities activities has been involved in disciplinary proceedings related to securities sales. A financial institution that intends to cease engaging in broker or dealer activities must notify its regulator by using the Notice by Financial Institutions of Termination of Activities as a Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer (FR G-FINW).


Notice By Financial Institutions of Termination of Activities as a Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer
A financial institution that intends to engage in broker or dealer activities must notify its regulator by using the Notice by Financial Institutions of Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer Activities (FR G-FIN). This notice collects the institution's identifying information and the names and titles of its managers of government securities activities; the notice requires the institution to state whether any person associated with the respondent's government securities activities has been involved in disciplinary proceedings related to securities sales. A financial institution that intends to cease engaging in broker or dealer activities must notify its regulator by using the Notice by Financial Institutions of Termination of Activities as a Government Securities Broker or Government Securities Dealer (FR G-FINW).


Uniform Application for Municipal Securities Principal or Municipal Securities Representative Associated with a Bank Municipal Securities Dealer
Financial institutions submit the interagency MSD-4 and MSD-5 forms for the employees in their municipal securities dealer departments. The FR MSD-4 is the source document for initial information submitted to each regulatory agency; it collects information, such as personal history and professional qualifications, on an employee whom the bank wishes to assume the duties of a municipal securities principal or representative. The FR MSD-5 is the source document for updating the information when an associated person's employment is terminated for any reason; it collects the date of, and reason for, termination of such an employee.


Uniform Termination Notice for Municipal Securities Principal or Municipal Securities Representative Associated with a Bank Municipal Securities Dealer
Financial institutions submit the interagency MSD-4 and MSD-5 forms for the employees in their municipal securities dealer departments. The FR MSD-4 is the source document for initial information submitted to each regulatory agency; it collects information, such as personal history and professional qualifications, on an employee whom the bank wishes to assume the duties of a municipal securities principal or representative. The FR MSD-5 is the source document for updating the information when an associated person's employment is terminated for any reason; it collects the date of, and reason for, termination of such an employee.


Application for Registration as a Municipal Securities Dealer or Amendment to such Application
A financial institution that intends to engage in municipal securities dealer activities must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and its appropriate regulatory authority (ARA) by using form MSD, "Application for Registration as a Municipal Securities Dealer." This notice collects the institution's identifying information and the names and titles of its managers of municipal securities activities; the notice requires the institution to state whether any person associated with the respondent's municipal securities activities has been involved in disciplinary proceedings related to securities sales. A financial institution that intends to cease engaging in municipal securities dealer activities must notify the SEC and its ARA by using form MSDW, "Notice of Withdrawal of Registration as a Municipal Securities Dealer."


Notice by Financial Institutions to Cease Municipal Securities Dealer Activities
A financial institution that intends to engage in municipal securities dealer activities must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and its appropriate regulatory authority (ARA) by using form MSD, "Application for Registration as a Municipal Securities Dealer." This notice collects the institution's identifying information and the names and titles of its managers of municipal securities activities; the notice requires the institution to state whether any person associated with the respondent's municipal securities activities has been involved in disciplinary proceedings related to securities sales. A financial institution that intends to cease engaging in municipal securities dealer activities must notify the SEC and its ARA by using form MSDW, "Notice of Withdrawal of Registration as a Municipal Securities Dealer."

Last Update: July 6, 2012