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May 22, 2020

Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Disclosure Practices

The SEC’s Office of Municipal Securities (OMS) is hosting a virtual conference focused on disclosure in the secondary market for municipal securities. Join Chairman Jay Clayton, Commissioner Hester Peirce, Commissioner Elad Roisman, Commissioner Allison Herren Lee, OMS staff, and a wide-range of market participants for a discussion of current secondary market disclosure practices, including COVID-19 related disclosure and potential opportunities for regulatory and industry improvement.

Conference Details

June 16, 2020

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

1:00 – 1:20 pm


Jay Clayton, Chairman, SEC

Hester Peirce, Commissioner, SEC

Elad Roisman, Commissioner

Allison Herren Lee, Commissioner, SEC

Rebecca Olsen, Director, Office of Municipal Securities, SEC

1:20 – 2:10 p.m.

PANEL 1: Voluntary Disclosure Practices in the Secondary Market:

A discussion of municipal issuer and conduit borrower voluntary disclosure practices in the secondary market.

  • Moderator: Adam Wendell, Senior Special Counsel, Office of Municipal Securities, SEC
  • Jennifer Brown, Director of Finance, City of Sugar Land, Texas
  • James Mclntyre, Director of Capital Markets, New York State Homes and Community Renewal
  • Chris Meister, Executive Director, Illinois Finance Authority
  • Stacey Lewis, Partner, Pacifica Law Group

2:10-3:00 pm

PANEL 2: Perspectives from the Buy Side:

A discussion of secondary market disclosure from perspective of the buy side.

  • Moderator: Ahmed Abonamah, Deputy Director, Office of Municipal Securities, SEC
  • Nicole Byrd, Senior Investment Professional, Nationwide Mutual Insurance
  • Sandy Pae Goldstein, Director, Fundamental Credit Opportunities
  • Hugh McGuirk, Portfolio Manager, T.Rowe Price
  • Maryann Santos, Business Operations Manager, Capital One Public Funding, LLC

3:00-4:00 p.m.

PANEL 3: Secondary Market Disclosure Hot Topics:

A discussion of hot topics in the area of secondary market disclosure, including COVID-19 related disclosures.

  • Moderator: Rebecca Olsen, Director, Office of Municipal Securities, SEC
  • Patrick Brett, Managing Director, Citigroup
  • Dan Deaton, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Megan Kilgore, City Auditor, City of Columbus, Ohio
  • Mark Kim, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MSRB
  • Lisa Washburn, Managing Director, Municipal Market Analytics, Inc.

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