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SEC Releases Full Agenda and Panelists for
Third Annual Municipal Market Roundtable
"Secondary Market Disclosure for the 21st Century"



Washington, D.C., November 1, 2001 – The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the full agenda and names of panelists for the Third Annual Municipal Market Roundtable that its Office of Municipal Securities will host on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Roundtable will take place at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 42 West 44th Street, New York, New York, 10036. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis. For additional information, please call the Office of Municipal Securities at (202) 942-7300.

The Roundtable will provide a forum for a wide variety of municipal market participants to present their observations and opinions on the status of the secondary market disclosure system under Rule 15c2-12 and discuss possible changes to the current system.


8:30–9:00 a.m. Arrival

9:00–9:10 a.m. Opening Remarks:
Stephen J. Weinstein, Esq.
SEC Office of Municipal Securities

9:10–10:10 a.m. Panel I – NRMSIRs and SIDs:
Repository representatives identify problems which they experience with the current system and suggest possible solutions.

Margaret "Peg" Henry, Esq.
SEC Office of Municipal Securities

Peter Schmitt
DPC Data Inc.
Arthur Brasch
Director of Municipal Products
FT Interactive Data
Maryrose Carosia
Director of Information Services
Standard & Poors/J.J. Kenny Repository
Doug Kemp, Esq.
Bloomberg Municipal Repository
Dan Black
Executive Director
Municipal Advisory Counsel

10:10–11:10 p.m. Panel II – Continuing Disclosure Under Rule 15c2-12:
A discussion of the benefits and drawbacks to the current continuing disclosure system.

Mary N. Simpkins, Esq.
Senior Special Counsel
SEC Office of Municipal Securities

Alan Polsky
First Vice President & Director of Research
Dougherty & Company LLC
Leslie Richards-Yellen, Esq.
The Vanguard Group
Walter K. Knorr
Chief Financial Officer
City of Chicago
Charles Brass
Executive Vice President
New York City Housing Development Corporation
Relmond P. VanDaniker
Executive Director
National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers & Treasurers
Frank Chin
Managing Director Salomon Smith Barney
Diane McNabb
Managing Director A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc.
Patrick K. Arey, Esq.
Abramoff, Neuberger & Linder LLP

11:10–11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m. Panel III – Brainstorming Improvements in Secondary Market Disclosure
Martha Mahan Haines, Esq.
Chief, SEC Office of Municipal Securities

Terry Atkinson
Managing Director, Municipal Securities Group
UBS Paine Webber
Robert A. Estrada, Esq.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.
Jeffrey Pohl, Esq.
General Counsel
New York Dormitory Authority
Frank Hoadley
Capital Finance Director
State of Wisconsin
Paul M. Maco, Esq.
Vinson & Elkins
M. Jane Dickey, Esq.
Rose Law Firm
Roger L. Davis, Esq.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

12:50–1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Martha Mahan Haines, Esq.
Chief, SEC Office of Municipal Securities



Modified: 11/01/2001