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21 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 427 (1996)


This article examines the existing regulations of the municipal securities market, focusing on what activities prompted the regulatory changes and analyzing the direction and efficacy of these regulations in terms of the deficiencies in the market. Part One gives a background sketch of the market and its participants from the time of the New York City fiscal crises to today. Part Two discusses whether the existing regulation is sufficient to produce disclosure, focusing on the Orange County crises. Part Three offers a critique of the current regulatory scheme and makes some suggestions for reform.