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Rebecca Olsen

Rebecca Olsen

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Acting Director, Office of Municipal Securities
Washington, DC, USA


Ms. Olsen is the Acting Director of the SEC’s Office of Municipal Securities. Ms. Olsen is responsible for coordinating the SEC’s municipal securities activities, administering SEC rules pertaining to municipal securities brokers and dealers, municipal advisors, investors in municipal securities, and municipal issuers. OMS advises the Commission on policy matters relating to the municipal securities market and is responsible for policy development, coordination and implementation of Commission initiatives to improve the municipal securities market, as well as providing technical assistance to the Division of Enforcement and the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. OMS also coordinates with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board on rulemaking and enforcement actions and oversees MSRB rulemaking and the SEC’s municipal advisor registration program. Prior to joining the SEC, Ms. Olsen worked as a public finance attorney at the law firm of Ballard Spahr, LLP for over a decade where she served as underwriter’s counsel, bond counsel, lender’s counsel and borrower’s counsel on a wide variety of public debt offerings and private placements. Ms. Olsen has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston College, a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and an LLM in International Business Law from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Rebecca Olsen is associated with the following items:
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The SEC Speaks in 2018, Saturday, March 03, 2018, Washington, DC
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