The Securities and Exchange Commission has been making a lot of headlines in the municipal market lately with its campaign to curb political contributions, improve secondary market disclosure, and get a handle on the risks involved in derivative products.

But the agency also has been making its views known, albeit in a much quieter way, on another subject of keen interest to municipal securities firms: When is the markup on a bond excessive?

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