John Cross

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John Cross
Occupation Director Of Office Of Municipal Securities
Employer Securities And Exchange Commission

John Cross is the director of the Securities And Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Municipal Securities.[1] Cross has been a prominent figure in the municipal bond market, frequently speaking to the commission, which enforces the rules the self-regulatory MSRB writes, and groups such as the National Association of Bond Lawyers.[2]

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Previous to his position at the SEC, Cross served as the associate tax legislative counsel in the office of tax policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he had significant responsibility for legislative, regulatory and budgetary tax matters affecting municipal bonds. Cross led the agency’s implementation of the municipal bond provisions of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which included public guidance on Build America Bonds and other targeted municipal bond programs. He also played a significant role in the Treasury Department’s efforts to address municipal bond market challenges in the 2008 financial crisis.[3]

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