Auditors Must Disclose Whether Officers Understand Swap Risks

Hume, Lynn
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that auditors who discover that state and local finance officers do not understand the risks of their swaps or other derivative transactions will have to warn their governmental managers about that, according to David Dennis, a partner at KPMG LLP. Outcomes of a panel session at the National Federation of Municipal Analysts; Issues to look for in trying to determine whether issuers have a good handle on the risks associated with their derivatives transactions and how to manage those risks.


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