TITLE

Lawyers and Conflicts

AUTHOR(S)
Barnett, Susanna Duff
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/8/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31921, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the move of issuers to hire other attorneys to represent them in Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits of tax-exempt bond transactions in the U.S. Possibility of conflicts of interest to arise when a law firm provides a bond opinion in a transaction; Inclusion of the conflict of interest waiver in the letter of engagement from law firms to the issuers; Warning of IRS for issuers to be wary when hiring the same law firm that provided an opinion to represent it in an audit.
ACCESSION #
13758459

 

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