TITLE

NFMA draft suggests 'best practices' for disclosure in most troubled areas

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;05/21/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30646, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the best practices recommended by the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) for issuers and borrowers to use to improve disclosure for housing, health care, and land-secured financings in the United States. Draft position papers issued by NFMA; Development of the papers by committees made up of analysts, bankers, financial advisers and issuer groups' representatives.
ACCESSION #
1880905

 

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