GFOA Committee Outlines Finance Officials' Function in Privatizations

Resnick, Amy B.
May 1999
Bond Buyer;05/25/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30648, p25
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Reports on the Government Finance Officers Association's (GFOA) approval of a recommended practice for finance officials to use when considering privatizing government services or assets in the United States. Roles and responsibilities of officials in the privatization process; Recommendations on the use of bonds to finance parts of privatization efforts.


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