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- Groups Warn of Issue Price Rules' Impact on Competitive Deals. // Bondbuyer.com;9/24/2015, p35
The article reports that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has been urged by several market groups, including the Government Finance Officers Association and the Bond Dealers of America, to include a safe harbor for competitive bond deals in its proposed issue price rules.
- Lawmakers agree to let muni issuers appeal IRS rulings. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;06/22/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30419, p1
Reports on an agreement between US House of Representatives and Senate negotiators allowing municipal bond issuers to appeal administratively instead of through the Tax Court cases about bonds' taxability that had been decided by US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Agreement on provision the IRS...
- GFOA Updates Debt Best Practices. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;3/24/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34080, p1
The article reports that the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has updated debt practices by adding a municipal advisor rule, which will be effective from July 1, 2014. Topics discussed include the approval of 14 practices by the GFOA executive board, rules related to the method of...
- Groups: Protect Munis. DePaul, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;4/25/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33703, p1
The article reports on the move of five groups that represent local governments towards protection of the municipal bonds. It says that the groups are requesting the leaders of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to keep municipal bonds' tax-exemption, avoid government preemption, and ensure...
- Roll call, please. // New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p1
Reports that the US Congress has passed a bill that would give municipalities the ability to issue bonds for economic development projects. Limitation of municipal bonding to a community's own capital projects; Fostering of public-private cooperation; Rejection of a bill to raise the minimum wage.
- Muni market must wipe out pay-to-play to eliminate slurs. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;07/28/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30196, p27
Opinion. Argues in favor of eliminating pay-to-play practices in the municipal bond market in the United States. Support for US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Arthur Levitt's proposal to eliminate the practice; Debate in the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board over whether...
- PSA proposed underwriters agreement to reflect regulatory, market changes. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;08/18/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30211, p1
Reports on proposals to revise standard agreement for municipal bond underwriters in the United States. Contrast with the proposals of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board; Rule affecting syndicate members; Obligation of underwriters to potential investors.
- PSA asks issuers to use standardized cover sheet for muni disclosure filings. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;08/18/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30211, p4
Reports on efforts to encourage the use of a standardized cover sheet among municipal bond issuers in the United States. Complaints over inaccuracies in the National Recognized Municipal Securities Information Repositories (NRMSIR); Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules regarding...
- Envisioning a tax-exempt future. Green, Micah // American City & County;Jun94, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p18
Features suggested federal actions to maximize the value of tax-exempt municipal bonds and enhance their ability to leverage federal resources. Issuance of regulatory guidance on advance refunds; Broader tax-exempt financing for infrastructure projects involving private participation; Creation...