TITLE

Puerto Rico Court Largely Upholds Judicial Pension Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Slavin, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Investment Management Mandate Pipeline;2/24/2014, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Puerto Rico Supreme Court has largely upheld the constitutionality of the Puerto Rico government's reform of the judicial pension system in December 2013. The potential effect of the court decision on the government's scheduled sale of 2.8-billion dollars in general obligation bonds in March 2014 is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
94734509

 

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