Hawkins Attorneys Featured at Bond Attorneys’ Workshop
The National Association of Bond Lawyers will host its 43rd annual Bond Attorneys’ Workshop September 26-28, 2018 in Chicago. The conference is the premier event for public finance attorneys. This year’s conference includes 31 panels on a broad variety of topics covering virtually every practice area in public finance.
This year’s conference will feature four Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP attorneys. Michela Daliana will serve on the “Hot Topics Tax” panel that will discuss current federal tax issues, including recently released rulings, regulations and other guidance. Brian Garzione will serve on the “Post-Issuance Compliance” panel that will cover post-issuance compliance for federal tax and securities law purposes including diligence and documentation, continuing disclosure and course correction. Peter Lam will serve on the “Private Activity Bond Tests” panel that will cover the fundamental principles of private activity bonds. Chuck Toto will serve on the “Health Care Facilities –Non Tax Matters” panel that will examine non-tax issues for financings of 501(c)(3) health care providers including issues related to health care mergers, troubled credits and health care reform.
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- Guidance from Treasury regarding USD LIBOR Phase-Out
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- Michela Daliana Honored as a 2019 Northeast Women in Public Finance Trailblazer
Michela Daliana was named a 2019 Trailblazer by the Northeast Women in Public Finance for her keen leadership and mentoring women across the industry.