Hawkins Advisories on Securities Law and Tax Law Developments in Public Finance
Attorneys at Hawkins have recently authored several Hawkins Advisories on legal topics of interest to issuers and professionals in the tax-exempt finance industry, including updates on several important developments in tax and securities law. By circulating Advisories after important legal developments in public finance, Hawkins keeps its clients and friends well informed as to these topics.
John McNally and other attorneys in the Hawkins securities law group authored Hawkins Advisories on the SEC cease-and-desist settlement orders with 71 municipal issuers and obligated persons pursuant to the MCDC Initiative and on MSRB Rule G-42.
Attorneys in the Hawkins tax department authored Hawkins Advisories on new final regulations published by the IRS amending certain provisions of the existing arbitrage regulations and on IRS Revenue Procedure 2016-44, which modifies existing procedures on treatment of management contracts involving property financed with tax-exempt bond proceeds.
These Hawkins Advisories and many others on topics of interest may be found at www.hawkins.com.
Also of Interest
- New Current Refunding Guidelines for Bonds Issued Pursuant to Special Authorizations
On May 22, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2019-39. The Notice provides guidance on the issuance of tax-exempt state and local bonds and tax-exempt Indian tribal government bonds in current refunding issues...
- General Public Use Requirement for Qualified Residential Rental Projects
This Hawkins Advisory provides information of specific interest to multi-family housing bond issuers regarding the general public use requirement for qualified residential rental projects.
- Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits
This Hawkins Advisory includes information of specific interest to single-family housing bond issuers regarding Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits
- Brian Garzione drafts NABL's “Analysis of SIFMA Model Memorandum to Underwriter's Counsel”
The purpose of the NABL analysis is to highlight issues to consider when reviewing the Memorandum or other written guidance modeled on the Memorandum and it also includes recommendations on how the proposed duties may be modified and/or limited in scope.