Erich Schmitz Awarded NABL’s 2020 Carlson Prize
Erich Schmitz has been awarded the Carlson Prize by the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) for his work on the article entitled “Practical Considerations in Electronic Disclosure by State and Municipal Bond Issuers”, along with co-authors Stacey Crawshaw-Lewis, Glenn Weinstein, David Y. Bannard.
The article offers detailed, practical guidelines for State and local government Issuers in navigating legal requirements pertaining to electronic investor disclosure in the areas of websites, social media, and other electronic media.
Erich focuses his practice on a variety of financing activities for non-profit organizations, banking institutions, and governmental issuers in a range of sectors including healthcare, social infrastructure, transportation, multi-family housing, and education.
The Carlson Prize is awarded annually by NABL to the author(s) of the best scholarly article submitted for publication in The Bond Lawyer: The Journal of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, or on NABL’s website.
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