Brian Garzione named Chair of NABL’s Securities Law and Disclosure Committee
In the fall of 2020, Brian Garzione was named Chair of NABL’s Securities Law and Disclosure Committee (SLDC). The SLDC advises on developments in federal securities laws and disclosure practices relating to municipal securities and undertakes projects relating to such matters. As Chair, Brian is currently overseeing a variety of SLDC projects, including (i) a white paper on underwriter due diligence, (ii) updates to guidance in the SEC’s 1994 Interpretive Release, (iii) a model continuing disclosure agreement project, and (iv) a best practices paper for risk factors disclosure.
Recently, Brian was the SLDC liaison on the newly published project, “An Update: Crafting Disclosure Policies”.
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