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.
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- Carol McCoog Assumes NABL President-Elect Position
Carol McCoog has been elected President-elect of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL).
- SEC Actions – Rule 15c2-12 Limited Offering Exemption
This Advisory examines how, for the first time, the SEC has brought charges against underwriters who fail to meet the legal requirements of the limited offering exemption provided by Rule 15c2-12 in connection with offerings of municipal securities.
- Municipal Market — Federal Securities Law Update (2022)
This Hawkins Advisory provides an update on the municipal securities market and related federal securities law regulation. In particular, this Advisory reviews (i) the current composition of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and its regulatory priorities; (ii) the SEC’s proposed rules on climate change disclosure and other environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) initiatives; (iii) developments in cybersecurity disclosure; and (iv) recent SEC enforcement actions in the municipal securities market.
- Hawkins Served as Counsel to Two Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Winning Transactions
Hawkins is proud to have served as special and lead outside counsel on two financings that were finalists for The Bond Buyer deal of the year award for 2021 and winners in their respective categories. This year’s deals reflect the substantial expertise of Hawkins’ transportation industry attorneys.