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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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.
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- Brian Garzione co-authored NABL’s SEC Comment Letter on Climate Change Disclosures
As the Chair of NABL’s Securities Law and Disclosure Committee, Brian was one of the principal authors of NABL’s comment letter relating to the SEC’s public statement and request for public input on climate change disclosures.
- Brian Garzione co-authors the Supplement to NABL’s Crafting Disclosure Policies
Brian was a key participant in preparing a supplement to NABL’s Crafting Disclosure Policies.