Upcoming Recordkeeping Requirement Under Section 943 of the Dodd-Frank Act
On January 20, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted final rules1 relating to disclosure and diligence responsibilities with respect to the underlying portfolios securing asset‐backed securities (“ABS”) pursuant to Sections 943 and 945 of the Dodd‐Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd‐Frank Act”).2 The Section 943 disclosure rules, for municipal issuers, have a three‐year delayed compliance date, BUT require record‐keeping commencing January 1, 2012.
Also of Interest
- SEC Staff Guidance Regarding Secondary Market Disclosure
This Advisory provides a summary and analysis of the recent Staff Legal Bulletin from the SEC’s Office of Municipal Securities.
- Revised IRS Form 8038-CP
The Internal Revenue Service released a revised version of Form 8038-CP (Return for Credit Payments to Issuers of Qualified Bonds) dated January 2020.
- Hawkins Attorneys to co-chair and moderate The Bond Buyer’s National Outlook 2020 Conference
Howard Zucker will be co-chairing the Bond Buyer's 2020 National Outlook Conference. This annual event brings together specialists and professionals from every corner of the public finance industry.
- Hawkins Bond Counsel for the 2019 Northeast Deal of the Year
On December 4, 2019, the 18th Edition of the Bond Buyer Deal of the Year awards recognized New York's Battery Park City Authority 2019 financings with the northeast regional Deal of the Year award. Hawkins served as bond counsel for the Authority in connection with its $673 million multi-series transaction.