April 4, 2017
Dispatches from D.C.: Highlights of the NABL Tax and Securities Law Institute
On March 9-10, 2017, Pacifica public finance attorneys attended the National Association of Bond Lawyers (“NABL”) Tax and Securities Law Institute (“TSLI”) in Washington, D.C. Deanna Gregory chaired the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Enforcement panel and Alison Benge was a panelist for the Tax Hot Topics session. The SEC and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) have proposed or recently adopted a number of rules applicable to state and municipal bonds, and TSLI featured lively discussions of these developments, among others. The following highlights the topics discussed, from a tax law and securities law perspective.