After having been withdrawn from the energy bill in the Senate, controversial legislation to provide federal funds to Flint, Mich., and any other community facing a water crisis, has been included in a major water bill introduced in the chamber this week.
Sewon Kim has joined Siebert Brandford Shank as head of its Transportation Banking Group, the firm announced on Wednesday. Kim, a 16-year industry veteran, will be based in the firms New York City headquarters on Wall Street.
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Top rated municipal bonds finished steady to stronger on Friday, according to traders, who once again looked ahead to a healthy new issue slate. Total volume for the upcoming week is estimated by Ipreo at $8.17 billion.
Top rated municipal bonds were steady to stronger at mid-session, according to traders, who they once again look ahead to a healthy new issue slate. Total volume for next week is estimated by Ipreo at $8.17 billion, up from a revised total of $7.25 billion sold this week, according to Thomson Reuters. more »
Dustin McDonald, the current director of the Government Finance Officers Associations federal liaison center, is leaving GFOA on Friday to lead the marijuana technology company Weedmaps government relations practice. more »
Brian Fraser, co-chair of the litigation department at Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, examines the challenges of distinguishing a loan from a bond and a loan from a security, in a chat with Bond Buyer northeast regional editor Paul Burton.
Worst case, to-maturity debt service calculations that ignore the issuer's optional redemption feature lead to flatly wrong calculations for critical items like expected capital cost, refunding savings, and simple, basic principal and interest payments.