The largest African-American, Latino and woman-owned investment bank in the United States has changed its name to Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., LLC, effective Monday, to reflect its ownership structure.
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House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Robert Goodlatte has floated a draft online sales tax bill that would create a hybrid origin-sourcing tax framework for sales of products over the Internet. more »
Rep. Robert Goodlatte is floating another draft online sales tax bill, but is similar to one he previously released that drew a lot of opposition.
Financial regulators and others should work to reverse the increased narrowing of the municipal market caused by fewer retail investors and wealthier bondholders, the Securities and Exchange Commissions Investor Advocate told regulators. more »
While the Internal Revenue Services revenue procedure on management contracts received widespread praise from many bond and tax lawyers who felt it would help facilitate bond financing in public-private partnerships, several attorneys also had questions or concerns about it. more »
The Internal Revenue Service on Monday released a revenue procedure containing safe harbors for management contracts that allows them to more easily be used in bond-financed infrastructure and other projects involving public-private partnerships. more »
The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released their 2016-2017 priority guidance plan this week, which includes a revenue procedure on management contracts as well as regulations on issue price and political subdivisions. more »
The federal subsidy payments made to issuers of Build America Bonds and other direct-pay bonds will be cut by 6. 9% in fiscal 2017 under sequestration, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced. more »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday described an economic plan that he said would create the biggest tax revolution since the Reagan tax reform and cut regulations massively. more »
Two lawyers specializing in Indian tribal financing agree there is a need to put Indian tribal governments on par with state and local governments in their ability to issue tax-exempt financing, but disagreed on the success likelihood of legislation that would establish that parity. more »
Dean Fuleihan, New York Citys Director of Management and Budget, sits down with The Bond Buyers Senior Marker Reporter Chip Barnett to talk about the citys fiscal 2017 budget. Fuleihan also discusses the citys aging infrastructure and what it takes to get the right balance between maintaining the old and building the new.