On September 12, the House Financial Services Committee passed, on a unanimous, bipartisan, 60-0 vote, legislation (H.R. 2827) to clarify the Dodd-Frank Act as it relates to regulating municipal advisors. The Committees action is notable and welcome for several reasons.
Commentary: Bipartisanship Reigns, Briefly, Over Clarifying Dodd-Frank
SEP 17, 2012 11:25am ET
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A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.
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