The Securities and Exchange Commission was legally required by fiscal 2016 appropriation act provisions to reject changes to Rule G-37 that extended political contribution restrictions to municipal advisors, three state Republican groups told federal appeals court judges.
Boosted by new grant funding, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, led by new executive director Michael Belsky, wants to raise its voice on municipal finance research and education.
Investor appetite for yield overcame any credit quality concerns buyers had as Detroit saw strong demand for its first post-bankruptcy general obligation/distributable state aid backed bond sale issue.
We are hearing so much these days about socially responsible investing, sustainable investing, impact investing, and investing based on ESG criteria meaning environment, social and governance. But what does it all mean? This workshop will help learners understand how the history of SRI has led to current practices and principles, with an emphasis on concepts and strategies related to fixed income investing.