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Seminar Just One Week Away

Atlanta

There is only one week left to register for the 2014 Seminar! There is still time for your associates to register for the event.

The Seminar will take place on April 30-May 2 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta.  Specifically designed for attorneys, paralegals, government officials and employees, financial consultants, trustees, municipal advisors and other municipal finance professionals and market participants seeking a basic understanding of municipal bond law and related public finance issues.  The Seminar will help to take your associates to the next level in their practice by strengthening their knowledge of tax, securities, and state law issues pertaining to municipal finance.  They will have the opportunity to connect with other top professionals and and industry experts working in the field of public finance.  Attendees will earn CLE credits specifically geared toward municipal finance law.  All attendees will also receive both the electronic and printed resource materials used in the Seminar which they can use in their practice when they return.

For more informational and to register online visit the Seminar Website.


The Status Quo’s Expiration Date

The Senate Finance Committee reported out a bill extending virtually all of the so-called “extenders,” some of which involve state and local bonds, such as an allocation of $400 million for both 2014 and 2015 for QZABs. (See related article in the full story here.)  Most of these provisions expired at the end of last year. Congress has often let thes provisions lapse for a variety of reasons before extending them.  The main reason no effort was made to extend them last year was because the leadership of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee wanted to deal with these provisions as part of tax reform.  Acting on them separately from overall tax reform was seen as an admission that tax reform was dead.  Now instead the action on these provisions is being spoken of as the first step in tax reform.  Click here to continue reading...


NABL ANNOUNCES FUNDAMENTALS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Now in its third year, NABL is pleased to announce that five applicants for the 2014 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar Law Student Scholarship Program have been selected as recipients. Each of the recipients will receive a waiver of the enrollment fee to the seminar, complimentary hotel lodging and reimbursement of travel expenses.

The 2014 Scholarship Recipients are:

  • Jessica Diaz – University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (3L)
  • Tom Hoffman – Saint Louis University School of Law (2L)
  • George Miles – University of Connecticut School of Law (3L)
  • Adam Parker – University of North Carolina School of Law, May 2013; Law Clerk, North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Caitlyn Smith – University of Alabama School of Law (3L)

For more information on the Scholarship recipients and on the Seminar click here.


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Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar

Apr 30–May 2, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia

Be a part of the next wave of bond lawyers to take over the industry by attending the 2014 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar, April 30-May 2, 2014, in Atlanta GA. Download the 2014 Fundamentals Registration Brochure for more…

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THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF NABL.

Interested sponsors visit the sponsorship & exhibiting page on the NABL website, or contact NABL’s Deputy Director, Meetings and Sponsorship, Susan Zelner at 202-503-3280 or szelner@nabl.org.


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Linda Wyman
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