Q2 Advocacy Update

Join the Government Affairs Committee (GAC) for our Second Quarter Advocacy Update on the afternoon of June 27, 2023.

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Will Higher Interest Rates Take Us Back to The Future? (On-Demand)

The financial landscape is rapidly evolving, and the recent uptick in inflation and interest rates is set to bring about a new era of borrowing and investing. As a bond…

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Victoria S. Byerly, Kline Alvarado Veio, P.C.

A Pacific Northwest native with a passion for tax law and public finance, Victoria has made significant contributions to the field through her service on the NABL Tax Committee and…

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Debt Deal Done; What’s Next?

A look at Congress’ long to-do list heading into a busy second half of 2023.

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Recognizing Excellence: Awards & Board Nominations Now Open

Submissions for the awards and board of directors are due June 16, 2023.

  • Comments

Requests for 2023-2024 IRS Priority Guidance Plan

Requested items for inclusion on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) 2023-2024 Priority Guidance Plan.

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Loan Agreement

In a private placement, the agreement between the issuer and a lender (e.g., a bank) pertaining to the loan of the bond proceeds to the issuer. In conduit financings, the agreement between the borrower  and the issuer pertaining to the loan of the bond proceeds to the borrower.