BAW is Back and Bigger Than Ever


Registration is open for the 43rd Annual Bond Attorneys' Workshop (BAW). Gain fresh perspectives and learn how to negotiate new challenges by registering for BAW today. This year's highlights include: (1) 31 panel session topics ranging from refresher panels to advanced and intermediate sessions for varied experience levels, (2) Four ethics sessions that offer you more opportunities to earn the ethics credit you need including the Plenary Super Session on diversity and implicit bias, and (3) Three 45-minute bonus sessions during Thursday's lunch break on a variety of relevant topics affecting the industry. BAW takes place on September 26 - 28, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago. Register online.

NABL Leadership Visits Capitol Hill and Regulators

On June 27, 2018, NABL President Sandy MacLennan and President-Elect Dee Wisor visited Capitol Hill and with regulators at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Specifically, they met with senior staff from the House Ways & Means and Senate Finance Committees, as well as the SEC’s Office of Municipal Securities, and Lynnette Kelly, Executive Director of the MSRB. They discussed NABL’s mission, as well as current issues of importance to the membership, including Tax Reform Phase 2 and proposed amendments to SEC Rule 15c2-12. The Hill meetings also focused on the important role tax-exempt municipal bonds play in financing public infrastructure across the United States. Meetings with regulators also included discussions about what’s on their agenda and how NABL can be helpful.

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Watch Navigate NABL - Social Media/Website Webinar


Are you interested in learning more about NABL.org and NABL’s social media platforms?  Then take a few moments to listen to NABL’ s new webinar entitled, “Follow Along! How to Utilize NABL's Social Media and Website Webinar.” This mini-training session covers how to leverage NABL’s social media channels and website, nabl.org, to boost your industry knowledge and advance your career. NABL’s social media channels (TwitterFace­bookInstagram, and LinkedIn) will help you to stay in-the-know about recent industry news, upcoming legisla­tion that directly affects the market, regulation measures that will impact your day-to-day work, and future educational events to improve your practice!