General Law and Practice
Monitors developments that affect our existing model opinions, develops model language for bond documents, and addresses issues in municipal law of importance to our members.
Latest from the Committee
Charter School Bond Financing
Financings of charter school facilities through the issuance of municipal debt obligations (hereinafter, “bonds”) have become increasingly prevalent since the first charter school financings were completed in the late 1980s,…
Form Conduit Indenture (2nd Edition)
The second edition of NABL’s sample form conduit indenture and accompanying commentary.
Disaster Recovery Bond Financing: Considerations for Congress
Summary of policy ideas for consideration as a first step to creating comprehensive, permanent disaster recovery legislation to address these issues. These suggestions are based on legislation previously adopted by…
Direct Purchase of State or Local Obligations by Commercial Banks and Other Financial Institutions
Paper exploring the differences between the traditional municipal market debt structure and traditional commercial lending structure.
Demystifying DTC: The Depository Trust Company and the Municipal Bond Market
Anyone who practices in the world of municipal securities has been there: in a closing room filled with executed documents, anxiously anticipating the funding of the transaction. Months, maybe years,…
An Introduction to Reinvestment Agreements
A publication to provide an overview and background of Investment Agreements, analyzes common legal and documentation issues, and highlights many of the key legal provisions included in these instruments. This…
Jon P. Jurich
Pacifica Law Group LLP
Dawn P. Bookhardt
Butler Snow LLP
Jeffery J. Qualkinbush
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Current Committee Projects
“To Lien or Not To Lien”
Forthcoming report covering the subject of security interests in collateral for municipal bond issues and public finance projects.
Carson v. Makin Thought Piece
The General Law and Practice Committee (GLPC) is working on a thought leadership piece to discuss the First Amendment questions continued in the Carson v. Makin decision. The project is…