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SEC Proposes Expansive New Continuing Disclosure Requirements Regarding Private Debt and Other Financial Obligations

Posted in Disclosure

By CHARLES E. CAREY On March 15, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission” or “SEC”) published in the Federal Register for comment proposed amendments to Rule 15c2-12 (the “Rule”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) that would amend the list of event notices required under the Rule in a manner that,… Continue Reading

IRS Announces Closing Agreement Process for At-Risk Student Loan Bonds

Posted in Tax/arbitrage

The IRS has announced the procedures, and settlement cost methodology, for issuers seeking to preserve the tax-exemption of those student loan bonds that are at risk of being declared taxable due to the issuer’s attempted compliance with arbitrage restrictions using a loan-swapping technique that the IRS has determined is ineffective.  The closing agreement arrangements, which are… Continue Reading