The term "municipal
advisor" includes a person or entity (other than a municipal
entity or employee of a municipal
entity) that: "(i) provides advice to or on behalf of a municipal
entity or obligated person with respect to municipal
financial products or the issuance of municipal
securities, including advice with respect to the structure, timing, terms and other similar matters concerning such financial products or issues; or (ii) undertakes a solicitation of a municipal
Within two years, hundreds of new municipal
power utilities were up and running across the country, and within 20 years, virtually all of rural America had electricity, provided either by rural co-ops or big utilities spurred to action by municipal
Committee members were concerned that a bill prohibiting cities from forming municipal
utilities will be reintroduced next week when the state Legislature reconvenes.
Still, how can you choose among the 1,845 municipal
bond funds tracked by Chicago-based Morningstar Inc.
Some investors who several years ago bought municipal
or corporate bonds sporting juicy, double-digit yields didn't read the fine print: A great many of these issues are callable.
In the merger of Putnam Municipal
Bond Fund into Putnam Municipal
Opportunities Trust, each common shareholder of Putnam Municipal
Bond Fund as of the close of business on February 22, 2008 received common shares of Putnam Municipal
Opportunities Trust equal in value to the aggregate net asset value of common shares of Putnam Municipal
Bond Fund owned immediately prior to the merger.
For Rice, 41, it's meant building his firm into an operation specializing in municipal
interest-rate swaps, one of several types of securities known as derivatives.
The agreement is aimed at improving efficiency of the court by spreading the caseload more evenly among all judges instead of having backlogs in some Superior Court rooms when there are judges available in the Municipal
Certainly in some instances the judges who now handle small claims, traffic cases, preliminary hearings and the other chores now assigned to municipal
courts would continue to do the same work - only they would get paid more for it.
The principals were serious players in the high-stakes game of municipal
finance, where you paid to play and it paid to know the players, i.
Fifteen judges handle lawsuits filed in the downtown Los Angeles Municipal
Business press articles that have criticized bond dealers for contributing to politicians who, in turn, select their firms as municipal