2013 BDA Conference Public Finance Panel


Recorded October 10, 2013 at 2013 Bond Dealers of America National Fixed Income Conference

Confronted by political threats to the municipal tax exemption, perceptions of municipal bankruptcies and increasing demands on disclosure, issuers and bond insurers discuss how they will meet financing needs moving forward.

Presenters (from left to right):

•  Joseph Costello, Executive Director, Chicago Regional Transportation Authority
•  Noreen Roche-Carter, Treasurer, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
•  John Hallacy, Managing Director, Assured Guaranty
•  Chris Meister, Executive Director, Illinois Finance Authority
•  Ronald Bernardi, Principal, President and CEO, Bernardi Securities Inc. (Moderator)

Panel session by topic:

•  Municipal disclosure. View segment
•  Municipal bond tax exemption. View segment 
•  Municipal default & bankruptcy. View segment