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Tax Reform: The Threat of Annihilation of Tax Exempt Financing

Nov
6
2017

Date: November 6, 2017

Time: 12:00PM

Location: Webinar

On November 2, 2017, the Republican leadership of the U.S. House released a tax reform bill that has the potential to eliminate, effective January 1, 2018, tax-exempt bond financing for nonprofits, housing, student loans, and industrial development (so-called “private activity bonds”), as well as restricting tax-exempt bond financing by state and local governments. Join uniquely qualified governmental, bond, and legislative counsel for insight on these changes, the prospects for enactment of such legislation, and how participants in tax-exempt financings can respond to this disruptive development.

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Speakers

Professional Cropped Burke Meghan Mintz

Meghan B. Burke

Speaker

Meghan B. Burke leads Mintz's Public Finance Practice, serving as bond counsel and advising underwriters, borrowers, trustees, and purchasers in tax-exempt and taxable general obligation and revenue financings. Meghan handles matters related to transportation, education, health care, and other areas.
Professional Cropped Regier John Mintz

John R. Regier

Speaker

John R. Regier is a Mintz Member who's considered one of the foremost bond authorities in Massachusetts. He has represented the state in bond dealings for decades. John is also an ethics partner at Mintz, and he was largely responsible for developing the firm's pro bono policy.
Charles A. Samuels is an antitrust and regulatory lawyer at Mintz. He assists clients with consumer product safety and environmental regulations and serves as general counsel to many trade associations. Chuck represents clients before federal agencies like the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Leonard Weiser-Varon is a Mintz Member who handles municipal and corporate debt transactions. Len represents state sponsors and private program managers of Section 529 and 529A savings programs. He often speaks on securities and constitutional law matters.