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Suzanne S. Mayes, Chair, Public & Project Finance Group at Cozen O'Connor to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Municipal Bonds: Trends & Updates You Must Know


New York, NY, June 23, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Suzanne S. Mayes, Chair, Public & Project Finance Group at Cozen O'Connor will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Municipal Bonds: Trends & Updates You Must Know.” This event is scheduled for July 20, 2017, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/tax-accounting-finance/local-and-municipal/municipal-bonds-trends-updates-you-must-know-live-webcast

About Suzanne S. Mayes

Suzanne Mayes, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Public & Project Finance Practice Group and vice chair of the Business Law Department, focuses her practice on municipal and project finance, with an emphasis on economic development, transportation, public works, education, senior living and housing. She serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, and disclosure counsel to a range of public, for-profit, and not-for-profit organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Suzanne is a founding member of the board of directors of Ladies First, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational and networking opportunities to female public finance professionals in the mid-Atlantic region.

About Cozen O'Connor

Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country, Cozen O’Connor has more than 600 attorneys in 24 cities across two continents. The full-service firm has nationally recognized practices in business law, litigation and government relations, and its attorneys have experience operating in all sectors of the economy. Cozen O’Connor’s diverse client list includes global Fortune 500 companies, middle-market firms poised for growth, ambitious startups, governmental and non-profit entities, and high-profile individuals.

Abstract

Recent defaults, bankruptcies and fiscal challenges have called into question the traditional stability and creditworthiness of municipal bonds, bringing the market under heightened scrutiny by regulators. Since 2010, the SEC Public Finance Unit has taken a bevy of enforcement actions concerning municipal issues, using novel techniques, which signals an aggressive stance towards addressing perceived misconduct. Municipal bond issuers and officials and regulated actors, such as underwriters and municipal advisers, should be aware of the new regulatory environment and adopt appropriate policies and practices.

In this live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the increased regulatory scrutiny and enforcement and explain how market participants can take steps to maximize opportunities and minimize risks.

Key Topics:

- Historical Trends in the Municipal Bond Market
- Current Developments and Updates
- Key Issues and Challenges Facing the Market
- Current Risks and Opportunities
- Litigation, Regulatory Scrutiny and Enforcement
- Best Practices to Mitigate Risk

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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