Issuer and Issuer’s Employee Found Guilty of Securities Fraud Violations

On September 14, 2016, the City of Miami, Florida and its former budget director were found guilty of securities fraud in connection with three municipal bond offerings in 2009 and other disclosures made to investors. This case is the first federal jury trial by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) against a municipality or [...]

Issuer and Issuer’s Employee Found Guilty of Securities Fraud Violations 2016-11-22T20:13:29+00:00

New Safe Harbors for Management Contracts

The Internal Revue Service (“IRS”) has released new safe harbor guidelines for management contracts in Revenue Procedure 2016-44 (the “New Guidelines”) that determine whether a management contract results in private business use. These new safe harbors will eventually replace the old safe harbors found in Revenue Procedure 97-13, as modified by Revenue Procedure 2001-39 and [...]

New Safe Harbors for Management Contracts 2016-11-22T20:16:23+00:00

New Associate with Murray Barnes Finister LLP

Garrett Churchill, formerly an associate with Murray Barnes Finister, has left the firm in order to pursue a different career as a physical therapist. He started physical therapy school at Mercer in Atlanta in August. We wish Garrett well in his new pursuits! This summer, Murray Barnes Finister hired Harrison Sullivan as an associate attorney. [...]

New Associate with Murray Barnes Finister LLP 2016-11-23T18:31:53+00:00

Murray Barnes Finister LLP Enhanced Website

In order to increase our accessibility and continue to fulfill our goal of providing exceptional and efficient client-centric representations, Murray Barnes Finister LLP announces the redesign and enhancement of our website. As our industry and our world become more information and technology-driven, fulfilling this goal means disseminating relevant material about public finance, municipal bonds, market [...]

Murray Barnes Finister LLP Enhanced Website 2016-11-22T19:59:32+00:00