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IOSCO recommendations to improve regulatory reporting and transparency in corporate bond markets

On 5 April 2018, the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a final report containing recommendations for improving the information on secondary corporate bond markets available to both regulators and the public. The final report recommends that regulatory authorities … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Detained Aliens Do Not Have Constitutional Right to Periodic Bond Hearings

On Tuesday, February 27, the Supreme Court ruled in Jennings v. Rodriguez. In a 5-3 ruling, with Justice Elena Kegan recused and Justice Samuel Alito writing for the majority, the Court held that the Ninth Circuit erred in holding that … Continue reading

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Sinking Fund Bond Financing Programs

Investors have been attracted to sinking funds to raise capital, increase cash flow and reduce financing costs. The article will present an overview of the sinking fund including the characteristics of a bond sinking fund and the general provisions of … Continue reading

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California Stem Cells, 'Rapture' and a $5 Billion Bond Measure

This past weekend brought news about a "rapturous agreement among Republicans and Democrats" to support development of new therapies by financing biomedical research with billions of dollars.The New York Times article indicated that the rapture could have something to do … Continue reading

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Arkansas Buses Must Carry Non-Believers' Ads; But $15,000 Bond Required

An Arkansas federal district judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction requiring the Central Arkansas Transit Authority to allow the United Coalition of Reason (UCR) to purchase ads on the outside of 18 public buses. However UCR will be required … Continue reading

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