Types of Debt Instruments and Understanding Refundings

Training Type: 
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Apr 22 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm  EDT
Field of Study: 
CPE Credits: 
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Chief Financial Officer
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Managing Director
Public Finance Group for US Corporate Banking at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd, Los Angeles, CA
Who Will Benefit: 

Finance staff, new chief financial officers, and those who are responsible for their entity’s debt management.

Program Description: 

Participants will be provided with the tools and techniques needed to understand issuing and managing their jurisdiction’s debt.

An overview of the types of debt instruments available (tax-exempt/taxable; fixed/variable rate), pledging responsibilities, IRS regulations, and the use of market data will be addressed. Additionally, the course will review the opportunities for refunding, and how to determine when refunding makes the most economic sense.

Seminar Objectives: 


  • Develop a thorough understanding of the various debt instruments available to state and local governments
  • Develop effective policy guidelines for debt management
  • Bring awareness to using and hiring outside finance professionals
  • Understand issuer disclosure responsibilities 
  • Get the most out of rating agency presentations


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