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The NFMA  has a committee to review releases and new standards from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. They have prepared a summary of changes related to GASB 87, New Governmental Lease Accounting Standards . To download this summary, click here.

The NFMA has responded to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board's Invitation to Comment: Proposed Statement No. 3-30, Certain Disclosures Related to Debt, Including Direct Borrowings and Direct Placements. To read the letter, click here.

The NFMA will hold its Advanced Seminar on State Governments at the Grand Hyatt Denver on October 26 & 27, 2017. To view the program for this event, click here. To register, click here.

The NFMA's Introduction to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis will take place on November 16 & 17, 2017 in Philadelphia. The seminar is open to members and non-members, and is recommended for new analysts as well as other market participants who wish to expand their understanding of municipal bond credit analysis. To view the program, click here. To register, click here. A limited number of student and government discounts are available. Contact Lisa Good for more information.

The NFMA Disclosure Committee released the Recommended Best Practices in Disclosure for Local Government General Obligation Debt, draft dated June 22, 2017. Comments will be taken through September 30, 2017, after which a final version will be prepared. To view the press release, click here. To view the paper, click here.

Educational Programs

The NFMA holds an Annual Conference each spring. The conference provides members with the opportunity to hear presentations, to meet with members of other Constituent Societies of the NFMA, and to contribute their efforts to the overall advancement of the NFMA. At the conference, the NFMA presents awards to individuals and organizations for extraordinary contributions to municipal analysis. For a list of past award recipients, click HERE.

The NFMA also holds its Introduction to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis for new analysts each fall; the location for the past several years has been Philadelphia. Finally, Advanced Seminars cover in-depth current topics of importance to the industry for seasoned analysts, and are held in various locations around the country each fall and January.

Constituent Societies hold educational events for members. Many of these events are open to members of other societies within the NFMA, and are posted on the NFMA's Event Calendar.

 

 

Market Advocacy

The NFMA has been a strong advocate of improved disclosure in the municipal market since its inception. Throughout its history, the NFMA has issued recommended best practices, white papers, comment letters and position statements on relevant topics in the municipal market. To view NFMA papers, go to Resources.

Job Bank

The NFMA maintains a job bank for its members. Employers may submit job postings via this link: Job Bank Submissions