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NFMA Cybersecurity White Paper

The NFMA released a draft White Paper on Best Practices in Cybersecurity Risk Disclosure for State & Local Governments in Municipal Offerings.  The paper is in the comment period until September 20, 2020. To read the press release, click here. To read the paper, click here.

NFMA Member Survey on Work/Travel

The NFMA is conducting a survey of members on their experiences related to COVID-19 work and travel. The result of the survey will be shared with societies, and will help in the planning of webinars and in-person events. To take this survey, click here.

NFMA Submits Comment Letter to GASB

On June 25, 2020, the NFMA submitted a comment letter to GASB on the Exposure Draft relating to Communication Methods in General Purpose External Financial Reports That Contain Basic Financial Statements:  Notes to Financial Statements. To read the letter, click here.

NFMA Newsletter

The NFMA publishes newsletters for its membership. The current newsletter will bring members up to date on the activities of the NFMA and its societies during COVID-19. To read the June 2020 issue of the NFMA Municipal Analyst Bulletin, click here.

NFMA Submits Comment Letter to MSRB on COVID-19 Credit-Related Material Event Notices

On May 6, 2020, the NFMA submitted a letter to the MSRB. To review the letter, click here.

NFMA Submits Comment on Draft Amendments to MSRB Rule A-3

On April 29, 2020, the NFMA submitted a comment letter to the MSRB on Draft Amendments to Rule A-3: Membership on the Board. To view the comment letter, click here

NFMA Comments to GASB on Postponement of the Effective Dates of Certain Authoritative Guidance

To view the comment letter submitted to GASB, 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.

 

Want to Learn More About the NFMA?

Individuals wishing to consider membership in the NFMA are invited to listen to NFMA 101. Click here to view the Webinar.

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