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Registration is open for the NFMA's 36th Annual Conference, to take place at the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, May 7-10, 2019.  To view the program, click here. To register, click here. To see who is speaking, click here. Our Diamond Plus and Diamond sponsors are listed here. To view exhibitors, click here.

The Municipal Analysts Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 1, is available by clicking here. The NFMA publishes its newsletter three times per year.  The newsletter provides members with the opportunity to hear from NFMA officers and committees, as well as constituent societies, with news about past and upcoming initiatives and events. You can find past newsletters under Resources on the navigation bar on the NFMA home page.

The NFMA Summary of the SEC Rule 15c2-12 Amendments issued on August 20, 2018 is available online. To read/download the summary, click here.

The NFMA announced the filing of an amicus curiae brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of the appeal filed by Assured Guaranty, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company and National Public Financial Guarantee Corporation of a decision of the United District Court for the District of Puerto Rico (the “District Court”) involving Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority bonds. Click here to read the press release:  Press releaseClick here to read the amicus brief: amicus brief.

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