The Municipal Advisor Under Dodd-Frank

One of the reforms mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”) is the endorsement in law and regulation of the role of Municipal Advisors in the issuance of municipal bonds and other related financial transactions....

Uber: A Test for Birmingham

The local media have reported that conversations have restarted between the Birmingham City Council and Uber, the ride sharing service that is the prime exemplar of the “sharing economy.” A deal with Uber involving a revised city transportation ordinance would be a...