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12/27/2016
Hawkins Advisory (Final Issue Price Regulations)

This issue of the Hawkins' Advisory is dealing with Final Treasury Regulations regarding "issue price", which were published in the Federal Register of December 9, 2016.

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12/15/2016
Hawkins Update

For 162 Years Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP has Guided Clients through Changing Times; Hawkins Passes One Trillion Dollar Mark in . . .

12/6/2016
Hawkins serves as Underwriters’ Counsel in 2016 Northeast Region Deal of the Year

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP served as sole underwriters’ counsel on the recently completed $2.4 billion financing for LaGuardia Airport that financed the complete demolition of the existing . . .

12/6/2016
Hawkins serves as Underwriters’ Counsel in 2016 Southeast Region Deal of the Year

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP served as underwriters’ counsel in connection with the issuance of tax exempt and taxable revenue bonds by The Health and Education Facilities Board of The Metropolitan . . .

12/1/2016
Hawkins Passes One Trillion Dollar Mark in Deals

Since 1980 (the date from which reliable data have been gathered) Hawkins has completed over one trillion dollars in public finance deals as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel, according . . .

11/3/2016
Arthur Cohen recipient of the 2016 CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) announced that Arthur Cohen is the recipient of the 2016 CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Arthur . . .

9/22/2016
Hawkins Advisory (Modifications to Qualified Management Contract Rules)

This issue of the Hawkins Advisory summarizes IRS Revenue Procedure 2016-44, issued on August 22, 2016. The Revenue Procedure purports to modify and supersede existing IRS safe harbors for management . . .

8/24/2016
Hawkins Advisory (MCDC Settlements with Issuers)

Today, the Securites and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) entered into cease‐and‐desist settlement orders with 71 municipal issuers and...

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8/23/2016
Hawkins Advisory (2016 Final Arbitrage Regulations )

On July 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service published final regulations (the “Updated Regulatons”) amending certain provisions of the existing arbitrage regulations . . .

8/15/2016
Howard Zucker named 2017 Lawyer of the Year in New York City Public Finance

Hawkins is pleased to announce that Howard Zucker has been named 2017 Lawyer of . . .

8/1/2016
Six of Hawkins Partners were selected by Best Lawyers in the area of Public Finance law practice

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is delighted to announce that six of its Partners were selected by Best Lawyers in the area of Public Finance law practice in the United States.

7/20/2016
Hawkins Advisory (Annual Qualified Mortgage Information)

This Hawkins Advisory is of interest to single-family housing bond issuers.

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6/23/2016
Hawkins Advisory (MSRB Rule G-42)

On December 23, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued an order approving the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s (the “MSRB”) new Rule G‐42, . . .

5/12/2016
Hawkins Advisory (Area Median Gross Income Figures)

This issue of the Hawkins Advisory provides with information of specific interest to single-family housing bond issuers regarding area median gross income figures.

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4/25/2016
Hawkins Advisory (Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits)

This issue of the Hawkins Advisory provides information of specific interest to single-family housing bond issuers regarding Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits.

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2/24/2016
Hawkins Served as Special Disclosure Counsel to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Green Bonds

Hawkins served as special disclosure counsel to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in its issuance of over $1.3 billion of green bonds in 2016. The issuances were the first of their kind for . . .

2/17/2016
Hawkins Wins Award for Work on P3 Project

The New Jersey Alliance for Action has named Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP as a recipient of its 2015 “New Jersey’s Leading Infrastructure Project Award” in recognition of the . . .

12/9/2015
Hawkins Update

The December 2015 Edition of the Hawkins Update includes information on notable developments at Hawkins, including the recent promotion of several associates to Partners and Counsels, as well . . .

11/30/2015
Rod Solomon writes the 2015 Public Housing Investment Update article for the Journal of Housing & Community Development

This annual report has wrestled with one question for each of its dozen years: how the 1.1-million unit publc housing stock can be sustained or replaced as a low-income housing resource, despite woefully . . .

11/18/2015
Hawkins Advisory (Final Allocation & Accounting Regulations under Section 141)

This issue of the Hawkins Advisory describes in brief final Treasury Regulations promulgated under section 141 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, for purposes of allocating the proceeds . . .

11/13/2015
Hawkins Advisory (GASB 68)

This issue of the Advisory describes in brief the principal accounting changes resulting from GASB 68, and considers how official statement disclosure may be impacted.. . .

11/5/2015
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Opens Michigan Office

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP, a national leader in municipal finance and public law, announced today that it will open a new office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The new office will be the firm's . . .

7/30/2015
National Association of Bond Lawyers' Bernard P. Friel Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Finance to John McNally

Hawkins is very proud to announce that John McNally will receive the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Bernard P. Friel Medal, which . . .

7/28/2015
Hawkins Advisory (Annual Qualified Mortgage Information)

This Hawkins Advisory is of interest to single-family housing bond issuers.. . .

7/1/2015
Six of Hawkins' Partners were selected by Best Lawyers in the area of Public Finance law practice

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is delighted to announce that six of its Partners were selected by Best Lawyers in the area of Public Finance law practice in the United States.

6/8/2015
Hawkins Advisory (Disclosure of Third-Party Due Diligence Reports by Municipal Issuers)

Third-Party Due Diligence Reports Relating To Asset-Backed Securities
This edition of the Hawkins Advisory describes rules governing the required disclosures by issuers and underwriters of findings and conclusions of certain third-party due diligence reports relating to . . .

5/26/2015
Hawkins Advisory (Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits)

This Hawkins Advisory contains information of specific interest to single-family housing bond issuers regarding Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits.. . .

3/18/2015
Hawkins Advisory (Area Median Gross Income Figures)

Please be advised that the Internal Revenue Service has released Revenue Procedure 2015-23,
which contains information for issuers of single-family housing bonds and mortgage credit certificates
related . . .

1/1/2015
Hawkins Elects New Partners

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is pleased to announce that William J. Jackson, Kevin Murphy and Jamison A. Sadlon have been elected as Partners.

Mr. . . .

12/10/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Medicare Shared Savings Program)

This issue of the Hawkins Advisory describes recent IRS interim guidance in respect of the Medicare Shared Savings Program defined in the Affordable Care Act and certain amplifications of the safe harbors . . .

10/17/2014
Super Lawyers Names 21 Hawkins Lawyers in 2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL 21 OUTSTANDING LAWYERS!

This year, Hawkins has more Super Lawyers in the practice of Government Finance than any other law firm in the New York Metro area. With over 60% . . .

10/14/2014
Hawkins acts as Underwriters Counsel in the Largest Unrated Municipal Bond Issue in Market History

In October of 2014, the New York Liberty Development Corporation issued approximately $1.6 Billion of Liberty Revenue Bonds and Recovery . . .

9/30/2014
Rod Solomon writes the 2014 Public Housing Investment Update article for the Journal of Housing & Community Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave the preservation of the 1.1 million-unit public housing stock high priority this past year, as it focused on implementation. . .

7/21/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Annual Qualified Mortgage Information)

This Hawkins Advisory is of interest to single-family housing bond issuers. It is a reminder, if necessary, that the Qualified Mortgage Bond Information Report, the Qualified Veterans’ Mortgage . . .

5/30/2014
Hawkins Advisory (SEC Staff Releases New FAQs re Municipal Advisor)

This Advisory summarizes and analyzes the additional FAQs and related responses regarding the Municipal Advisor Rules that were posted by the SEC staff on May 19, 2014. . .

5/7/2014
Petersen co-authored “Tax-exempt Financing for P3 Projects”

Eric Petersen co-authored the article entitled “Tax-exempt Financing for P3 Projects” published in the April 2014 edition of the Public Works Financings. In the article Eric Petersen . . .

4/29/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Average Area and Nationwide Purchase Price Safe Harbor Limits)

This Hawkins Advisory deals with the Internal Revenue Service release of Rev.Proc. 2014-31 on the specific interest to single-family housing bond issuers regarding Average Area and Nationwide Purchase . . .

4/11/2014
Hawkins Advisory (SEC's Continuing Disclosure Initiative)

The SEC’s Division of Enforcement has announced an Initiative to recommend “favorable settlement terms” for issuers and underwriters that “self-report to the Division possible . . .

3/4/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Area Median Gross Income Figures)

Please be advised that the Internal Revenue Service has released Revenue Procedure 2014-23,
which contains information for issuers of single-family housing bonds and mortgage credit certificates
related . . .

1/24/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Municipal Advisor Rules - FAQs)

This Advisory summarizes and analyzes the FAQs regarding municipal advisors that were posted by the SEC staff on January 10, 2014.. . .

1/6/2014
Hawkins Advisory (Qualified Census Tracts)

On Thursday, December 19, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service released Rev. Proc. 2014‐09, which provides issuers of qualified mortgage bonds, and issuers of mortgage credit certificates, with a . . .

1/1/2014
Hawkins Elects New Partners

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is pleased to announce that Gülgün Mersereau and Daniel G. Birmingham have been elected as Partners.

Ms. Mersereau, based in Hawkins’ Portland office, . . .

12/6/2013
Hawkins Acted as Counsel to 3 of the Bond Buyer’s 2013 Deal of the Year Finalists

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is proud to have participated in 3 of the financings honored in this year Bond Buyer’s Deal of the Year.

Hawkins was the special contract counsel to the San . . .

10/3/2013
Hawkins Advisory (SEC Approves Municipal Advisor Rules)

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) unanimously approved final rules (the “Rules”) governing the definition, registration, and regulation . . .

10/1/2013
Rod Solomon writes the 2013 Public Housing Investment Update article for the Journal of Housing & Community Development

There were some bright spots during the past year for preservation or replacement of the $100 billion public housing stock—the invigorating launching of the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), . . .

10/1/2013
Nine of Seventeen Super Lawyers are Hawkins Partners

In the annual list of top attorneys in the New York Metro area, nine of the seventeen Super Lawyers in Bonds and Government Finance are partners from Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. The distinguished . . .

8/2/2013
Hawkins Advisory (SEC’s School District Enforcement Action)

SEC's enforcement actions relating to Indiana school and its underwriter
This issue of the Hawkins Advisory analyzes the SEC enforcement actions of July 29 relating to an Indiana school district and related violations of Rule 10-5 and Rule 15c2-12.. . .

7/19/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Annual Qualified Mortgage Information)

2013 Annual Qualified Mortgage Report
This Hawkins Advisory is addressing the Annual Qualified Mortgage Information Report.. . .

6/14/2013
Hawkins Advisory (IRS revenue procedure 2013-28)

IRS revenue procedure 2013-28
The Hawkins Advisory addresses the 2013 purchase price limits of mortgage revenue bonds and mortgage credit certificates.
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6/5/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Mortgage Revenue Bonds)

2013 High Housing Cost Area Calculations With Respect To Mortgage Revenue Bonds
The Internal Revenue Service has released Revenue Procedure 2013‐27, which contains information for issuers of single-family housing bonds and mortgage credit certificates specifically with respect . . .

5/29/2013
Hawkins Advisory (South Miami)

SEC’s Recent South Miami Enforcement Action
This edition of the Hawkins Advisory analyzes the SEC’s recent South Miami enforcement action. This is an important SEC action because it found securities law liability for materially misleading . . .

5/10/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Harrisburg)

SEC's Report and Order Regarding Harrisburg
The attached Hawkins Advisory summarizes and analyzes the SEC’s Report and Order regarding Harrisburg and the potential securities law liability for public officials for oral and written public . . .

4/11/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Swap Market)

CFTC provides amended compliance dates for Swap Market Participants to obtain CFTC interim compliant identifiers (CICs)
Pursuant to provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act (“Dodd-Frank”), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) has jurisdiction to regulate the over-the-counter swap market . . .

3/22/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Illinois)

SEC Settles Illinois Enforcement Action; Cites Importance of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
On March 11, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission, in an administrative proceeding, accepted a settlement offer made by the State of Illinois and entered a cease-and-desist order against the State. . . .

3/5/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Sequestration)

Effect Sequestration on Tax Credit Bond Payments
As part of the Federal budget sequestration, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has announced that, as of March 1, 2013, credit payments claimed on Form 8038-CP by issuers of certain tax . . .

2/6/2013
Hawkins Advisory (Tax Compliances)

Written Procedure for Post-Issuance Tax Compliances
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP would like to invite issuers to consider the benefits of adopting adequate written post-issuance tax compliance procedures to supplement the undertakings set forth in the . . .

11/9/2012
Hawkins congratulates two of its attorneys for their recognition as 2013 Lawyers of the Year in Public Finance.

Hawkins is proud to announce Howard Zucker and Carol J. McCoog were the only attorneys named "Lawyers of the Year" in Public Finance Law in New York and Portland, Oregon respectively. “Lawyers . . .

10/24/2012
Howard Zucker was awarded the National Association of Bond Lawyers' Bernard P. Friel Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Finance

Hawkins is proud to announce that Howard Zucker is a recipient of the National Association of Bond Lawyers awards, which recognize professionals for their notable service in public finance.

NABL . . .

10/1/2012
Rod Solomon writes the Tenth Annual Public Housing Investment Update article for the Journal of Housing & Community Development

Over the past decade there have been significant bright spots in our nations effort to preserve, improve or replace... . .

8/23/2012
Hawkins Advisory (Swap Counterparties)

Business Conduct Standards For Swap Dealers Dealing With State and Local Governmental Swap Counterparties
Pursuant to authority of the Dodd‐Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd‐Frank”), which includes amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act (the “CEA”) . . .

8/2/2012
Hawkins Advisory (Municipal Securities Market)

SEC report on the Municipal Securities Market
This Advisory summarizes the key recommendations in the SEC’s July 31, 2012, Report on the Municipal Securities Market. The Report is a comprehensive analysis containing legislative and regulatory . . .

7/24/2012
Hawkins Advisory (Dodd-Frank)

CFTC expresses view that most state and local governmental swaps are exempt from Dodd-Frank Clearing Requirement
This Advisory discusses the recent rulemaking commentary by the Commodity Futures Exchange Commission to the effect that most state and local governmental swaps are exempt from the clearing requirements . . .

7/16/2012
Hawkins Advisory (Qualified Mortgage)

Annual Qualified Mortgage Information
Please allow this to serve as a reminder, if necessary, that the Qualified Mortgage Bond Information Report and the Qualified Veterans’ Mortgage Bond Information Report required by Code Section . . .

6/18/2012
Hawkins Advisory (Single-Family Bonds)

Deadline For Comments On Alternative Method For Determining Purchase Price Limits For Single-Family Bonds Under §143 Of The Internal Revenue Code
Purchase price limits for single-family bonds have been based on FHA limits since 2004. As was the case in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) is considering a substantial change to . . .

5/22/2012
Hawkins Advisory (MSRB Rule G-17 Interpretive Notice)

This Advisory provides a brief analysis of an MSRB interpretive notice recently approved by the SEC.

The notice interprets MSRB Rule G-17 (fair dealing) to require an underwriter in a negotiated . . .

4/25/2012
Hawkins Advisory

Internal Revenue Service Revenue Procedure 2012-25 Regarding Mortgage Revenue Bonds and Mortgage Credit Certificates. . .

3/12/2012
Hawkins Advisory

Please be advised that the Internal Revenue Service recently released a revised version of Form
8038-CP, Return for Credit Payments to Issuers of Qualified Bonds (“IRS Form 8038-CP”).. . .

2/16/2012
Hawkins Advisory

2012 High Housing Cost Area Calculations With Respect to Mortgage Revenue Bonds. . .

12/19/2011
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Opens Pacific Northwest Office

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP, a national leader in municipal finance and public law, opened a new office in Portland, Oregon. The new office is the Firm’s first office in the Pacific Northwest . . .

12/9/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Upcoming Recordkeeping Requirement Under Section 943 of the Dodd-Frank Act. . .

12/1/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Revised Income LIimits for Single-Family and Multi-Family Programs. . .

11/4/2011
Hawkins represents Judicial Council of the State of California in Deal of the Year

Hawkins represented the State of California as special counsel to the Judicial Council’s Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) in connection with the procurement of new court facilities on an . . .

8/18/2011
Hawkins Advisory

IRS Notice 2011-63 – Volume Cap and Timing of Issuing Bonds. . .

8/8/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Treasury Downgrade - Rule 15c2-12 Filings. . .

8/5/2011
Hawkins Advisory

The Need For Post-Issuance Written Tax Compliance Procedures. . .

7/20/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Annual Qualified Mortgage Information. . .

6/16/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Revised IRS Form 8703. . .

6/7/2011
Hawkins Advisory

2011 High Housing Cost Area Calculations with respect to Mortgage Revenue Bonds. . .

5/17/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Revised IRS Form 8038. . .

5/12/2011
Hawkins Advisory

MSRB Amends Rule G-34(c) and Implements New Market Disclosure Requirements. . .

3/30/2011
Hawkins Advisory

SEC Proposes to Exempt Municipal Securities From Risk Retention Rules. . .

3/23/2011
Hawkins Advisory

We call to your attention the major provisions of Rev. Proc. 2011-23. Mortgage Revenue Bond and Mortgage Credit Certificate programs. . .

1/25/2011
Hawkins Advisory

SEC Adopts Rules For Asset-Backed Securities. . .

1/12/2011
Hawkins Advisory

Municipal Advisor Registration - Effect of Proposed Rules on Issuer and Obligor Boards. . .

12/29/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Qualified School Construction Bonds. . .

12/1/2010
2010 Public Housing Investment Update

The past year has been paradoxical.... . .

11/9/2010
Hawkins is nominated as Finalist for the Bond Buyer’s Deal of the Year Award

Hawkins acted as Underwriters Counsel in connection with the issuance of $650 million of Second Priority Liberty Revenue Refunding Bonds issued by New York Liberty Development Corporation to refinance . . .

10/27/2010
NABL & McNally Match Up Well

New President Has Eyes on Disclosure
Feature article from The Bond Buyer:

http://www.bondbuyer.com/issues/119_455/nabl_mcna. . .

10/27/2010
John M. Mc Nally Assumes NABL Presidency

Address by John M. McNally upon becoming President of the National Association of Bond Lawyers
Thank you, Kathy. And thank you, John Cross, for your kind words.
In preparing for these remarks, I consulted with a number of former Presidents. Their collective advice was
• Keep . . .

10/1/2010
Eric Petersen Reveals His Approach to Alternative Procurement Methods

Bringing creativity to public private partnership contracts
Feature article from American Water Intelligence:

8/11/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Certain Requirements Imposed by the Dodd-Frank Financial Overhaul Legislation Regarding Mortgage Origins. . .

7/16/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Effective Date Issues Regarding Single Family Purchase Price Safe Harbors. . .

7/15/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Annual Qualified Mortgage Information Report. . .

6/21/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Special volume cap for housing bonds provided by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289) (“HERA CAP”) expires December 31, 2010. . .

6/16/2010
Hawkins Advisory

IRS Rev Proc 2010-25 Mortgage Revenue Bonds & Mortgage Credit Certificates. . .

6/1/2010
Hawkins Advisory

Internal Revenue Service Revenue Procedure 2010-23. . .

5/27/2010
Hawkins Advisory

SEC Approves Amendments to Rule 15c2-12.

UPDATE: The effective date of the recent amendments to Rule 15c2-12 is December 1, 2010, and is based on the date the Continuing Disclosure Agreement . . .

5/25/2010
Testimony of Rod Solomon before the Housing Committee on Financial Services

“The Administration’s Proposal to Preserve and Transform Public and Assisted Housing: The Transforming Rental Assistance Initiative”
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2/4/2010
February 2010 - Hawkins Advisory

Summarizes the requirements of DP-BABs and TC-BABs. . .

11/9/2009
2009 Northeast Regional Winners for Bond Buyer Deals

Hawkins acted as counsel for the Bond Buyer’s 2009 Northeast Regional award recipients
Hawkins acted as counsel to the two winners of The Bond Buyer’s 2009 Regional Deal of the Year awards. In the first transaction, Hawkins was instrumental in developing the financing structure for . . .

8/10/2009
Virgin Islands First Alternative Energy Facilities

Hawkins serves as Special Counsel to Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
On August 10, 2009 the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority signed two 20 year solid waste management service agreements with Alpine Energy Group LLC affiliates. These agreements are part of a large . . .

7/1/2009
Hawkins Advisory

EMMA summary highlighting the principal changes to how primary and secondary market disclosure documents are distributed by use of the EMMA system. . . .

5/27/2009
Howard Zucker to speak at SIFMA

2009 Municipal Bond Summit

Howard Zucker will participate as a guest speaker at The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's Municipal Bond Summit on June 8, 2009. Mr. Zucker will discuss the future priorities . . .

5/1/2009
Hawkins is pleased to announce a new partner

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is pleased to announce that Faust Bowerman has joined the firm on May 1, 2009.

Mr. Bowerman will practice in the area of taxation and will work from Hawkins Delafield . . .

12/1/2008
HAWKINS ACTS AS BOND COUNSEL FOR 2008’s NATIONAL “DEAL OF THE YEAR”

Hawkins once again was part of the financing teams (in each case, as bond counsel) for two “Deal of the Year” transactions in 2008—the $5.5 billion tobacco revenue securitization by . . .

8/21/2008
National Association of State Treasurers' corporate affiliate award given to Hawkins Partners

Partners Richard Sigal and Ken Roberts received the National Association of State Treasurers' corporate affiliate award (the only lawyers ever in the 30 years history of the award) for our legal . . .

12/11/2007
Hawkins was Counsel to 2 of 2007 Deal of the Year Winners

Hawkins was the Purchaser's counsel in the offering by Pacific Beacon LLC, which won the national prize for innovation, nontraditional sector.

The $307 Million financing enables the United States . . .

12/11/2007
Hawkins was Counsel to 2 of 2007 Deal of the Year Winners

Hawkins was the Purchaser's counsel in the offering by Pacific Beacon LLC, which won the national prize for innovation, nontraditional sector.

The $307 Million financing enables the United States . . .

2/1/2007
Hawkins Firm Brochure

Partners in Progress
A brief overview of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. . .

12/6/2006
Hawkins was the Underwriters’ Counsel to the 2006 Far West Deal of the Year.

The Bay Area Toll Authority was awarded the Far West 2006 Deal of the Year prize for its $ 1 Billion revenue bonds financing. The offering will enable the authority to finance and reimburse the costs . . .

4/19/2006
Hawkins New York Moves to One Chase Manhattan Plaza

Firm to occupy 42nd and 43rd Floors
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP will occupy the 42nd and 43rd Floors of the landmark One Chase Manhattan Plaza, beginning May 1st, 2006. The firm's phone numbers and e-mail addresses will remain the same.


3/31/2006
Hawkins to add three Partners in California

Kuhlman, Pirog and Renken added to West Coast roster
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2/15/2006
Hawkins Advisory

Final New Rules Affecting Circular 230
Under "Circular 230," the U.S. Treasury regulates tax lawyers and others who practice before the IRS, with disciplinary sanctions for violations. These major new Circular 230 rules will apply broadly . . .

2/15/2006
Hawkins serves as Lender's Counsel to Washington Business Journal's Deal of the Year

Representation of one of the nation’s largest financial institutions in connection with a real estate and economic development project in the District of Columbia.

The project, which involved . . .

1/26/2006
Hawkins to Relocate New York Offices

Headquarters to move to One Chase Manhattan Plaza
After over 60 years in its landmark location offices at 67 Wall Street, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP will relocate to One Chase Manhattan Plaza, where the firm will occupy two floors. The move is scheduled . . .

12/28/2005
Hawkins served as Underwriters Counsel to the 2005 Bond Buyer National Deal of the Year

The award was presented to the San Jose Redevelopment Agency for its $195 Million Tax allocation refunding bonds offering. The financing used set-aside tax allocation to maximize its impact on the low . . .

9/22/2005
Hawkins Advisory

New Regulations for SLGS
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9/10/2005
Solomon Featured in NAHRO Publication

Public Housing Financing Update
Hawkins Counsel Rod Solomon has once again contributed his analysis and insight in public housing finance in an article for the Journal Of Housing and Community Development, a publication of the National . . .

4/15/2005
Spring 2005 Hawkins Advisory

Circular 230 Affecting Tax Opinions
Offering a description of the changes proposed to Circular 230. . .

2/3/2005
Fall 2004 Hawkins Advisory

Hawkins celebrates "A Rare Heritage."
With articles on disclosure, public housing and bond tenders . . .

1/18/2005
2004 Bond Buyer’s Northeast Deal of the Year

Hawkins was the Bond Counsel to the New York Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority, which won a regional award. This financing is close to Hawkins, as it contributed in revitalizing the New York . . .

9/10/2004
Continuing Disclosure: The Central Post Office has Arrived!

Hawkins Partner assists Texas MAC in obtaining SEC interpretive letter.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has made it easier for both issuers and underwriters to comply with their SEC Rule 15c2‑12 continuing disclosure obligations and contractual undertakings. . . .

7/15/2004
Summer 2004 Hawkins Advisory

Tax Developments at the Crossroads
With articles on non-profit joint ventures and "An Honor of a Lifetime". . .

7/1/2004
Hawkins Celebrates 150 Years

Midtown Celebration Marks Sesquicentennial
Press coverage of the Firm's 150th anniversary. . .

7/1/2004
"A Rare Heritage"

A tribute to 150 of municipal finance history
June 30, 2004 was officially declared "Hawkins Delafield & Wood Day" by proclamation from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The event capped a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Firm's founding . . .

1/28/2004
2003: Another Record-Setting Year

2003: Another Record-Setting Year

The year-end results for 2003 once again set record for volume, following a year that industry experts had thought would be . . .

1/12/2004
Hawkins is Bond Counsel to the 2003 Deal of the Year

The Bond Buyer awarded the 2003 Deal of the Year to the State of California Department of Water Resources for its nearly $12 Billion power supply revenue bond package, the largest municipal issuance to . . .

1/12/2004
Honorable Mention to North East Region 2003 Deal of the Year

Hawkins acted as Bond Counsel to Erie County Industrial Development Agency for the $180 Million Buffalo City School District project, which received a regional honorable mention to the Bond Buyer Second . . .

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