Clark Hill Attorney, Ernesto A. Lanza, Featured in Jim Hamilton’s World of Securities Regulation Blog

Dec 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ernesto A. Lanza, senior counsel at Clark Hill PLC, was featured in Jim Hamilton’s World of Securities Regulation blog in the article, “SEC officials, panelists confer on muni disclosures in atmosphere of partial regulation.”

Author of the article, Anne Sherry states, “With Dodd-Frank’s requirement that municipal advisors register with the SEC – but municipal securities themselves occupying a middle ground that subject them only to the SEC’s antifraud enforcement authority – panelists at a one-day SEC conference pondered issues of disclosure, enforcement, and guidance in the evolving municipal securities markets.”

Lanza shared his thoughts on technological advancements and XBRL reporting. Discussing that "changes like big data, Al, and machine learning" are inevitable. 

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Ernesto A. Lanza works closely with his clients to develop municipal market compliance solutions tailored to their business needs and the rapidly evolving regulatory and marketplace landscape. He provides advice on the securities law of public finance, with a particular emphasis on underwriting and municipal advisory compliance matters, new issue and continuing disclosure, conflicts of interest, secondary market trading, and market structure issues. His clients have included broker-dealers, municipal advisors, state and local governments, investors, trade groups, industry vendors and other market participants on a broad range of municipal bond, 529 college savings plan and related market matters. In addition, Ernie has transactional experience as bond counsel to state and local governments as well as underwriter’s counsel on numerous capital financings for a wide variety of public infrastructure, health care, single and multifamily, and other private activity projects totaling in excess of $10 billion.