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City of Chicago Establishes Chicago Infrastructure Trust
On April 24, 2012, the Chicago City Council, by a vote of 41-7, established the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, an innovative approach proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to leverage private investment for transformative infrastructure projects.
United States
4 May 2012
United States
19 Sep 2010
US Environmental Laws Increasingly Lead to Litigation Concerning the Siting and Construction of New Infrastructure Projects
As new infrastructure projects begin to sprout across the United States in response to new government grants, incentives and stimulus plans, those seeking to capitalize on what President Obama calls "the largest new investment into the nations infrastructure since Eisenhower built an interstate highway system in the 1950s" are running into legal roadblocks.
United States
24 Feb 2010
Changes to US Municipal Bond Market Continuing Disclosure Rules Effective July 1
July 1, 2009, marks the arrival of a significantly different continuing disclosure regime for the US municipal bond market.
United States
2 Jul 2009
Sweeping Pension System Reforms Adopted in Illinois; Bans on Pension System Placement Agents and Lobbyists in New York
April 2009 saw the adoption of sweeping pension system reforms in Illinois and New York State that will have a significant effect on investment advisers, managers and consultants.
United States
1 May 2009
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Rescinds Executive Order Banning Certain Illinois Campaign Contributions
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn rescinded controversial Executive Order No. 3 (2008), issued by former Governor Rod R. Blagojevich.
United States
16 Apr 2009
US Internal Revenue Service Requests Comments Regarding The Proper Characterization Of A Government Permit To Operate Certain US Infrastructure Assets Under FIRPTA
On October 31, 2008, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department (Treasury) published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “Notice”), Infrastructure Improvements Under Section 897, relating to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
7 Nov 2008
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