Legal Experts Address Impact of Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Rulings

Legal Experts Address Impact of Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Rulings

The challenges, vulnerabilities, and potential repercussions exposed by recent court decisions in the lawsuits between Puerto Rico and its creditors were examined by some of the country’s leading experts in laws covering municipal bonds at the AFGI Puerto Rico...
Ratings Agencies Weigh Puerto Rico’s Impact on U.S. Muni Market

Ratings Agencies Weigh Puerto Rico’s Impact on U.S. Muni Market

A panel representing all the nation’s muni-bond rating agencies discussed how Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy and resulting court rulings have altered the way they view the municipal bond market throughout the United States. Speaking at the Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Risk Summit...
Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy: “The Risk of Contagion is Real”

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy: “The Risk of Contagion is Real”

Municipal bond issuers’ willingness to pay their debts has emerged as a disturbing issue as a result of Puerto Rico’s attempts to avoid making debt payments. At the recent AFGI Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Summit in New York, Assured Guaranty President and CEO Dominic...