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5 Trends to Watch in 2022 Public Finance

  1. Greater use of tax credits in conjunction with muni bonds for project finance.

  2. Continued issuance and clarification of what constitutes a “Green Bond”.

  3. Continued explosion in multi-family housing bonds and demand for private activity volume cap for these bonds.

  4. Continued clarification of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) and its impact on muni markets.

  5. Renewed interest in private activity bonds for economic development and the stress on private activity volume cap for these bonds.

About the Authors

Warren S. Bloom, who is co-chair of the Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s National Public Finance Practice, represents municipal security credit holders and indenture trustees in both new and existing distressed transactions in more than half of the United States. His experience includes active roles in bankruptcies, foreclosures, and consensual restructurings of municipal transactions both in Florida and throughout the nation. 

Franklin D.R. Jones Jr. is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s National Public Finance Practice and focuses his practice on public finance, sports, and entertainment facilities development, project and infrastructure finance, urban development, and local and state governmental matters. He has public law and municipal finance experience in various areas, including municipal financing, stadium and multi-purpose arena development and financing, and structuring public/private joint ventures.