State and Local Business Relationships Objective: Address regulatory, legislative, policy, and ethics restrictions issues and obligations that apply to member firms doing business with state and local government clients and counterparties. Focus on issues that may affect services provided to state and local governments by member firms in their capacity as investment advisers, underwriters, broker-dealers, swap dealers, and other contractual relationships.
State Regulation and Legislation Committee Objective: Monitor, analyze, and lobby regulatory and legislative proposals affecting the financial services industry in all 50 states. The agenda is broad and dependent upon both member and policymaker interest.
State Tax Committee Objective: Monitor, analyze and respond to state and local tax initiatives affecting the securities industry in all 50 states as well as some local jurisdictions. Focus on developing strategies for responding to state and local tax measures. Liaise with the Federal Tax Committee on federal legislation and regulation impacting state laws.
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