Mintz Levin Attorneys Charles E. Carey and Colin McNiece to Speak at SMITH’s 2014 Affordable Housing Finance Conference


WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Charles E. Carey, a Member of the Public Finance Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., and Colin McNiece, an associate in the firm’s Public Finance Section will each participate in a panel discussion at the 22nd annual Affordable Housing Finance Conference hosted by SMITH’s Research & Ratings. The conference is being held March 20-21 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mr. Carey’s panel, “Muni Advisor & Other Dodd-Frank Developments,” will focus on new developments in the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. It will include a discussion of the SEC’s new guidance regarding the rules for the registration of municipal advisors and the implications for the housing sector.

Mr. McNiece’s panel is entitled, “Multi-Family Structures: Pass Thru,” In this session, panelists will discuss innovative pass-thru structures used to fund multi-family deals, including differences from traditional rental bonds and new reporting structures.
SMITH’s Affordable Housing Conference explores the many issues facing the housing market and helps participants develop actionable solutions. The 2014 conference will focus on the opportunities for housing sector investors and the future of the affordable housing sector.

Mr. Carey has extensive experience in taxable and tax-exempt revenue bond financings. He has broad experience in the areas of general revenue bonds and disclosure. He has assisted various clients in connection with cross-border investments, including investments in offshore limited liability corporations and partnerships.

Mr. McNiece’s practice focuses on public finance matters such as tax-exempt and taxable financings. Serving as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and bank counsel, Mr. McNiece has advised clients on financings related to housing, transportation, higher education, health care, economic development, and project finance.

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