Ballard Spahr is pleased to announce its sponsorship as Co-Chair of The Bond Buyer's Municipal Distress, Recovery & Financial Sustainability Symposium.

This symposium will help policy makers and market participants manage the sources of financial distress, employ methods to circumvent distress, identify the proven turnaround strategies that fit for turning them around, develop successful investor relations programs, and gain practical, peer-level advice on the best tactics for implementing sustainable recovery plans.

For the complete symposium agenda, visit The Bond Buyer's website


  • State of the Municipal Bond Market 
  • Debating Detroit
  • Puerto Rico – What's Next?
  • Negotiating Settlements Outside of Chapter 9
  • Change To Grow: a Ten-Year Financial Plan for Baltimore Innovation in Growth
  • Alternative Budgeting Approaches, Multi-Year Forecasting & Multi-Year Budgets
  • Budgeting for Outcomes 
  • Confronting Legacy Costs
  • Pension Stress
  • Managing Investor Relationships: Best Practices in Secondary Market Disclosure
  • State of Hedge Fund Investing in Municipals
  • Tools for Sustainability


William C. Rhodes, Chair, Public Finance Department

Related Practices

Municipal Recovery
Public Finance