For more than 50 years, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite attorneys have maintained an active practice in Public Finance and Corporate Trust, representing corporate fiduciaries and practicing in all areas of public finance.
Our lawyers have served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, project user's counsel, and letter of credit bank counsel. We also have represented banks and other institutions in the purchasing of bonds for their own accounts. Our experience includes:
We are listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace publication commonly known as the "Red Book."
Our lawyers have represented numerous banks serving as indenture or master trustees in tax-exempt and qualified trust indenture taxable financings. We have represented corporate fiduciaries in their capacities as paying agents and bond registrars and assisted them with structuring and implementing the myriad of financing plans used in public debt offerings.
Our clients rely on us to assist them in their post-issuance matters, including adopting post-issuance compliance procedures, complying with their post-issuance reporting requirements, and assisting them in remedial action through the IRS' Voluntary Closing Agreement Program (VCAP).
In addition, we bring our extensive experience to help indenture trustees and other clients with troubled bond issues, including restructuring debt, enforcing rights under the bond documents and navigating through bankruptcy proceedings.