Tag Archives: John Mudd

Roundup Podcast: Update on PROMESA legal challenges; Discussion of Control Board’s Second Meeting

On .@prnewsroundup .@muddlaw and @gillamhall discuss 2nd control board meeting & legal challenges to PROMESA #muniland

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ROUNDUP: PR Legal Landscape post PROMESA

by Gil Hall ( gil@prnewsroundup.com ) In this week’s roundup podcast, John Mudd and Gil Hall discuss the Puerto Rico legal landscape in a post-PROMESA world.

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Roundup: John Mudd & Gil Hall Discuss Recent News & Events in Puerto Rico

In this week’s round-up show, John Mudd and Gil Hall  discuss and analyze events from Puerto Rico. Topics include: Political pressure being applied to wide range of people, journalists included. Discussion of governmental “puestos de confianza”, which are political appointments made by governor that change with every administration. There are at least 9,000 jobs directly affected. SCOTUS to hear PR’s …

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John Mudd & Gil Hall Discuss This Week’s News Events in Puerto Rico

by Gill Hall In this week’s round-up show, John Mudd joins Gil Hall to discuss and analyze events from Puerto Rico. Topics include: Melba Acosta, president of the Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico told a Puerto Rican newspaper this week that the government expects to pay the COFINA sales tax bonds in their entirety early in the summer of …

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PR Attorney John Mudd on Outcomes of Sanchez-Valle at SCOTUS

By John Mudd, @muddlaw Translated by Gil Hall ( gil@prnewsroundup.com ) The oral arguments of PR v. Sánchez start Wednesday at 11 Puerto Rico time. Since it is the second case on the docket it will probably start at noon. SCOTUS does not have a webcam, so we will have to wait for a transcript of the hearing and the recording. …

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Two PR cases up for SCOTUS review

Update 12-4-15 to reflect that SCOTUS accepted writ on Franklin and will hear the case in 2016.  It is rare for a case involving Puerto Rico to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. This term, however, there are two. Gil and Puerto Rico attorney John Mudd discuss both cases in today’s 30-minute podcast. Franklin California Tax-free Trust v. Puerto Rico The first …

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