Top 10 Key Risk Drivers in Determining the Credit Quality for State and Local Governments

Time: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Level: Intermediate
Room: Acacia IV-VI


The Credit Quality of State and Local governments can be difficult to measure. Bob Durante, Senior Director of Risk Services for S&P Market Intelligence leads a conversation on the main drivers to focus on when conducting energy credit reviews. Additionally, Thomas Watters will review what’s driving some the key regional price differentials in relation to the top 10 credit drivers and challenges for the US municipalities. 

1.5 hrs CPE - Finance; 1.5 hrs CE


  • Gain an understanding of how municipal and government ratings are determined by various ratings agencies.