Bond Attorney

DEFINITION of 'Bond Attorney'

A lawyer who represents the bondholders' interests during a bond offering and who prepares the legal opinion attesting that the issue is legal, valid and binding.

BREAKING DOWN 'Bond Attorney'

For example, during a municipal bond offering a bond attorney will make sure that the interest on the bonds is exempt from federal taxation.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Bond Resolution

    1. A document used with government bonds, especially general ...
  2. Bondholder

    The owner of a government or corporate bond. Being a bondholder ...
  3. Ex-Legal

    Municipal bonds that are delivered without a legal opinion from ...
  4. Bond

    A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity ...
  5. Municipal Bond

    A debt security issued by a state, municipality or county to ...
  6. Attestation

    The act of witnessing the signing of a document and then also ...
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    How To Choose The Right Bond For You

    Bond investing is a stable and low-risk way to diversify a portfolio. However, knowing which types of bonds are right for you is not always easy.
  2. Managing Wealth

    5 Reasons to Invest in Municipal Bonds When the Fed Hikes Rates

    Discover five reasons why investing in municipal bonds after the Fed hikes interest rates, and not before, can be a great way to boost investment income.
  3. Markets

    Basics Of Federal Bond Issues

    Treasuries are considered the safest investments, but they should still be analyzed when issued.
  4. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    Why Muni Bonds and Bond Funds are Perfect Together

    Municipal bonds and bond funds differ in several ways, which is partly why they complement each other well.
  5. Markets

    Corporate High-Yield Bonds vs. Equities

    Equities and corporate bonds often play a significant role regarding the diversification of an investor's portfolio. We put both asset classes in contrast.
  6. Markets

    The Basics Of Municipal Bonds

    Investing in these bonds may offer a tax-free income stream but they are not without risks.
  7. Markets

    5 Fixed Income Plays After the Fed Rate Increase

    Learn about various ways that you can adjust a fixed income investment portfolio to mitigate the potential negative effect of rising interest rates.
  8. Managing Wealth

    Six Biggest Bond Risks

    Don't assume that you can't lose money in this market - you can. Find out how.
  9. Personal Finance

    Municipal Bond Tips For The Series 7 Exam

    Learn to distinguish between general obligation and revenue bonds to ace this test.
  10. Managing Wealth

    A Guide to High Yield Corporate Bonds

    The universe of corporate high yield bonds encompasses multiple different types and structures.
RELATED FAQS
  1. Where can I buy government bonds?

    The type of bond determines where you can purchase it, so you need to decide which type of bond you would like to purchase ... Read Answer >>
  2. What are the risks of investing in a bond?

    The most well-known risk in the bond market is interest rate risk - the risk that bond prices will fall as interest rates ... Read Answer >>
  3. What do cities do with the funds generated from municipal bonds?

    Learn more about municipal bonds, including the various types of bonds issued and the purposes of municipal bond funds, such ... Read Answer >>
  4. What are the key factors that will cause a bond to trade as a premium bond?

    Learn about the primary factor that can cause bonds to trade at a premium, including how national interest rates affect bond ... Read Answer >>
  5. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

    Learn more about some of the factors that influence the valuation of bonds on the open market, and why bond prices and yields ... Read Answer >>
  6. A corporate bond I own has just been called by the issuer. How can a company legally ...

    Bond issues can contain what is referred to as a call provision, which is a right afforded to the issuing company enabling ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  2. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  3. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  4. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  5. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  6. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
Trading Center