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June 3, 2024
8:30 am - 4:30 pm PST

Debt Financing

Government Finance Officers Association of British Columbia

This workshop will provide participants with a good understanding of the complete borrowing process from the initial decision making process to examining internal borrowing options and debt management issues, to following through with the legal/legislated requirements and administering debt on an ongoing basis. This workshop will deal with both capital and operational borrowing over the short and/or long term.

Topics Covered:

  • factors to be taken into account when deciding whether to borrow
  • understanding debt management policies and legislative borrowing limits
  • considering your internal borrowing options
  • the “ins and outs” of short and long-term capital borrowing, revenue anticipation borrowing, interim borrowing and liabilities under agreements (includes capital leases)
  • loan authorization bylaws and other legislative requirements
  • obtaining electoral approval
  • meeting MFA and Ministry requirements
  • understanding the various timetables

Who Should Attend:
Finance staff who will be involved in any aspect of the borrowing process, administrators or others who will be making borrowing recommendations and/or guiding the process and corporate officers who will be responsible for meeting the legislated requirements (includes the applicable bylaws and the electoral approval process).

Benefits of Attending:
Participants will gain an understanding of the complete borrowing process from the initial decision making process to examining internal borrowing options and debt management issues, to following through with the legal/legislated requirements, to administering debt on an ongoing basis. After completing the workshop attendees should be confident in undertaking any aspect of the borrowing process.

Contact
GFOABC
250-382-6871
[email protected]

Event Type: Conference
Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Accredited: No
Certificate Provided: No
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