US States and Territories

Proposed Methodological Updates

A discussion on proposed changes to the methodology for US states and territories

Moody's released a Request for Comment on proposed changes to its methodology for US states and territories. Analysts will discuss the main changes and updates, the analytic reasoning behind them, and what they mean for ratings.

  • Overview of the proposed methodology, including issuer and debt instrument ratings
  • Analytical factors and considerations used to arrive at issuer ratings
  • Debt instrument ratings and how we propose to notch them relative to the issuer rating
  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
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    Naomi Richman Senior Vice President, US Public Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Emily Raimes Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, US Public Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Matthew Butler Vice President - Senior Analyst, US Public Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Sarah Jensen Analyst Moody's Investors Service Bio
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