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COVID-19 Resources

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are cancelling all in-person programs in 2020. However,  we have increased our webinars and released new web-based programs for the fund industry. To register for our virtual programs, please visit our Calendar of Events page. 

MFDF aims to keep fund directors up to date on relevant regulatory and business topics during the global health crisis. This list of resources provides information on regulatory relief and guidance, commentary on legal, strategic and governance matters, as well as asset management industry news. As we update this list, we will post the updates via our Forum News Feed daily blog. 

MFDF Enhances the Governance of Mutual Funds

The Mutual Fund Directors Forum is an independent, non-profit organization that serves independent directors of mutual funds and other U.S. registered investment companies.  The Forum seeks to enhance fund governance by building a strong community among independent directors through educational and networking opportunities and by providing directors with a strong voice in the key policy debates impacting directors’ effectiveness and the future of the fund industry.

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Upcoming Events

Full calendar

  • September 24, 2020

    Streamlining the Asset Manager

    During this webinar, EY will focus on how the asset management industry is evolving to address current and future opportunities and challenges. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).

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  • September 29, 2020

    Updates to SEC Fund Disclosures

    This webinar will summarize the key aspects of the new SEC Fund Disclosure proposal.

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  • September 30, 2020

    Putting the Fun in Fund of Funds

    This webinar will highlight issues that arise in overseeing fund of funds, along with the current SEC rule proposal regarding fund of funds. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).

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COVID-19 Resources for Fund Directors

MFDF aims to keep fund directors up to date on relevant regulatory and business topics during the global health crisis. This list of resources provides information on regulatory relief and guidance, commentary on legal, strategic and governance matters, as well as asset management industry news. As we update this list, we will post the updates via our Forum News Feed daily blog.

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Fair Valuation Resources Center

The SEC recently proposed a new rule, Good Faith Determinations of Fair Value,  that would establish a framework for mutual fund fair valuation practices.  MFDF is reviewing the proposed rule and its implications for the role of fund directors. The Forum has also collected various commentary and resources on the rule proposal that may be helpful to fund directors and industry partners. The Forum’s Fair Valuation Resources Center will be updated frequently.  

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