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.
May 25, 2023 SEC Chair Gensler Delivers Remarks on Financial Market Risk, Resilience
May 24, 2023 New York Attorney General Releases Legislative Language to Regulate Digital Assets at the State Level
May 23, 2023 Ropes & Gray Announces 2023 Webinar Series on ESG and Asset Management
May 22, 2023 ACA Hosts Webinar on Cyber and Compliance Challenges in Large Language Models
May 18, 2023 Event of Interest: EY to Host Webinar on Boards Enhancing Resiliency Through Risk Oversight
Columbus June 1, 2023Director Discussion Series - Open Forum (Columbus, OH)
The Forum will host an in-person Director Discussion Series lunch in Columbus, Ohio to facilitate discussions for independent directors and CCOs to discuss timely issues brought up by participants. The event will be in-person from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the offices of Thompson Hine LLP in Columbus, Ohio.Learn more
June 6, 2023Latest Updates in Mutual Fund Litigation and Enforcement
Please join Dechert partners as they highlight mutual fund industry litigation from 2022 and provide a preview of what to expect in regulatory enforcement in 2023. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).Learn more
June 8, 2023SEC Staff Panel, Division of Examinations – IC Issues and Considerations for Fund Boards
The SEC Division of Examinations staff will discuss topical issues related to investment companies and their advisers, and considerations for independent fund directors and CCOs. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).Learn more
May 19, 2023
Webinar Archive: Mutual Fund Director Compensation: The MPI Annual Survey
This webinar provided highlights from MPI's latest "Survey of Mutual Fund Director/Trustee Compensation and Organizational Practices." This webinar originally aired on May 17, 2023.
May 8, 2023
Webinar Archive: Leveraging MFDF Membership to Locate Future Directors
Leslie Beckbridge, Operations and Member Services Manager at MFDF, presented this session highlighting the Forum's Director Candidate Database, a service that provides curated candidate lists in response to board criteria. The webinar provided an overview of the Database, discussed how members can use it as part of succession planning efforts, and offered insights to get the best results from your inquiry.
April 27, 2023
Webinar Archive: Overview of ETF Product Landscape
This webinar discussed how the ETF product landscape has evolved, from index strategies to a range of more complex product types that exist today including the growth active ETFs, levered, and inverse products, and issues facing boards supervising them. This webinar originally aired on April 27, 2023.
MFDF Member Series - Leveraging MFDF Membership to Locate Future Directors
Leslie Beckbridge, MFDF's Operations and Member Services Manager, highlighted MFDF's Director Candidate Database, a service that provides curated candidate lists in response to member boards' requirements. The webinar provided an overview of the Database, discussed how members can use it as part of succession planning efforts, and shared insights to get the best results from your inquiry.
DEI Resources for Fund Boards
Explore news and resources relating to diversity, equity and inclusion on fund boards.