Calendar of Events

MFDF regularly hosts educational programs on a wide variety of current topics of interest to mutual fund independent directors. These programs include single day in-person seminars, multi-day conferences, web-based programs, and informal networking discussions. 

NOTE: In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are cancelling all in-person programs until further notice. Our webinars and web-based programs will broadcast live as scheduled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Forum.


  • June 16, 2021

    Director Discussion Series - Open Forum via Zoom

    DDS Meetings provide a venue for independent directors and CCOs to discuss timely issues with peers and experts. This Zoom meeting will be held from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm (ET).

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  • June 17, 2021

    Proposed HSR Rule Changes: Impact on Asset Management

    Join Deidre Johnson and Michael Doherty, partners with Ropes & Gray, discuss the latest FTC proposed changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act regulations, and how it will impact mutual funds if enacted. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).

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  • July 13, 2021

    Director Discussion Series - Open Forum via Zoom

    DDS Meetings provide a venue for independent directors and CCOs to discuss timely issues with peers and experts. This Zoom meeting will be held from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm (ET).

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  • July 15, 2021

    Money Market Funds: Regulators Primed for Further Reforms

    Join James Catano, Stephen Cohen, and Mary Anne Morgan from Dechert as they discuss the latest in potential reforms in money market funds as a response to the March 2020 market volatility caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will broadcast live from 2 pm - 3 pm (ET).

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  • Scottsdale January 19, 2022

    2022 Directors' Institute

    The Directors' Institute offers independent directors an unique opportunity, using a case study format, to discuss new approaches to critical boardroom issues with experts and their peers in the fund industry.

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