Resources for Fund Directors Amid COVID-19 Crisis
The MFDF aims to keep fund directors up to date on relevant regulatory and business topics during the global health crisis. The following list of resources provides information on regulatory relief and guidance, commentary on legal, strategic and governance matters, as well as asset management industry news.
MFDF WEBINAR: Challenges for Fund Boards in Light of COVID-19
The Forum has recorded a webinar with leading Dechert lawyers to highlight some of the key issues that require director attention during the global pandemic. The webinar addresses liquidity oversight, NYSE trading disruptions, SEC relief to assist funds and advisers, and money market fund issues. The webinar recording is available here.
Current Board Priorities: Valuation Rule and COVID-19 Considerations: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-current-board-priorities-valuation-rule-and-covid-19-considerations
Money Market Funds - Uncertainty, Intervention, and the Road Ahead: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-money-market-funds---uncertainty-intervention-and-the-road-ahead
Audit Committee Considerations in the Current Environment: Accounting and Reporting, Tax, and Remote Operations: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-audit-committee-considerations-in-the-current-environment-accounting-and-reporting-tax-and-remote-operations
Closed-End Funds: Offering Reform and COVID-19 Considerations: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-CEF-offering-reform--covid-19
The New Work from Home Environment: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-the-new-work-from-home-environment
Planning Effective Virtual Meetings: https://www.mfdf.org/events-webinars/resource/webinar-archive-effective-virtual-board-meetings
Forum News Feed Items
Diversity and Recruiting Amid Pandemic
Industry Assessing Return to Office Strategies
In-Person Meeting Relief Extended to Dec. 31, 2020
Industry Watchers See Increased Risk of Fraud and Insider Trading
What We are Hearing: How Fund Directors are Improving Virtual Meetings
Succession Planning Amid Crisis
SEC and other Regulatory Relief
Law Firm Commentary
SEC Relief Chart - Simpson Thacher lawyers handily summarize pandemic-related SEC relief and how the relief affects registered funds, closed-end funds and BDCs.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher - https://www.willkie.com/content/covid-19-resource-center
Consultant and Service Provider Viewpoints
Broadridge - https://www.broadridge.com/resource/covid-19
ACA Compliance - https://www.acacompliancegroup.com/tags/covid-19-resources