Analysis

Blockchain: Unlocking lower fund fees

Distributed ledger technology may disrupt mutual fund distribution – to the benefit of shareholders

Marissa Capodanno 23 March, 2017

Defining fund governance across jurisdictions and structures

A spotlight on the US fund director’s role in context of global governance standards

William J Kelly 22 March, 2017

The future of investment management regulation

Director role likely to grow as SEC shifts toward principles-based approach

Jay G. Baris 10 February, 2017

Moving On: Boardroom challenges when a fund just isn’t working

Unsteady reg, market terrain impacts board decisions to merge or liquidate a fund

Marissa Capodanno 25 January, 2017

2017 Preview: Board priorities get an overhaul

Politics, the DoL rule and the future of the fund industry supplant liquidity and derivatives at the top of directors’ list of concerns

Marissa Capodanno 19 December, 2016


Oversight of cyber security

Where the fund board’s mandate diverges from that of corporate boards

Fund Directions 9 December, 2016

Auditor independence: What boards are doing now

The initial scramble has given way to implementation following questions over mutual funds’ interpretation of the Loan Rule

Marissa Capodanno 15 November, 2016

Post-election focus turns to regulatory outlook

Incoming president’s SEC chair appointment will shape next four years for fund boards

Marissa Capodanno 10 November, 2016

Regulator rethinks board’s liquidity role

Finalized rule addresses industry concerns, backpedals on board responsibilities

Marissa Capodanno 19 October, 2016

Boardrooms tackle active-passive debate

Product convergence, fee compression, litigation risk have directors mulling 15(c) ramifications

Marissa Capodanno 14 October, 2016


Who are independent directors’ connections outside the boardroom?

New risks and regulations are changing the way fund boards interact with their advisers

Marissa Capodanno 22 September, 2016


Lessons from the AXA excessive fee trial

Industry hones in on what, if anything, the decision means for pending 36(b) lawsuits

Amy Roy 9 September, 2016




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