Analysis

Is 36(b) drying up?

Litigators advise boards to brace for new twists in excessive fees plaintiffs’ strategies

Marissa Capodanno 1 June, 2018

Panel examines unconscious bias, encourages ‘building bridges’

Firms test strategies to carry out diversity initiatives

Dervedia Thomas 24 May, 2018

Fund board Mifid II FAQs

Dechert’s K. Susan Grafton and Christine Schleppegrell break down fund directors’ concerns for complying with Mifid II

Fund Directions 15 May, 2018

Dissecting the SEC’s standard of conduct

Though not a true ‘uniform standard,’ investment management community largely welcomes SEC’s take

Marissa Capodanno 27 April, 2018

Trio of 36(b) rulings a blow to post-Jones legal theories

Three recent decisions favoring advisers give new depth to pending, future excessive fee cases

Fund Directions 26 April, 2018

DIM focuses on oversight of valuation, affiliated transactions

Blass, Peirce address concerns director initiative shifts CCOs into regulator’s crosshairs

Marissa Capodanno 26 March, 2018


Donohue: It’s time to review the board’s role — again

We all have a responsibility to help make DIM’s new director initiative successful

Andrew "Buddy" Donohue 28 February, 2018

Next steps: Liquidity rule delay shakes up compliance plans

SEC delays Rule 22e-4’s bucketing requirement by six months, as fund management and boards work toward implementation

Marissa Capodanno 23 February, 2018

SEC to take stab at fiduciary rule

Boards may see further shift in distribution oversight responsibilities

Marissa Capodanno 26 January, 2018

Retirement wave shifts succession planning into high gear

Directors at Goldman Sachs Funds, Columbia Funds detail their boards’ strategies for overcoming the surge of directors hitting retirement age, term limits

Marissa Capodanno 18 December, 2017

Closed call: The vote to convert to a closed-end fund

Inside Highland’s decision to close-end one of its funds

Marissa Capodanno 20 November, 2017

Soft Dollars: Mifid II implications for stateside fund boards

US mutual fund boards examine soft dollar policies amid EU reg’s unbundling requirement

Marissa Capodanno 23 October, 2017
Research commissions, Mifid II unbundling




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