Conference Call: Roundtable Discussion for Board Leaders
The Independent Directors Council hosted a conference call for independent chairs or lead independent directors of ICI-member funds on June 25, 2014. This call was an informal and interactive discussion of topics of interest among the participants rather than a formal presentation. The discussion was facilitated by Ralph Verni, independent board chair of Eaton Vance Funds.
The discussion focused on topics of current interest, including:
- Interacting with management, outside counsel, and chief compliance officers
- Preparing for and chairing effective board meetings
- Retirement policies
- Other issues
This call was closed to the media.