Board Leadership

Most fund boards are led by an independent board chair or an independent lead director. In 2004, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted fund governance standards requiring, among other things, that fund boards have independent chairs. This requirement was challenged in a court proceeding and never came into effect. Nevertheless, most fund boards have adopted this practice. Today, nearly nine in 10 fund complexes have an independent director in board leadership—as the board chair or independent lead director.

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Board Meeting Mechanics: Practical Issues for Fund Directors

October 3, 2018
12:00 AM UTC
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Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors – Session 5: Specific Regulatory Responsibilities

December 10, 2014
12:00 AM UTC
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Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 4: Oversight of Fund Service Providers

September 11, 2014
12:00 AM UTC
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Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 3: Investment Performance Oversight

June 4, 2014
12:00 AM UTC
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Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 2: Investment Advisory Contract Approval

April 20, 2014
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Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 1: Fundamentals of Fund Director Oversight

February 27, 2014
12:00 AM UTC