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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IDC Webinar: Board Meeting Mechanics: Practical Issues for Fund Directors

October 2018
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IDC Webinar: Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 5: Specific Regulatory Responsibiliti...

December 2014
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IDC Webinar: Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 4: Oversight of Fund Service Provider...

September 2014
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IDC Webinar: Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 3: Investment Performance Oversight

June 2014
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IDC Webinar: Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 2: Investment Advisory Contract Appro...

April 2014
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IDC Webinar: Core Responsibilities of Fund Directors - Session 1: Fundamentals of Fund Director Over...

February 2014
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