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Stradley Ronon Investment Management Attorneys Participate in Independent Directors Council’s Virtual Fund Directors Conference

October 21, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is pleased to announce members of the firm’s premier investment management group participated in the Independent Directors Council’s Virtual Fund Directors Conference on Oct. 21 and 22. The annual Fund Directors Virtual Conference provides insights into the implications of the wide-ranging changes facing independent directors and trustees who serve on the boards of mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds and other registered investment companies.

Alison M. Fuller spoke on a panel at the program entitled, “Risk Management Oversight,” which discussed cybersecurity risk, business continuity, short-term and long-term risk assessments and board reporting content and frequency. David W. Grim and Mena Larmour presented “Director Considerations: SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of Fund Disclosure,” covering how proposed changes will affect board oversight of fund disclosures. Michael W. Mundt presented “Converting an Open-End Fund to an ETF,” addressing the issues that fund directors should consider when evaluating the conversion to an ETF structure.

For over 90 years, Stradley Ronon's premier investment management practice represents investment company clients with over 1,500 separate funds which collectively manage $2 trillion in assets, including several of the top 20 investment company complexes in the country.

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Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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