The ninth annual Legal Forum gives firms an opportunity to showcase their investment management expertise through 30-minute presentations, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A/networking with attendees of the 2017 General Membership Meeting (GMM), the Mutual Fund Compliance Programs Conference, the Operations and Technology Conference, and the Fund Directors Workshop. All four meetings will run concurrently at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC, from Wednesday, May 3, to Friday, May 5. The Legal Forum will take place in the Exhibit Hall. Presentation topics must be relevant to the investment management industry and must be approved by ICI’s GMM planning committee.
The 2017 Legal Forum is now SOLD OUT! Please see the lineup of firms and presentations below.
LEGAL FORUM PARTICIPANTS AND TOPICS
Wednesday, May 3
|4:35–5:20 p.m.||Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP||
Business Continuity: Planning and What to Consider
Speakers: Joshua Deringer, Jillian Bosmann, and Mary Hansen
|5:25–6:10 p.m.||Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP||
On the ETF Radar: What’s New and What’s Next
Speakers: Michael Mundt and J. Stephen Feinour Jr.
|6:15–7:00 p.m.||Kirkland & Ellis LLP||
Trends in SEC Examinations and Enforcement
Speakers: Jamie Walter and Aaron Schlaphoff
Thursday, May 4
|11:55 a.m.–12:40 p.m.||Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP||
Where Are the Gatekeepers? The Need for Investment Firm Oversight
|5:05–5:50 p.m.||Goodwin Procter LLP||
Selecting and Onboarding Directors: Preserving Board Culture and Integrating New Members
Speakers: Marco Adelfio and Paul Delligatti
|5:55–6:40 p.m.||Mayer Brown LLP||
SEC Enforcement and Civil Litigation: What Went Wrong and How You Can Avoid the Same Fate
Speakers: Amy Pershkow and Stephanie Monaco
Securities Lending: An Evolving Tool for Shareholder Value Relating to Return, Financing, and Liquidity
Speakers: Craig Starble and Peter Bassler