The 10th annual Legal Forum gave 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 2018 General Membership Meeting (GMM), the Mutual Fund Compliance Programs Conference, the Operations and Technology Conference, and the Fund Directors Workshop. All four meetings ran concurrently at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, from Tuesday, May 22, to Thursday, May 24.

Thank you to the following firms for providing insightful presentations at ICI’s 2018 Legal Forum.


Tuesday, May 22
Stradley Ronon

The SEC, the DOL, and the States: A New Fiduciary World

Speakers: David W. Grim, George Michael Gerstein, and Lawrence P. Stadulis


Securities Lending Back on the Radar: Volatility Is Up, Rates Are Up—It’s a Good Time to Look at Securities Lending or to Reevaluate Your Strategy

Speakers: Craig Starble and Peter Bassler

Wednesday, May 23
BNP Paribas

How ESG Is Shaping the Future of New Fund Launches Globally

Speaker: Georg Lasch

Goodwin Procter

The Annual Contract Review Process: Developments in Recent Fee Litigation, Takeaways for Fund Boards, and What’s Next

Speakers: Paul Delligatti and Michael Isenman

Llinks Law Offices

How the Global Asset Manager Conducts Asset Management Business in China Under the New Opening Up Policies

Speaker: Sandra Lu, Partner of Llinks