2014 Legal Forum

ICI is pleased to present the Legal Forum, now in its sixth year. The Legal Forum provides a venue for law firms to showcase their investment management expertise through brief 30-minute presentations to attendees of the 2014 General Membership Meeting (GMM), the Mutual Fund Compliance Programs Conference, the Operations and Technology Conference, and IDC’s Fund Directors Workshop. All four meetings will run concurrently at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, from Tuesday, May 20 to Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Legal Forum will take place in the Hilton’s Exhibit Hall. Presentation topics must be relevant to the investment management industry and must be approved by ICI’s GMM planning committee.

Registration is now open, and is on a first-come, first-served basis for the first seven law firms that register.

Each firm that participates in the Legal Forum will receive one complimentary pass allowing access to all four major events!

Each firm that participates in the Legal Forum will receive one complimentary pass allowing access to all four major events!

The cost of participating in this opportunity is $3,500 per firm. If you have any questions, please contact Brent Newton at 202-326-5831 or bnewton@ici.org.

2014 Legal Forum Participants and Topics

Tuesday, May 20

Cipperman & Company LLC

5:10–5:40 p.m.

Regulatory Initiatives and Enforcement Cases

Topics include the OCIE Exam Priorities Letter, alleged deficient compliance programs, and how IT and technology systems affect regulatory liability

Speaker: Todd Cipperman

BNP Paribas

5:45–6:15 p.m.

Building Your Gateway to Latin American Investors

Speaker: Andrea Cattaneo

Wednesday, May 21

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

5:10–5:40 p.m.

Board Oversight of Alternative Investment Strategies for Mutual Funds

Speakers: TBD

Dechert LLP

5:45–6:15 p.m.

Cybersecurity: What to Do Once There Has Been an Attack

Speakers: Tim Blank, David Harris, and Owen Foster