2012 Derivatives Roundtable
Exploring the Use of Derivatives by Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and ETFs
ICI brought together regulators and industry representatives for a unique half-day roundtable to explore the practical, risk management, and legal issues facing mutual funds, closed-end funds, and ETFs that use derivatives to help achieve their investment objectives. This event was held on February 17, 2012, in Washington, DC.
At this half-day event, roundtable participants discussed and debated:
- Funds’ past, present, and future use of derivatives
- How best to protect investors while gaining the benefits that derivative strategies can provide
- How best to protect funds from counterparty risks How to deal with compliance challenges that derivatives may pose, including valuation and diversification testing
Attendees had the opportunity to participate in the unique interactive roundtable format, while earning continuing education credits. This event was closed to press.