Conference Call for Fund Directors: Board Oversight of Subadvisers
May 20, 2010
2:00–3:15 p.m. (EDT)
The Independent Directors Council (IDC) will host a conference call to offer the independent director community an opportunity to discuss board oversight of subadvisers. If you would like to register for the conference call, please email Stephanie Holly. You may also wish to access IDC’s recent task force paper, Board Oversight of Subadvisers, prior to the call.
CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS
The conference call will focus on:
- Industry trends in the use of subadvisers
- Considerations that may be relevant in retaining a subadviser
- Topics directors may wish to address when a subadviser is integrated into a fund’s business practices and processes
- Ongoing matters directors may wish to consider when overseeing subadvisory relationships
- Paul Freeman, Moderator
Independent Chair, DWS Funds
- Frank Knox
Chief Compliance Officer, John Hancock Financial Services, Inc.
- Matt Shea
Vice President and Counsel, Wellington Management Company, LLP
- Lea Anne Copenhefer
Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP
Participants with questions for the panelists may email them prior to the conference call. In addition, participants will be able to submit questions electronically to the panel during the call.