This resource center compiles ICI’s work in regulatory, legislative, and operational areas relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members may sign in for more resources on the latest US and global developments affecting the fund industry and fund investors.
Pandemic and Economic Shutdown Drove Financial Turmoil in March 2020
ICI's research series on the market impact of COVID-19 analyzes financial
markets' reactions to the pandemic and the US government's response.
COVID-19 Working Group Report
The COVID-19 Market Impact Working Group, made up of senior industry executives, was charged by the Executive Committee of ICI’s Board of Governors to examine the causes of the 2020 market turmoil and the experiences of regulated funds.
As policymakers around the globe study the events and causes of March 2020, ICI’s Working Group Report—released as a series of papers and written by ICI Global and ICI’s Research, Law, and Industry Operations groups—provides a data-based foundation for future regulatory discussions or other responses that could affect regulated funds and their investors.
Experiences of US Bond Mutual Funds
In addition to the Working Group Report, ICI Research released an ICI Viewpoints series to examine US bond mutual funds during the crisis.
Experiences of European Markets, UCITS, and European ETFs
Experiences of US Money Market Funds
Experiences of US Exchange-Traded Funds
Impact on the Economy and Financial Markets
General ICI Resources
Press Releases and Statements
Research and Commentary
Resources for Members
US Developments: Legislative
Securities and Exchange Commission
Federal Reserve Board and Treasury Department
Commodity Futures Trading Commission and National Futures Association
Regulators and Policymakers
Business Continuity Resources
Cellular Contacts for Key ICI Staff
Feb 12, 2021
DTCC Coronavirus FAQ (pdf)
Aug 4, 2020
Travel Letter Template for Essential Employee (pdf)
Mar 24, 2020
Working to Ensure Funds Can Maintain Vital Services
Mar 22, 2020
Advisory on ICI's Status
ICI’s top priority is providing timely and effective support for our members while protecting the health of our staff and their families. A list of cellular phone numbers is available for members to reach ICI senior management and key staff involved in addressing the many aspects of the COVID-19 crisis.