2014 Closed-End Fund Conference
The Investment Company Institute's 2014 Closed-End Fund Conference, held November 4, 2014, gave attendees the latest information on issues affecting closed-end funds, as well as the perspective of fund sponsors, fund shareholders, independent directors, attorneys, and regulators.
- Industry Trends: Review of 2014 and Preview of 2015
- Exploring Legal and Regulatory Developments Affecting Closed-End Funds
- “Traditional” Closed-End Funds Versus “New” Closed-End Fund Structures: Competition or Complement?
- Shareholder Voting and Activism in Closed-End Funds
This year’s featured luncheon speaker was Jim VandeHei, who gave his perspective on the political environment in Washington, DC, and what it means for the nation and for the financial industry. The keynote speaker was Marci Rossell, who talked about the past, present, and future of the economy, as well as the long-term issues the United States needs to address.
|Jim VandeHei is cofounder and executive editor of Politico, the influential political website and newspaper. VandeHei, along with cofounder John Harris, left the Washington Post in 2006 to create the all-politics site.|
|Marci Rossell is a former chief economist for CNBC and former corporate economist and investment spokesperson for OppenheimerFunds.|
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