Fund Governance: Legal Duties of Investment Company Directors
Fund Governance: Legal Duties of Investment Company Directors is a comprehensive, authoritative and practical treatment of the legal obligations of mutual fund and closed-end fund directors, the special duties of independent directors, and fund governance best practices.
This treatise provides detailed coverage of a fund board's legal duties under the federal securities laws and state corporate and trust law. It examines the impact of statutes and regulations, SEC guidance, court cases, and best practices in the context of fiduciary duty requirements, board structure and operations, audit committees, advisory and distribution arrangements, affiliated transactions, and other aspects of fund management. It also addresses the special requirements for closed-end fund and money market fund directors, as well as director indemnification and insurance issues. Filled with insight, and featuring more than 30 forms and charts, Fund Governance: Legal Duties of Investment Company Directors looks closely at challenging questions that often arise.
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