The Role of Mutual Fund Directors

Tune into Mutual Fund Minute here, as Jay Baris, a partner in Sidley’s Investment Funds group, takes a nostalgic look at the long and winding regulatory road of fund board culture, with a reminder that history is always an important guide to understanding the present.

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In an opinion piece published by Fund Board Views, Jay Baris and Nathan Greene discuss how an obscure 1962 SEC-commissioned report by the Wharton School provided the framework for how fund boards approve investment advisory agreements and how it shaped modern board practices.

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