Investment Management Industry ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

BBD's Investment Management Group is committed to bringing value to our clients and industry friends throughout the year.  Stay current on investment management industry trends and developments with our on-demand Webinars.

The SEC's New Derivatives Rule: Understand the Significance For Your Funds

 

In BBD's latest webcast, John Braun and Cory Stewart teamed up with Karen Aspinall from Practus and Terry Gallagher from UMB for a dynamic discussion about The SEC's New Derivatives Rule: Understand the Significance For Your Funds.

 

The Rule is effective February 19, 2021 for all registered funds, including mutual funds, ETFs, closed-end funds and business development companies, with a compliance date of August 19, 2022. While the final Rule offers a more than 400-page comprehensive framework for funds utilizing derivatives, management and Boards of funds not employing derivatives, or utilizing them on a limited basis, still should be aware of the impact of certain key points of the Rule.

The Webcast included considerations from the auditor, legal and administrator perspectives.

We invite you to view a replay of the live Webcast for an engaging panel discussion and to help you to navigate potential impacts to your funds.

The SEC's New Derivatives Rule: Understand the Significance For Your Funds

 

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Significant Changes Ahead: Your Guide to the SEC's Proposed Filing and Disclosure Modernization

John Braun and Cory Stewart teamed up with Steve Connors from SEI and David Freese and Sean Graber from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius for a dynamic discussion on the SEC's new proposed filing and disclosure modernization. 

On August 5, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a rule proposal to modernize the disclosure framework specific to mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.  This proposed rule intends to streamline shareholder reports to meet the simplified demands of retail investors, while at the same time ensuring that more detailed and audited information remains available to more sophisticated investors.

The SEC’s comment period extends through the beginning of 2021.  While the rule is not yet final, it is certain that significant changes are ahead for shareholder reports.

We invite you to view a replay of the live Webcast for an engaging panel discussion regarding the background and nuances of this new proposed filing and disclosure modernization as well as a look forward to its impact on the industry and your Funds.

Significant Changes Ahead: Your Guide to the SEC's Proposed Filing and Disclosure Modernization

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The New Cayman Private Funds Law: A Look Forward

John Braun and Cory Stewart teamed up with Joanne Huckle from Ogier and BBD Cayman partner Sam Young for a lively discussion on an important Cayman funds update.

The August 7 deadline for registration for private funds under the new Cayman Private Funds Law has now passed.  While there have been approximately 12,000 new registrations with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority leading up to the August 7 deadline, and many more expected, questions remain about the application and impact of this important new regulation. 

We invite you to view a replay of the live Webcast for an engaging panel discussion regarding the background and nuances of this new law and latest amendments as well as a look forward to its impact on the industry and your Funds.

The New Cayman Private Funds Law: A Look Forward

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The Next Evolution of Fair Value: The SEC's Proposed Rule 2a-5

In April, the SEC released proposed Rule 2a-5 under the Investment Company Act of 1940.  The proposed Rule is the next step in an ongoing effort to address valuation practices more comprehensively for registered investment companies and business development companies.

 

Rule 2a-5 will create a significant shift in the roles and interaction of Boards and investment advisors related to fair value determinations.  Everyone involved in the management and oversight of registered funds will be impacted by these developments.

 

John Braun and Cory Stewart teamed up with Cillian Lynch from Stradley Ronan and Brad Swenson from SS&C ALPS for a lively discussion about The Next Evolution of Fair Value: The SEC's Proposed Rule 2a-5.

The Webcast included considerations from the auditor, legal and administrator perspectives.

The Next Evolution of Fair Value: The SEC's Proposed Rule 2a-5

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