Continuing its focus on the fund industry, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management will hold its inaugural Conference on Emerging Trends in Asset Management on May 19, 2023, which will be open to the public via webcast on the SEC website. Asset management industry leaders and academics will contribute to discussions on emerging trends in the field across four sessions. Following opening remarks, the Commission will discuss asset managers, corporate governance, and civic democracy.

In the afternoon sessions, the Commission will discuss private funds, investor protection and industry concentration; investment complexity, international effects and outsourced private services; and lastly retail investors, fund trends and investment innovation.

The full meeting agenda and list of speakers can be found here.