The Investment Management Group of Drinker Biddle held a breakfast and panel discussion during the 2016 ICI Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference. Our panelists, each with a different industry perspective, discussed how the roles and relationships among Fund Boards, CCOs and Legal Counsel (both in-house and external) have changed, as well as provided some practical guidance with respect to current industry hot topics.


  • Stacy Louizos, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Moderator)
  • Joe Allessie, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk Officer- Americas, UBS Global Asset Management
  • Marc Collins, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, RiverNorth Capital Management/RiverNorth Funds
  • Mark Gersten, Independent Trustee
  • Mary Hansen, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Erick Holt, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, Allianz Asset Management