The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness will host a seminar entitled, "`Money Market Funds: Weathering the Financial Crisis" on Tuesday, May 19. The description says, "This half-day conference will discuss current and future role of money market mutual funds including lessons from the current financial crisis. Experts will describe industry led reforms as well as proposed SEC regulatory steps that will both facilitate a timely transition out of Treasury's Temporary Guarantee Program and ensure a permanent, orderly, and effective regulatory framework for these important investment vehicles. Registration and breakfast will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the program and lunch from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m." Speakers include: Vanguard's John Brennan, Fidelity's Charlie Morrison, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Paula Tkac, and ICI's Brian Reid.

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