At 3:30-4:30pm today (Wednesday), the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) hosts a Webinar entitled, "Money Market Mutual Funds: Reviewing the New Regulations & Discussing the Outlook for Future Changes." The session description says, "Money fund expert Peter Crane from Crane Data will review recent changes to Rule 2a-7, the SEC's guidelines for money market funds. Crane will also discuss the possibility of more radical future changes to money funds' structure, such as a floating price, capital reserves or an emergency liquidity bank facility. Crane will review recent asset trends and the zero and pending rising rate environment." Registration is complimentary. The National Investment Company Service Association, or NICSA, also hosts a separate Webinar Wednesday at 2:00-3:15pm. The session is entitled, "Preparing for Amendments to Money Market Mutual Fund Rules, a Nuts and Bolts Perspective," and features Fidelity's Nancy Prior, State Street's Paul Ricci, SEC's Penelope Saltzman and ALPS Fund Services' Brad Swenson. The description says, "This webinar will provide an overview of the Money Market Mutual Fund Reform from several different perspectives including: Portfolio management, Financial Reporting, Fund Accounting, and Transfer Agency operations.... Mutual fund professionals from all aspects of the industry will learn about how the new rule impacts their area of responsibility as well as upstream and downstream departments."

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