Globalisation meet

A conference on the globalisation of mutual funds is being held in Bermuda on from 3 to 6 May. It is being organised by the International Bar Association and will look at the issues surrounding the implementation of global compliance programmes in the mutual funds industry. The keynote speaker will be Barry Barbash, director of the division of investment management at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington DC. Details from the IBA, tel: (44 171) 629 1206; fax: (44 171) 409 0456.