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SEC Issues Agenda for September 16 Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee


Washington D.C., Sept. 11, 2020 —

The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the September 16, 2020, meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee (AMAC).  AMAC was formed to provide the Commission with diverse perspectives on asset management and related advice and recommendations.

The meeting will include a discussion of matters in the asset management industry relating to (1) the ESG and Private Investments Subcommittees; and (2) improving diversity and inclusion. It will also include a follow-up discussion on COVID-19 matters relating to AMAC’s meeting of May 27, 2020.

The meeting will be held by remote means and is open to the public. The meeting will be webcast live on, and will be archived on the website for later viewing. Members of the public who wish to provide their views on the matters to be considered by AMAC may submit comments either electronically or on paper, as described below. Please submit comments using one method only. At this time, electronic submissions are preferred. Information that is submitted will become part of the public record of the meeting. All submissions should refer to File Number 265-33, and the file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used.

Electronic submissions:

Use the SEC’s Internet submission form or send an e-mail to             

Paper submissions:

Send paper submissions in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20549-1090.

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Asset Management Advisory Committee – Agenda for September 16, 2020, Meeting

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chairman Clayton; Commissioners Peirce, Roisman, and Crenshaw; Dalia Blass, Director of the Division of Investment Management; and Ed Bernard, Committee Chairman

9:30 a.m.

Update from the ESG Subcommittee

10:30 a.m.


10:40 a.m.

Update from the Private Investments Subcommittee and Panel Discussion on Private Investment Returns

AMAC Panel Moderator: Erik Sirri, Babson College and Natixis Funds, Loomis Sayles Funds, and Natixis ETFs

  • Noel O’Neill, Cambridge Associates
  • Bryan Jenkins, Hamilton Lane
  • Josh Lerner, Harvard Business School
  • Ludovic Phalippou, University of Oxford

12:15 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Asset Management Industry

AMAC Panel Moderator: Gilbert Garcia, Garcia, Hamilton & Associates

  • Michael Manning, NEPC
  • Michael Miller, Colonial Consulting
  • Clayton Jue, Leading Edge
  • Cheryl Alston, Employees’ Retirement Fund of the City of Dallas
  • Michael Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
  • Anyori (A.J.) Hernandez, New York State Common Retirement Fund

2:30 p.m.

Follow-Up Discussion on the Impact of COVID-19

  • Exchange-Traded Products
  • Operations

3:30 p.m.


3:45 p.m.

Summary and Discussion

4:15 p.m.



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