The Independent Directors Council on Tuesday launched a new Web site designed to help educate more than 3,000 independent directors sitting on mutual fund boards.

The site,, was conceived in the wake of a pervasive trading scandal that led to a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring that 75% of the trustees serving on fund boards be independent. It addresses the need for a reliable source of relevant, timely information that will help fund directors live up to their fiduciary responsibilities in serving fund shareholders.

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