International markets need not be overly complicated, industry executives plan to tell their peers this week at a panel on selling funds overseas at the Investment Company Institute's Tax & Accounting Conference to be held in San Diego, Calif.

While most fund companies try to form joint ventures with indigenous firms or enter into new markets on their own, there are other alternatives, said Robert Leach, controller of American Century Investment Management of Kansas City, Mo., in an interview prior to the conference. Leach is scheduled to speak on the panel.

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