The mutual fund industry has faced its share of challenges in the last decade.

It began with Y2K issues, continued with the technology industry implosion and corporate accounting scandals, which resulted in the U.S. economic slowdown, and quickly moved to late trading and market timing compliance. Unfortunately, relief is not yet in sight as the new issue of a mainframe brain drain is looming on the horizon, a concern that will potentially disrupt mutual fund back-office operations and possibly lead to higher costs for shareholders.

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