Ramifications from the Pension Protection Act's effect on investor inertia, changes to Rule 12b-1's regulation of expenses and a possible mandate by the Securities and Exchange Commission on independent directors are among the top concerns of the mutual fund industry's top executives.

Among them, Paul Haaga, executive vice president and a director of American Funds' Capital Research and Management Company.

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