NICSA Extends Reach to Distribution and BDs

Jim Fitzpatrick, President, NICSA Author: NICSA Mutual Fund Wire recently caught up with Jim Fitzpatrick, President of NICSA, on plans to extend the reach and appeal of the Association. Read article here.

Data Analytics 201: Adding Value with Modeling Techniques

Author: NICSA On Oct. 18, #WebinarWedneday enthusiasts tuned in for part two of a discussion on data analytics. The conversation picked up where NICSA’s July webinar, “Jump Start Analytics with Data You Already Have,” left off.

How Financial Institutions Can Fight Back Against Ransomware

Author: NICSA On #WebinarWednesday, NICSA members learned how a far-reaching defense strategy can protect financial institutions against cybercrime. Ron Plesco, Principal, Cyber Response Services at KPMG, moderated the Oct.

Finding the Right Fit: How to Leverage Alternative Portfolio Structures

Author: NICSA Over the last few years, market trends have shown investors increasing their allocations to non-correlated asset classes, Chris Shaw, Head of Alternatives, DST Systems, Inc.

Insights into the Future of Financial Services

Delta Data provides “3 TAKEAWAYS FROM NICSA’S 2017 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING.” Topping their list of “to dos”: (1) accept disruption by embracing change and harnessing technology to your advantage; (2) build a strategy by deciding whether to buy, build or partner; and (3) improve communication within the industry.

Geopolitical Risks on the Radar

Curated Blog: Geopolitical Risks on the Radar BlackRock’s Global Investment 4Q17 report is out and reveals the top geopolitical forces on their watch list. The top three? North American trade negotiations, a North Korea conflict, and U.S.-China tensions.

Winning Strategies in Human Capital Management

Author: NICSA On Friday, Oct. 6, attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting focused on the human resources side of asset management. Rory Melick, Director, Financial Services, People & Organization Practice at PwC, moderated the panel, which featured senior HR professionals from Vanguard, Northern Trust and JP Morgan.

GMM Day 2: Regulation, Innovation and the Economy

Author: NICSA A provoking pair of speakers kept the energy high during day two of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting with a keynote on facilitating rapid technological change followed by an update on the U.S.

Best Practices in Vendor Oversight

Author: NICSA Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the intricacies of vendor management programs during a breakout session Thursday, Oct. 5.Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the intricacies of vendor management programs during a breakout session Thursday, Oct.

Robotics Process Automation: Balancing Man and Machine

Author: NICSA Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the role of robotics and cognitive intelligence within the asset management industry during a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct.

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