Political Divide Hits The Fund Industry

GUEST BLOG Author(s): NICSA TA Committee The political divide within the US has impacted various aspects of our lives including our social activities, how we interact with others, as well as how we spend and invest money.

Impressive Speaker Lineup for NICSA SLF

Author: NICSA Distribution evolution, product proliferation, and FinTech are shaping 2018’s business strategies. NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum convenes from February 28 to March 2, where leaders within asset management tackle these issues head on.

NICSA Members Prepare for MiFID II

Author: NICSA The Jan. 3, 2018, launch of the second version of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is just on the horizon, and those seeking to sell funds in Europe are on notice.


By Raymond Groen in ‘t Woud, Product Director, KNEIP Setting the scene Distribution compliance and oversight are set to become the responsibility of manufacturers under MiFID II.

SLF 2018 Planning Underway: Back to the Future

Jim Fitzpatrick, President, NICSA If you haven’t heard, NICSA is getting back to its roots this winter. The 2018 Strategic Leadership Forum will take place at the Doral Miami from February 28 to Mar 2.

Distribution Trends Across the Globe

“Glocalization,” or the conceptual intersection between global and local markets, has been gaining increasing attention in recent years—and when discussing the trends shaping today’s asset management industry, the term is more relevant than ever.

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.

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