NICSA benchmarking | Low balance accounts

NICSA benchmarking | Low balance accounts
This NICSA News guest blog feature was written and submitted by the NICSA Compliance and Risk Management Committee members Tony D’Elia, AllianceBernstein and Kevin Seymour, OFI Global.

Proper oversight ensures the best outcome

Proper oversight ensures the best outcome

This guest post was submitted by Citi which sponsored a panel at the 2014 NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum entitled “Best Practices Around Transparency into (the Operations of) Your Mutual Fund Service Provider.”

Leveraging data and analytics to drive your DCIO business

Leveraging data and analytics to drive your DCIO business

This guest post was submitted by Dan Cwenar, President and General Manager of Access Data, a Broadridge company, who spoke at the 2014 NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum in a session entitled “Leveraging Data & Analytics to Drive Your DC & DCIO Business.”

Financial Times Feature | LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees

Financial Times Feature | LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees

In this Financial Times feature LinkedIn: The curse of the phantom online employees, co-authored by Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA and Rajib Chanda, Partner, Ropes & Gray discuss the growing phantom employee trend and strategies that your organization should take to avoid risk and save your reputation within the online social media community.

Kids these days | The Millennial challenge

Kids these days | The Millennial challenge

A recent NICSA webinar looked at how this generational intersection is playing out in the investment industry. A panel of experts from Wells Fargo, DST Systems, and i4cp discussed traits that set Millennials apart and how Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers can work with this new generation most effectively.

Derivatives 101: The devil’s in the details

Derivatives 101:  The devil’s in the details

There’s no easy answer to that question, because it depends on how they’re used. Rather than treat all derivatives with a broad brush, it’s important to understand the nuances. This NICSA News post outlines a recent NICSA-hosted webinar featuring Philip Sindel of Olmstead Associates, who explained the “devil” in the details of derivatives.

The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg

The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg
Part 2 of "The fund industry goes social," recapping the social media panel at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference.

Unit investment trusts | An introduction for investment industry professionals

Unit investment trusts | An introduction for investment industry professionals
Did you know that Unit Investment Trusts are ’40 Act Funds? Learn about the regulation and operations of an important alternative for investors in this slide presentation.   [slideshare id=25381860&doc=nicsauitintrov4-130819092603-phpapp02]

The fund industry goes social | The conversation in Luxembourg

The fund industry goes social | The conversation in Luxembourg
“Social media isn’t a choice for the fund industry; it’s a necessity.” If there was one message from social media panel at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference (in association with NICSA and the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association), that was it.

Write so technical topics are easy to understand

Write so technical topics are easy to understand
This blog post was written by guest author Susan Weiner, CFA, is the author of Financial Blogging: How to Write Powerful Posts That Attract Clients, which is tailored to financial planners, wealth managers, investment managers, and the marketing and communications staff that supports them.

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