Sharpen Your Perception with Amy Herman at NICSA’s SLF

Sharpen Your Perception with Amy Herman at NICSA’s SLF

For nearly fifteen years, Amy Herman has provided training to top officers in the US military, law enforcement, medicine, education and numerous other industries. Now, Amy Herman offers her unique guidance to the asset management industry! NICSA members will have the opportunity to hear her unique perspective at the Strategic Leadership Forum at the Sawgrass…

Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris to Keynote at the NICSA SLF in April

Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris to Keynote at the NICSA SLF in April

NICSA members will have the opportunity to hear the unique perspective of an industry powerhouse in an intimate setting during the Strategic Leadership Forum at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL this April. Carla Harris is the Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisorat Morgan Stanley. Carla will…

Best Practices in Building a Global Compliance Program

Best Practices in Building a Global Compliance Program

In an increasingly globalized economy, investment firms must embrace a global perspective when it comes to compliance with regulations worldwide. But doing so is no easy task. “When implementing a compliance program in a global environment, there’s a number of challenges that organizations face, from standardization issues in terms of contractual agreements and practices to…

AI Trends with Traction

AI Trends with Traction

As we head further into 2019, artificial intelligence is uniquely poised to drive operational efficiencies, strengthen compliance efforts, and inform investment decisions in fund management. “There’s a lot of change going on in the world at large in terms of technology and human behaviors — and none more so than in the field of financial…

RULE 30E-3: BEST PRACTICES FOR NOTICE, ACCESS & E-DELIVERY

RULE 30E-3: BEST PRACTICES FOR NOTICE, ACCESS & E-DELIVERY

Earlier this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a new rule intended to modernize the delivery of fund reports. “At its highest level, Rule 30e-3 allows mutual funds to send shareholders a short notice alerting them to the issuance of a new shareholder report that is available on a website, instead of sending the…

2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Focus Revealed

2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Focus Revealed

Join us in Florida from April 3rd to 5th to address the industry’s most important issues head on. Let NICSA help solidify your 2019 business planning.  Hear from all perspectives—asset management firms, broker dealers, and an extensive group of firms that include technology, law, and service firms that support the industry.  We’ve got a line-up of…

Rethinking Product Development

Rethinking Product Development

“With the traditional, actively-managed 40 Act fund gradually losing market share, asset managers need to modernize their product development process to seriously consider emerging trends in retail, or advisor-sold, investment products,” said Loren Fox, Director of Research at Ignites, during a recent #WebinarWednesday session on product development. The discussion, which featured insights from FIS, MFS, and Wells…

The Bottom Line: Exploring the Benefits of Wellness in the Workplace

The Bottom Line: Exploring the Benefits of Wellness in the Workplace

The human element will become a critical asset in the workplace of the future, said David Atkinson, People and Organization Director at PwC, during a recent #WebinarWednesday on  employee wellness. Atkinson moderated the event, which featured a panel of forward-thinking experts from Franklin Templeton Investments, Invesco, and MFS Investment Management. The session allowed attendees to…

Data Analytics: The Value of Business Intelligence Reporting

Data Analytics: The Value of Business Intelligence Reporting

Firms across the asset management industry are increasingly focused on transforming into customer-centric, data-driven organizations. NICSA members discussed this movement and gained a deeper understanding of trends in business intelligence during a breakout session at the 2018 GMM. Lyndsay Noble, Lead, Analytics Consulting Practice, DST Systems, moderated the panel, which featured experts from BNY Mellon,…

Protecting the Franchise: Managing Risk in the Global Economy

Protecting the Franchise: Managing Risk in the Global Economy

NICSA members learned strategies for surviving and thriving in uncertainty during a session on the topic at last month’s General Membership Meeting. Antonio Crombie, Strategic, Regulatory and Operational Risk Management Leader at Deloitte, lead a panel of experts from Foreside, Putnam, and SEI through the discussion, which was centered on best practices. TRENDS IN RISK MANAGEMENT…

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