NICSA Members Prepare for MiFID II

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.

DISTRIBUTION OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE CANNOT BE UNDERESTIMATED UNDER MIFID II

DISTRIBUTION OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE CANNOT BE UNDERESTIMATED UNDER MIFID II
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.

Distribution Trends Across the Globe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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