Big Thinkers Share Insights on FinTech

Big Thinkers Share Insights on FinTech
Author: NICSA On October 5, asset managers attending NICSA’s General Membership Meeting learned how to harness the power of FinTech as it shapes the financial service landscape. Christine Parker, Executive Director, Financial Services Digital Advisory at Ernst & Young LLP moderated the panel, which featured experts from Vestigo Ventures, BlackRock, Accenture LLC and Fidelity.

CTO Roundtable: Re-Imagining Asset Management

CTO Roundtable: Re-Imagining Asset Management
Author: NICSA Jib Wilkinson, Deloitte On Thursday October 5, during NICSA’s 2017 General Membership Meeting in Boston, attendees received guidance on leveraging technology to power growth in the asset management industry.

The Clarity Project: SSAE-18 Essentials

The Clarity Project: SSAE-18 Essentials
Author: NICSA With an increased industry focus on oversights and controls, usage of System and Organization Control (SOC) reports has spiked—leading the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to streamline its corresponding guidance through a recent effort known as The Clarity Project.

NICSA To Honor Leaders in Asset Management Industry at October GMM

NICSA To Honor Leaders in Asset Management Industry at October GMM
Author: NICSA Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate excellence in innovation at NICSA’s General Membership Meeting in early October. As we do each year, NICSA will be recognizing outstanding leadership in the global asset management industry at its GMM in Boston.

NICSA Welcomes ICI President at October GMM

NICSA Welcomes ICI President at October GMM
Author: NICSA One thing that makes NICSA’s 2017 General Membership Meeting a can’t-miss event is hearing from one of the biggest names in industry policy. NICSA is very pleased to feature Paul Schott Stevens, President and CEO of the Investment Company Institute (ICI), as a renowned keynote speaker at this year’s General Membership Meeting.

NICSA TEAMS UP WITH ALFI AT GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE

NICSA TEAMS UP WITH ALFI AT GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE
Author: Jim Fitzpatrick, President, NICSA NICSA is excited to partner with ALFI on their Global Distribution Conference in Luxembourg this September, where 50+ speakers, 50+ distributors, and hundreds of senior executives from the international asset management and global fund distribution community will converge to discuss the current distribution landscape and the emergence of new opportunities.

TREND GURU JEREMY GUTSCHE TO UNLOCK INNOVATION AT NICSA’S GMM

TREND GURU JEREMY GUTSCHE TO UNLOCK INNOVATION AT NICSA’S GMM
Author: NICSA “On the forefront of cool” may not be something you’d expect at a financial industry trade event. But this is no ordinary event. This year’s GMM will focus on technology and innovation, and joining our line-up of impressive speakers is trend guru Jeremy Gutsche, an award winning innovation expert and “intellectual can of Red Bull.” The theme of the GMM, “Leveraging Innovation to Drive Growth,” focuses on the work and experience of business leaders in the asset management industry.

BlackRock: AI is Already Here

BlackRock: AI is Already Here
Author: NICSA BlackRock’s Jody Kochansky, Head of BlackRock’s Aladdin Product Group, weighs in on the impact of artificial intelligence on the financial industry. Machine learning, natural language processing, and scientific data visualization are actively being integrated into business processes to improve investment performance and client service.

Mottos & Wedding Vows: The Search For Trust

Mottos & Wedding Vows: The Search For Trust
Author: NICSA Invesco’s Jack Tierney weighs in on why the clarity of fixed income investing may offer solace in the wake of the DOL fiduciary rule. Great opportunities abound for productive, forward-looking conversations about financial goals and objectives, and the “known knowns” of fixed income – such as bond type, investment stream characteristics, and how long holdings may remain in a portfolio – may help further the advancement of the advisor-investor relationship.

GMM Planning Underway: New Location and a Nod to Tech

GMM Planning Underway: New Location and a Nod to Tech
Spring is finally emerging, and so are plans for the next General Membership Meeting (GMM) event. NICSA is looking forward to seeing a new location and the development of rich programming help to create a productive meeting experience for its members.

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