The Institutional View of ESG

The Institutional View of ESG

In June, NICSA hosted a well-attended panel on ESG in New York. This event covered a great deal of ground, and in Part 1 of this three-part series, we discussed how the panelists described learning about ESG as being akin to “Learning a New Language.”  Rosetta Stone secured, the audience was then treated to discussion…

TWO MUST-SEE KEYNOTES REVEALED FOR NICSA GMM IN OCTOBER

TWO MUST-SEE KEYNOTES REVEALED FOR NICSA GMM IN OCTOBER

NICSA will be back at the Royal Sonesta in Boston this fall for its annual General Membership Meeting from October 17-18 to address the top issues facing asset managers and financial service providers.  Here, NICSA members will have the opportunity to share time with two industry powerhouses: Fidelity’s Carolyn Clancy and Morningstar’s Kunal Kapoor.  Upside & Opportunity…

“Like Learning a New Language…” NICSA Presents a Rosetta Stone for Learning to Speak ESG

“Like Learning a New Language…” NICSA Presents a Rosetta Stone for Learning to Speak ESG

In June, NICSA held its latest event, focused on “ESG Essentials for Asset Managers & Advisors.” The discussion was robust and more than filled a two-hour window, led by moderator Hannah Glover, Managing Editor with Ignites, and featuring: John Farley, Vice President – Responsible Investment Strategy, Calvert Research & Management; Mark Hays, Vice President – Sustainable Investing, J.P….

NICSA GMM Takes In-Depth Look at Growth and Innovation

NICSA GMM Takes In-Depth Look at Growth and Innovation

NICSA members are pursuing pathways to industry growth and the 2019 General Membership Meeting in October is set to help firms navigate a crosscurrent of disruptive trends. To address these issues, tenured experts across firm types, business channels, and operating models will converge to focus on delivering better outcomes to investors. The 2019 NICSA GMM will gather…

Empowering Women in Asset Management

Empowering Women in Asset Management

Women may account for more than half of the entry-level financial services workforce, but that doesn’t mean they will face a level playing field further along in their careers. According to Women in the Workplace, an initiative between McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org, women are significantly underrepresented in the upper ranks of financial-services companies, accounting…

Face the Membership with CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen

Face the Membership with CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen

NICSA members kicked off the second day of the NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum with an appearance from CNBC’s own Tyler Mathisen. Mathisen, “Power Lunch” Co-Anchor & Vice President of Events Strategy at CNBC, used his vast experience in financial journalism to lead a group of C-suite executives through a discussion around the latest business trends…

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Asset Management Industry

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Asset Management Industry

In 2016, scientists at SONY CSL Research Lab released “Daddy’s Car,” the first full song composed by artificial intelligence. The company’s AI software, called Flow Machines, created the song using machine learning.  “They ‘taught’ it using a database of songs, including a lot of the Beatles,” said Kelley Conway, Managing Director, Technology Advisory Practice at…

Distribution Disruption — From Both Sides

Distribution Disruption — From Both Sides

Broker-dealers and asset managers joined together to outline their unique perspectives on distribution during a General Session at NICSA’s recent 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum. The two panels, moderated by experts at Legg Mason and Merrill Lynch, focused on product innovation and platform enhancements, as well as scale, flexibility, and customization for advisors, home offices, and…

NICSA To Recognize Volunteers of the Year at Strategic Leadership Forum

NICSA To Recognize Volunteers of the Year at Strategic Leadership Forum

NICSA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards. Volunteers will be honored at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum held from April 3-5, 2019 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. “NICSA’s Volunteer of the Year Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of members…

A Look At NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Speaker Line-Up

A Look At NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Speaker Line-Up

NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum will take place April 3-5, 2019 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Here, thought leaders within the asset management industry will convene to discuss the top issues facing today’s asset management industry. Here’s a sneak peek at the innovative firms taking the stage at…

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