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.

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.

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.

GMM Day 2: Regulation, Innovation and the Economy

GMM Day 2: Regulation, Innovation and the Economy
Author: NICSA A provoking pair of speakers kept the energy high during day two of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting with a keynote on facilitating rapid technological change followed by an update on the U.S.

Best Practices in Vendor Oversight

Best Practices in Vendor Oversight
Author: NICSA Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the intricacies of vendor management programs during a breakout session Thursday, Oct. 5.Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the intricacies of vendor management programs during a breakout session Thursday, Oct.

Robotics Process Automation: Balancing Man and Machine

Robotics Process Automation: Balancing Man and Machine
Author: NICSA Attendees of NICSA’s General Membership Meeting examined the role of robotics and cognitive intelligence within the asset management industry during a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct.

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