INTEL ON AI: #ECRM Wrap Up

INTEL ON AI: #ECRM Wrap Up
NICSA’s annual East Coast Regional Meeting, which took place April 6 in Boston, focused on Artificial Intelligence and its impact on the financial services industry. A full house was indication that this is a timely and compelling topic.

Disrupted or Just Diverted?

Disrupted or Just Diverted?
By Jim Fitzpatrick President, NICSA On a recent business trip, as my flight was being diverted, I began to think that it felt much the same as our current journey as financial professionals. I’ve been in the business a long time, and I’ve been on many a “diverted” journey along the way, but non so dramatic as the shift in direction we all may be about to take in 2017.

Leadership Empowerment Through Diversity & Inclusion

Leadership Empowerment Through Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity among financial services boards and executive committees is on the rise. And the benefits are clear. Different perspectives promote smarter decisions and advocate for a better customer experience by reaching demographically diverse markets.

Protecting Financial Assets of the Elderly: Understanding the Connecticut Mandatory Training Law

Protecting Financial Assets of the Elderly: Understanding the Connecticut Mandatory Training Law
Laws governing the mutual fund industry and its relationship with shareholders are predominately federal regulations; however, some state-issued mandates need to be considered.  While the industry has been highly focused on new federal fiduciary rules related to Investors and their retirement savings, fund managers and service providers must also be mindful of Connecticut’s Mandatory Elderly Abuse Training Law established earlier this year, for one.

From A to Z: Decoding common financial terms

From A to Z: Decoding common financial terms
Skip the alphabet soup and discover the real meaning of these investment terms By Jack Tierney, Head of Product Development, Management and Investment Research A former colleague of mine from New York City had a beautiful, multi-syllabic, Italian last name that began with “A” and ended with the “Z” sound.

NICSA Announces the Winners of the 2016 NOVA Awards

NICSA Announces the Winners of the 2016 NOVA Awards
Investment Management Industry Leaders Honored for Excellence MCLEAN, VA – September 7, 2016 – NICSA and Money Management Executive are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 NOVA Awards.

NICSA’s GMM is Coming to Boston

NICSA’s GMM is Coming to Boston
Beyond the Basics Learn how industry leaders are putting plans into practice at the 2016 GMM  We know your time is valuable. That’s why NICSA has set out to make the most of this year’s General Membership Meeting (GMM), taking place September 19-20, with content that is meant to inform and inspire, and that includes actionable items for you to take back to your home teams.

Investment Management Technology: Buzz Words or Big Change?

Investment Management Technology: Buzz Words or Big Change?
By Dan Houlihan, Executive Vice President & Head of Global Fund Services, Northern Trust The investment management industry has always been drawn to buzz words.     Today, we are continually inundated by terms like robo, big data, cloud, cyber and the digital revolution.    

Brexit: Threats and Opportunities From a Leap into the Unknown

Brexit: Threats and Opportunities From a Leap into the Unknown
Author: Hermann Beythan, Partner, Head of the Investment Management Group, Linklaters Luxembourg The vote by the United Kingdom in favor of leaving the European Union on June 23 represents a step into the unknown not only for the UK but the remaining members of the EU.

Swing Pricing: What You Need to Know

Swing Pricing: What You Need to Know
On Sept. 22, 2015, swing pricing gained attention in U.S. markets when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed to permit its use as an anti-dilution mechanism for mutual funds.

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