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.

NICSA Annual Conference | Review in Photos

NICSA Annual Conference | Review in Photos
Industry Panel | Regulatory and Compliance NICSA’s 34th annual conference, the Strategic Leadership Forum, was held January 31 – February 2 in Hollywood, Florida. The event featured: three keynote speakers, including retired four-star General John Allen, Russ Koesterich, from BlackRock, and Ken Schmidt, the former director of communications at Harley Davidson; two industry panels; and twelve breakout sessions.

Just in time for Black Friday, a Holiday Tech Guide

Just in time for Black Friday, a Holiday Tech Guide
In anticipation of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the busiest shopping month of the year, I’m back with Boston Financial’s annual gadget guide. This year I have some truly unique new finds to share with you. Whether you’re starting your holiday shopping list, or perhaps your own wish list, you’re sure to find something for everyone!

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Networking Events

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Networking Events
NICSA offers many networking opportunities throughout the year. The most heavily attended is our annual conference, the Strategic Leadership Forum – hosted in Hollywood, FL at the Diplomat Hotel & Spa.

Building Bridges | Connecting Hearts, Minds and Wallets

Building Bridges | Connecting Hearts, Minds and Wallets
NICSA 2015 General Membership Meeting Keynote Speaker Darby Hobbs provides a preview of her session on: Global Trends in Social Innovation and Impact to Sustainable Living: "The investment management business has come a long way in terms of branding and marketplace engagement in today’s interconnected world. But, according to Darby Hobbs, founder and president of SOCIAL3, a disconnect remains. For individuals, that disconnect exists between understanding their value drivers—what matters most in their lives—and how to map that to their investment strategy."

Science, not Art | Regulation and Technology in the Post-Crisis World

Science, not Art | Regulation and Technology in the Post-Crisis World
NICSA 2015 General Membership Meeting Keynote Speaker Robert Mathisen provides a preview of his session on: Embracing Transformational Change: Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity: "...BNY Mellon is often a first call for regulators working through complexconcepts. This constant contact has helped the firm embrace regulation as an opportunity. Mathisen will share insights from those exchanges along with the benefits of an open dialogue with regulatory agencies."

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