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.

Jump Start Analytics with Data You Already Have

Author: NICSA On #WebinarWednesday, NICSA members had the opportunity to learn how firms are taking advantage of data to improve all levels of their organizations. Jackie Noblett, Senior Reporter, Ignites, led experts from Albridge Analytics, DST Systems, Inc., Franklin Templeton and SalesPage Technologies LLC through the in-depth discussion (NICSA members can access the replay here).

RPA: Breaking Down the Hollywood Factor

Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Technology seems to be a central theme, one that permeates every business line of the asset management industry today—and RPA is beginning to take center stage.

DOL: Soft Launch Kicks In

Author: Jim Fitzpatrick, President, NICSA Today, the DOL fiduciary rule officially goes into effect – partially!. This ends weeks of speculation as to whether the Department of Labor would again delay its implementation.


Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA What is the state of attorney-client privilege in the asset management industry? What constitutes legal advice? Recent rulings in this area have uncovered myriad considerations for fund management teams regarding the protection of confidential and proprietary info.


Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Cyber is number one on the corporate risk dashboard across the globe NICSA recently hosted several data security experts from Multifonds, Invesco, and the FBI to talk about the current landscape of cyber threats within financial services.  

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.


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.

How to Lead Change in Financial Services: Webinar Recap

Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA We recently invited a panel of industry experts to share their insights on new technologies and the impact on client servicing and human capital management.

Industry Leaders: Transformation in Next Five Years will Outpace the Last 50

Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Last week, NICSA President Jim Fitzpatrick sat down with several industry senior executives from OppenheimerFunds, American Funds, Fidelity and MFS to discuss the rapid pace of change within financial services and how these asset managers are evolving in response.

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