NICSA’s MWRM 2016: Preparing for What’s Next

NICSA’s Midwest Regional Meeting (MWRM) took place in Chicago on October 20. In an informal setting conducive to idea sharing and collaboration, several industry experts shared their views on “What’s Next” for the rapidly changing financial industry.

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.

GMM 2016 – Tackling Transformational Change Head-On!

NICSA’s annual General Membership Meeting—an event that connects the global investment management industry in order to develop and advance leading practices—took place earlier this week at the Revere Hotel in the heart of Boston.

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

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

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

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?

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

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.

Applications Now Being Accepted for the Blackwell Scholarship

The NICSA / William T. Blackwell Scholarship Fund recognizes outstanding students of the NICSA family with financial and social support for postsecondary education. The program is designed to support students pursuing degrees in the global investment management industry during their junior and senior years of college.  

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