Guest Blog | Asset Managment Industry Trends

Guest Blog | Asset Managment Industry Trends
This blog post is written by a guest contributor for the NICSA News blog. The rise of global ‘Megatrends’ I have been fortunate to work with great clients through interesting times in the Asset Management industry over the last 20 plus years; however, the change we are experiencing in the most recent of those years has been at a rate I don’t think anyone could have anticipated.

Doing business in Asia | What’s driving Asian fund passport schemes?

Doing business in Asia | What’s driving Asian fund passport schemes?

A recent NICSA webinar sponsored by ALFI, the Luxembourg fund industry association, reviewed initiatives to create a UCITS-style cross-border fund sales regime in Asia. Experts from Elvinger, Hoss and Prussen and Dechert discussed the Asian market environment that has given rise to three proposed schemes. Take a look...

NICSA Industry News Digest | June 2014

NICSA Industry News Digest | June 2014

Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.

Liquid Alternatives | Not what I expected…

Liquid Alternatives | Not what I expected…

Miss out on NICSA's Liquid Alternatives Meeting held last month in Jersey City? Not to worry!

In this Boston Financial blog post, Phil Blake, East Coast Committee member and next generation mentee, discusses the main themes of the conference pertaining to liquid alternatives, and how his attendance at this NICSA event has given him a different outlook on this new investment vehicle.

NICSA Industry News Digest | April 2014

NICSA Industry News Digest | April 2014

Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.

NICSA News Monthly | November 2013

NICSA News Monthly | November 2013

Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.

Naughty or nice? How boards can get on the SEC’s good side

Naughty or nice? How boards can get on the SEC’s good side

Since the crisis, the SEC has been more focused than ever on board governance. Kevin Kelcourse, assistant director in the asset management unit of the SEC’s Boston office, told a NICSA GMM session that isn’t going to change. Read more...

Member’s corner | Where are you on the data governance evolution scale?

Member’s corner | Where are you on the data governance evolution scale?

This NICSA News Member's Corner feature, Ronan Brennan, Chief Technology Office, MoneyMate, highlights the various stages of data governance shining light on the unique role each step takes to form a cohesive pro-active plan.

Committee spotlight | NICSA Midwest Regional Committee

Committee spotlight | NICSA Midwest Regional Committee

NICSA has over 250 active committee volunteers who are dedicated to providing new opportunities for members while delivering industry best practices to our constituents.

The committee spotlight for this quarter features the Midwest Regional Committee, currently led by co-chairs Nicole Best, Heartland Advisors, and Rajan Chari, Deloitte. Learn more about the Midwest Regional Committee's mission, as well as their upcoming networking opportunities in this NICSA News feature.

Global pensions in 5 charts

Global pensions in 5 charts
What determines the size of a country’s pension assets? Here are 5 graphs that examine potential determining factors. They’re based on data on 13 countries from Towers Watson’s recent Global Pension Assets Study 2012.

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