The crazy mixed up world of unclaimed property

The crazy mixed up world of unclaimed property
Representatives from Georgeson, Prudential and UPRR explained at the NICSA General Membership Meeting, held in Boston on September 11-12, paying attention to just the SEC standard will get an asset manager in trouble with 4 out of 5 states when it comes to unclaimed property.

NICSA Industry News Digest | November 2014

NICSA Industry News Digest | November 2014

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

Regulatory Parallel Play

Regulatory Parallel Play

An update on worldwide regulatory trends at the 25th annual Globalisation of Investment Funds Conference, organized by the International Bar Association and co-sponsored by NICSA.

What are liquid alternatives?

What are liquid alternatives?

With current market forces leading to alternatives adoption in the mutual fund space, the definition and classification of what exactly constitutes a liquid alternative has become a much-discussed question in the fund industry. Learn more about some of the characteristics that define liquid alternatives from this year's NICSA Liquid Alternatives Workshop in Jersey City.

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 benchmarking | Low balance accounts

NICSA benchmarking | Low balance accounts
This NICSA News guest blog feature was written and submitted by the NICSA Compliance and Risk Management Committee members Tony D’Elia, AllianceBernstein and Kevin Seymour, OFI Global.

Leveraging data and analytics to drive your DCIO business

Leveraging data and analytics to drive your DCIO business

This guest post was submitted by Dan Cwenar, President and General Manager of Access Data, a Broadridge company, who spoke at the 2014 NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum in a session entitled “Leveraging Data & Analytics to Drive Your DC & DCIO Business.”

Fearless Forecast | What’s ahead for the fund industry in 2014?

Fearless Forecast | What’s ahead for the fund industry in 2014?
Two well-known industry experts offered their “fearless forecast” in a recent webinar.  Lee Kowarski, partner at kasina, and Avi Nachmany, director of research at Strategic Insight, discussed the industry trends most likely to endure in 2014.

Mapping global fund growth | 2013 update

Mapping global fund growth | 2013 update

Time for the annual update of our charts on the fund industry. . . Here’s what global fund growth looked like 2010 through 2012.

NICSA News Monthly | June 2013

NICSA News Monthly | June 2013
Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month. From NICSA What’s new in the NICSA Transfer Agent Compliance Guide.

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