BLOCKCHAIN WEBINAR RECAP: “ALL BETS ARE OFF”

BLOCKCHAIN WEBINAR RECAP: “ALL BETS ARE OFF”
Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Through our work across the financial services sector, it is clear to us that blockchain technology has the potential to transform our industry.

Lessons Learned at the Strategic Leadership Forum

Lessons Learned at the Strategic Leadership Forum
Allison Lovett, VP, NICSA Content Manager NICSA gathered over 300 financial services executives at our Strategic Leadership Forum at the end of January to discuss some of the most timely and pertinent topics affecting our industry.

Don’t Miss NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly At NICSA’s SLF

Don’t Miss NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly At NICSA’s SLF
Among a series of impressive speakers lined up for this year’s Strategic Leadership Forum, we’ve got one “out-of this-world” keynote lined up. Retired NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is scheduled to present “The Sky is Not the Limit – Lessons from a Year in Space” on January 31 at the NICSA SLF.

Applications Now Being Accepted for the Blackwell Scholarship

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.  

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.

Money Market Reform – the Future of the Prime Money Market Fund

Money Market Reform – the Future of the Prime Money Market Fund
After 6 years of discussion and deliberations the Securities and Exchange Commission issued final regulations in July 2014 consisting of 869 pages of rules and requirements aimed at reducing risk and protecting investors in money market funds, which become effective in October 2016.

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!

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."

NICSA Announces the Winners of the 2015 NOVA Awards

NICSA Announces the Winners of the 2015 NOVA Awards
“The NOVA Awards program highlights NICSA’s commitment to innovation and achievement within the global investment management community through the recognition of industry leaders who have set their organizations apart by exemplifying outstanding service and embracing new technologies. This year’s winners once again highlight the best of the best in our industry.” said George Batejan, Chair, Board of Directors, NICSA.

Jim Fitzpatrick Named President of NICSA

Jim Fitzpatrick Named President of NICSA
Jim Fitzpatrick has been named the new president of NICSA. Jim brings over 30 years experience to the position, including being a former NICSA board member. Most recently was President of Executive Business Coaching, Inc. where he specialized in corporate strategy and executive development. Previously, Jim was a Managing Director within Goldman Sachs Asset Management at the time of his retirement in 2011.

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