Want a job in investment management? Watch your political contributions

Want a job in investment management? Watch your political contributions
Interested in working for an investment manager? Or already in the industry and thinking about changing firms? Rule #1: Be careful with your political contributions. You may not be eligible for the job of your dreams if you’ve given too much money to the wrong candidates.

News Bites | A few facts about investment adviser compliance

News Bites | A few facts about investment adviser compliance
This is the first edition of News Bites — an occasional column in NICSA News that collects memorable facts, quotes and insights from our recent reading. Today we look at some of the highlights from the 2011 Investment Management Compliance Benchmarking Survey, released last month by ACA Compliance Group, the Investment Adviser Association and Old Mutual.

Velociraptors make appearance at NICSA West Coast Meeting

Velociraptors make appearance at NICSA West Coast Meeting
Highlights from NICSA’s West Coast Regional meeting, held Thursday, April 21, at the offices of the Capital Group in Los Angeles, California: “A lot of the velociraptors are interested in becoming T. 

The 8 challenges of pay to play | Learn more in L.A. on April 21

The 8 challenges of pay to play | Learn more in L.A. on April 21
NICSA members are telling us that one of the most challenging directives to come along recently is SEC Rule 206(4)-5. This new regulation  — better known as “pay to play” — makes it very difficult for employees of investment advisers to both make contributions to political candidates and manage money for the governmental entity that they are elected to.

Spring has sprung at NICSA

Spring has sprung at NICSA
Mark your calendars for these upcoming spring-summer NICSA events, and watch our conferences page for program and registration details. April 21 West Coast Regional Meeting Offices of The Capital Group, Los Angeles April 27 FATCA:  Why You Should Care Webinar May 10 Luncheon Presentation and Book Signing Featuring MFS’ Robert C.

Paul Haaga to speak at NICSA West Coast Meeting on April 21 in L.A.

Paul Haaga to speak at NICSA West Coast Meeting on April 21 in L.A.
Join us on April 21st in L.A. for NICSA’s West Coast Regional Meeting. Paul Haaga Our keynote speaker will be Paul Haaga, who is the Chairman of the Board of Capital Research and Management which manages the American Funds.

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