The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg

The fund industry goes social part 2 | The conversation in Luxembourg
Part 2 of "The fund industry goes social," recapping the social media panel at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference.

Members corner | The fund industry goes social | A case study

Members corner | The fund industry goes social | A case study

Despair no longer, devoted users of Facebook and Twitter! The fund industry is slowly but surely becoming more social.

Read about the social media program at Boston Financial Data Services, one of the firms leading the charge.

NICSA News Monthly | February 2013

NICSA News Monthly | February 2013
Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month. From NICSA AIFMD 101. A SlideShare introduction to the new hedge fund regulations in Europe, co-authored by our partner ALFI, the Luxembourg fund industry association (below).

The state of compliance 3 | The social media news

The state of compliance 3 | The social media news
Mention “social media” to a compliance professional in the fund industry, and they’re likely to think “risk.” There’s the risk that an unauthorized Tweet can be construed as an investment recommendation, the risk that a Facebook Like becomes a forbidden testimonial, or the risk that information from LinkedIn.

And the winner is. . . | Social media in the fund industry

And the winner is. . . | Social media in the fund industry
So much is changing in social media. Even though it’s only been 8 months since we last did a survey of social media by NICSA members, we thought it was time for an update. Here’s our assessment of which channels are leading and which lagging: Most active channel.

A practical guide to Twitter | Part III: Using Twitter

A practical guide to Twitter | Part III: Using Twitter
You’ve read Part I and Part II of this series, and you know how to decode a Twitter stream. Let’s turn to some tips on how, as an investment industry professional, you can use Twitter to stay up to date.

A practical guide to Twitter | Part II: Twitter etiquette

A practical guide to Twitter | Part II: Twitter etiquette
It’s easy to forget that Twitter is a social medium. Many organizations use Twitter as a one-way communication tool for publicizing their latest activities. But Twitter has many features and conventions that allow users to interact with each other.

A practical guide to Twitter | Part I: Twitter speak

A practical guide to Twitter | Part I: Twitter speak
Of all the social media channels, Twitter is the hardest to get your arms around. To those unfamiliar with Twitter conventions, a series of tweets can look like code – without the decryption key.

Gen Y, social media, the fund industry and NICSA

Gen Y, social media, the fund industry and NICSA
I’ll admit that I’m skeptical of claims that the Gen Y’ers — or the Millennials, as they’re often called — are somehow fundamentally different from Baby Boomers. Yes, Millennials may not behave like their elders right now, but is that they because they were born in the 1980s rather than the 1950s — or simply because they’re in their 20s and not their 60s?

Launching NICSA News

Launching NICSA News
Welcome everyone to NICSA News — our new blog! We’ll give you updates on happenings at NICSA and insights on trends in the investment management industry. We’ll provide recaps of recent NICSA webinars and conference sessions, alert you to upcoming events, let you know about updated information on regulations and best practices produced by our committees and member firms, and give you our take on industry news.

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