About NICSA

Mission and Vision

NICSA is a not-for-profit trade association that connects global asset management industry participants in order to develop, share, and advance leading practices. 


For over fifty years, the Association has offered a collective, timely view on evolving themes shaping the financial services industry. Deep expertise and unique perspectives come together in an open and collaborative environment to tackle the strategic implementation of the industry’s most vital issues.


Our goal is to help asset management firms and financial service providers meet the changing needs of their clients and our industry by aligning and educating industry participants through:

•    Formal education programs that provide collaborative insights from diverse perspectives
•    Interactive forums that allow members to exchange ideas and business solutions
•    Networking opportunities that connect members from all segments of the financial industry

We seek to provide industry executives the tools to gain industry knowledge and make informed decisions about strategic business development and best practice implementation.  In addition, NICSA provides the opportunity for individuals to develop professional leadership skills and make a meaningful impact on the industry we serve via committee volunteer work.
 

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History

NICSA was founded in 1962 as an informal forum for operations and shareholder service professionals in the mutual fund industry, under the name National Investment Company Service Association.

 

Richard L. Casey of State Street Bank & Trust Company in Boston was its founder and first president. Edward D. Windsor of Fidelity Fund (now Fidelity Investments) served as its first secretary, while John R. Vaughn, Jr. of Old Colony Trust Company (now part of the Columbia Management family of funds) was its first Treasurer.

VALUE PROPOSITION

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Code of Ethics

NICSA is committed to adhering to the highest ethical standards.

 

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Additional Information

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Upcoming Events

  • Trends in the Advisor Landscape 2019 Webinar

    July 31, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET

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  • Understanding Reg BI Webinar

    August 13, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET

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  • Compliance Agility and Efficiency in Investment Operations

    August 28, 2019 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET

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  • NICSA is a proud sponsor of the Bonhill Group Women in Asset Management Awards

    September 12, 2019 | NYC

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  • Midwest Regional Event | ESG Marketplace & Data Trends

    September 19, 2019 | 2:00-5:00 PM local time | Chicago, IL

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  • West Coast Regional Event | ESG Product Trends & Regulatory Practices

    September 25, 2019 | 2:00-5:00 PM local time | San Francisco, CA

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  • ALFI Global Distribution Conference

    September 24-25, 2019 | Luxembourg

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  • NICSA 2019 General Membership Meeting (GMM)

    October 17-18, 2019 | Boston, MA

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  • NICSA 2020 Strategic Leadership Forum (SLF)
    (38th Annual Conference)

    February 26 - 28, 2020 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL