Kids these Days: The Millennial Challenge
Did you know that by 2015, Millennials will equal Baby Boomers in the workforce?
In a recent NICSA webinar, a panel of experts from Wells Fargo, DST Systems and i4cp looked at how this generational intersection is playing out in the investment industry. Find out how firms today are dealing with this generational differences and and how they are better accommodating this new group of young professionals.
NICSA News Monthly | December 2013
Catch up on the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.
NICSA Announces Keynote Speakers for the 2014 Strategic Leadership Forum
Announcing the 2014 NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum keynote speakers who will address the opportunities and challenges that a global world presents. Featuring former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Carlos Gutierrez; Jeffrey Rosensweig, Global Economics Forecaster and Expert on International Finance; and Joel Brenner, former National Counterintelligence Executive and former Mission Manager for Counterintelligence.
Blackwell Scholarship Applications Available | Deadline is December 13
The NICSA / William T. Blackwell has been significantly changed and expanded this year. Scholarship recipients are now eligible for up to 2 years of scholarship support with grants of $3,000 to $5,000 per year and will be assigned a NICSA mentor. In another change this year, applicants must be rising juniors or third-year students pursuing a degree in a field related to the global investment management industry.
This scholarship is for dependent children of full-time employees of NICSA member firms. Click here for complete scholarship guidelines, along with application information.
Significant Differences in Intermediary Oversight Practices, Says SEC
The SEC has completed the first part of its review of omnibus arrangements and reached a consensus – which is that there is little consensus among fund firms about how best to manage intermediary oversight.
Learn more about the SEC's observations in this session recap from the NICSA Risk Management Workshop.
Guest Blog Feature | Big data brings its own set of risks
Tackling big data means inviting very rapid information growth and the challenges that go along with it.
In this NICSA News guest blog feature, Ed Marcarelli, Hydrakos Consulting, and the NICSA technology committee highlighted "The Risks of Big Data for Companies", a recent Wall Street Journal article examining the process behind big data and how many companies may be overlooking its possible challenges.