A recent NICSA webinar sponsored by ALFI, the Luxembourg fund industry association, reviewed initiatives to create a UCITS-style cross-border fund sales regime in Asia. Experts from Elvinger, Hoss and Prussen and Dechert discussed the Asian market environment that has given rise to three proposed schemes. Take a look...
Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.
Every association has a few of them… that person who can get everyone excited about a project; for NICSA, one of those key volunteers is the subject of this quarter’s Volunteer Spotlight – Kari Murphy, Managing Director, HengTian Services.
In this post, we present our annual update on the drivers of retirement savings, which we first published last summer. We compare a small group of countries, primarily in the developed world, using data from Towers Watson’s 2014 Global Pension Assets Study and the CIA’s World Factbook.
Take a look at the connections we saw in this NICSA News feature.
In this This Financial Times featured article, Fight against short-termism is misdirected, co-authors Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA and Bob Pozen, senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution makes the argument that companies and their executives put too much emphasis on short-term performance (profitability) and not enough on making the investments and decisions necessary to create and sustain long-term growth.
Read the full summary in this complete Financial Times* editorial.