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Washington, D.C.– January 13, 2020 – Today, leading asset management trade association NICSA is announcing it is rebranding to “ Nicsa ” and is upgrading its technology tools to better serve its members. The enhancements bring a fresh new look and improved engagement functionality as it further expands its presence in the global asset management space. “We are very proud and excited to introduce our Nicsa 2020 rebrand and upgrades. We believe these vital changes will help convey the breadth of content and opportunities we offer as well as provide an improved member experience,” said Jim Fitzpatick, President and CEO of Nicsa. “We hope the new Nicsa will invigorate ...
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Boston, MA – October 17, 2019 – Nicsa is announcing it has elected nine new members to their Board of Directors: Brandon Anderson – SS&C Patrick Curtin – Citi Clint Harris – Invesco Chris Keller – Harris Associates Frieda Lewis – Broadridge Dan Moorman – Wells Fargo Eileen Norton – TD Ameritrade David Rosen – Morgan Stanley Katerina Tzouganatos – Deloitte The new Board members, senior-level executives from Nicsa’s member firms spanning all areas of the asset management industry, were elected at the association’s 2019 General Membership Meeting (GMM) in Boston today. Nicsa’s Board of Directors now comprises 31 voting ...
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Boston, MA, October 7, 2019 —Leading asset management trade association NICSA is less than two weeks away from the start of its 2019 General Membership Meeting (GMM), taking place in Boston. Each year, the GMM brings together innovative and forward-thinking asset management industry leaders for robust discussions on the topics shaping the space. On October 17, experts from across each of the key disciplines in the fund business will be arriving in Boston to share thoughts on emerging technologies, navigating the regulatory landscape, and staying ahead of the rapid pace of change in asset management. “The asset management industry is undergoing a period ...
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“As asset management professionals looking to best support the distribution of our products and services, we have to understand who our clients are and ask ourselves if the industry’s workforce is reflective of the society we serve,” said Jim Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Nicsa as he reviews the rewards, challenges, and the road ahead for D&I in the global asset management industry. Read the full article from Paperjam here . #PressRelease #DiversityProject ​​ #PR-DiversityandInclusio
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Washington, D.C. – September 12, 2019 — NICSA, a leading asset management trade association, today announced the winners of the 2019 NICSA NOVA Awards, which recognize excellence in innovation and leadership within the asset management industry. Award winners are showcased each year at the NICSA General Membership Meeting and this year will be honored on October 17th in Boston. The 2019 award winners are as follows: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Rich Daly, Broadridge OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE FUND INDUSTRY - ROBERT L. GOULD AWARD Bill Greilich, BNY Mellon Terry Metzger, SS&C STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AWARD Sandy Bolton, Merrill ...
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Washington, D.C. – June 4, 2019 — The Diversity Project North America , an initiative sponsored by  NICSA , is today announcing the hiring of its first full-time leader, Jylanne Dunne, as well as a number of additions to its list of founding members and the launch of five operating committees to execute several short-term objectives. NICSA, a not-for-profit trade association that connects global asset management industry participants, sponsors the Diversity Project and oversees its mission of accelerating progress toward a more inclusive and diverse asset management industry. The number of participating firms has grown from a total of 14 to 30 since October ...
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Washington, D.C. – May 21, 2019 —NICSA, a leading trade association dedicated to fostering dialogue and connecting all aspects of the global asset management industry, today announced the launch of two new committees as it further expands its reach into the product and distribution business lines of the industry: the Alternative Investments Committee and the Separately Managed Accounts Working Group. The Alternative Investments Committee focuses on industry standardization and best practices between product providers, distributors, and service firms. The committee will advocate for streamlining of current policies and procedures associated with the service ...
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Washington D.C. –April 9, 2019. NICSA announced today the release of the 2019 NICSA Transfer Agent Compliance Guide. The guide provides members of the global asset management industry with a onestop, comprehensive resource of current compliance updates and standards as they relate to the transfer agent function. NICSA’s Transfer Agent Committee, which meets regularly to monitor and discuss trends in mutual fund transfer agent operations, compiled this centralized listing of laws, rules and regulations applicable to mutual fund transfer agents as a service to the transfer agency community. Reed Smith, a global law firm and a long-time NICSA member, vetted ...
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Washington, D.C. – April 4, 2019 —NICSA announced the recipients of its 2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards. Honorees will be celebrated at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum held April 3-5, 2019 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. “NICSA’s Volunteer of the Year Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of members who are especially dedicated to serving the NICSA community. These individuals have shown exemplary commitment as volunteers, and have demonstrated a passion around furthering best practices within the global asset management industry.” said Jim Fitzpatrick, President of NICSA. NICSA’s many topic and events committees ...
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Washington, D.C. – April 3, 2019 —NICSA announces the launch of its 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum, where over 300 executives from across the global asset management spectrum—including investment management firms, broker dealers, and professional service providers—will converge in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida to share their insights on evolving business models within the financial industry. Among the conference’s headline programs are expert panels on evolving distribution models, artificial intelligence, and Diversity & Inclusion. The interactive breakout sessions will feature data management and analytics, product trends, and fraud prevention, among ...
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MCLEAN, VA – [September 10, 2018]—NICSA proudly announces the winners of the 2018 NICSA NOVA Awards. The NICSA NOVA Awards showcase excellence in innovation and leadership within the asset management industry. Award winners will be honored on October 11th at the 2018 NICSA General Membership Meeting in Boston. A list of the 2018 award winners follows: NOVA INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD Delta Data | FundBlast American Funds | ACE (Advancing the Client Experience) Putnam Investments | QC-Boost Citi Fund Services | Form N-PORT Services Envision Financial Systems | FundKeeper Read the Full Press Release » #PressRelease #NicsaAwar
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McLean, VA – October 15, 2018: NICSA announces that it has elected the following new members to its Board of Directors: Stacy Bernstein – American Century Investments; Cliff Poirier – Fidelity Investments; Bethany Hendricks – Franklin Templeton; Mark Lavan – Legg Mason; Kirk Reid – OppenheimerFunds; Rachel Schnoll – Goldman Sachs Asset Management; and Sasha Wilcoxon – Thornburg Investment Management. The new Board members were elected at NICSA’s General Membership Meeting in Boston on October 11th. Selections were made among senior-level representatives from NICSA member firms, which are concentrated among asset managers, ...
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Boston, MA, October 11, 2018 - NICSA announces the commencement of its General Membership Meeting, taking place October 11th and 12th Boston. Executives representing a diverse cross section of the asset management industry have convened to share best practice development and implementation across myriad business lines and applications. Key business themes targeted at the conference include data analytics, Next Gen product and distribution models, tech-inspired client experiences, and diversity. Over twelve hours of educational content delivered by more than 50 industry speakers, as well as a variety of networking opportunities, is taking place over the two ...
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BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 2, 2018 – “The Diversity Project,” an initiative focused on increasing diversity within the asset management industry, was launched today in North America by 14 leading financial organizations. NICSA, a non-profit trade association for the global asset management industry, is the sponsor of the Project. The goal of the Diversity Project is to accelerate progress toward a more inclusive culture across all demographics including gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. The Diversity Project will also focus on enhancing the financial services industry brand within higher education and developing and sharing leading practices ...
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McLean, VA, June 19, 2018 —NICSA announces the launch of two new committees as it further expands its reach into the product and distribution arenas. Deepening the association’s engagement among distribution and data analytics executives will complement NICSA’s historical mission of advancing leading practices among technology, compliance and operations professionals within the asset management industry. Under the leadership of President Jim Fitzpatrick, the Association has moved toward a more broadbased industry trade organization. Distribution, product, and key accounts are now a major focus of NICSA, a direct reflection of high level trends seen in the ...
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MCLEAN, VA – March 7, 2018 —NICSA announced the winners of its 2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards. Volunteers were honored at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum held from February 28-March 2, 2018 in Miami, Florida. “NICSA’s Volunteer of the Year awards celebrate members who have given a voice to the Association’s passion for serving the global asset management community. From facilitating industry dialogue to driving educational content for our members, these individuals have demonstrated exemplary leadership by laying the groundwork for building best practices among industry participants,” said Jim Fitzpatrick, President of NICSA. NICSA’s committees ...
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MCLEAN, VA –March 5, 2018. NICSA announced today the release of their 2018 Transfer Agent Compliance Guide. The guide provides NICSA members with a comprehensive, educational resource of current compliance updates and standards as they relate to the transfer agent function within the asset management industry. NICSA’s Transfer Agent Committee, which meets regularly to monitor and discuss trends in mutual fund transfer agent operations, compiled this centralized listing of laws, rules and regulations applicable to mutual fund transfer agents as a service to the transfer agency community. Reed Smith, a global law firm and a long-time NICSA member, vetted the ...
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McLean, VA, March 2, 2018 —NICSA announces the launch of its 2018 Strategic Leadership Forum, where over 350+ executives from across the global asset management spectrum—including asset management firms, broker dealers, and professional service providers—converged in Miami, Florida to share their insights on evolving business models within the financial industry. Distribution and product trends take center stage at the event’s general sessions, while innovation and analytics will be a significant focus during the interactive breakout sessions. The full agenda, including an overview of the 40+ speakers, can be found on the Association’s website. The conference ...
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MCLEAN, VA – January 8, 2018 – NICSA is pleased to announce the newly appointed 2018 Executive Committee, effective December 14, 2017. The executive committee members are a subset of the full Board of Directors and provide ongoing direction regarding the association’s strategy and supports the President & CEO in executing NICSA’s mission. “I am very pleased with the accomplished and diverse group of executives selected for the Executive Committee as NICSA continues to grow into ‘An Asset Management Association for All’. The depth and breadth of industry expertise each of them brings will enable NICSA to fulfill our mission of providing member firms ...
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MCLEAN, VA – October 30, 2017 – NICSA is pleased to announce the hiring of Justine Phoenix as Vice President – Distribution & Broker Dealer Engagement, effective October 23, 2017. Justine’s primary responsibilities will be to drive distribution & broker dealer engagement, recruit new members, and assist with content development in these areas. “I am excited about the prospects Justine brings as NICSA grows into ‘An Asset Management Association for All’. Justine’s industry expertise and deep relationships will enable NICSA to deepen member engagement within our member firms while addressing the most strategic issues within these segments.” – Jim Fitzpatrick, ...
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