About Us

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Nicsa is a not-for-profit trade association striving to connect all facets of the global asset management industry in order to develop, share, implement, and advance leading practices. Nicsa member firms include asset managers, broker dealers, custodian banks, transfer agents, and other professional service firms including audit, tax, law, technology, marketing, and compliance.

Nicsa aims to help firms operating in all segments of the global asset management industry meet the changing needs of their clients by aligning and educating industry participants through formal education programs, interactive forums, networking opportunities, and initiatives such as the Diversity Project North America.

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The Diversity Project North America promotes a diverse and inclusive asset management industry with the right talent to deliver the best possible results for our clients, reflect the society we serve, and ensure long-term business sustainability. 

The Diversity Project North America seeks to drive measurable change for our member firms, and for the industry as a whole. We offer content aimed at developing and sharing tested practices and benchmarks so that, together, we can evolve toward a more inclusive asset management industry with positive business results. 

Nicsa Committees

Diversity Project North America

Resources

  • Nicsa Value Proposition
    Find out more about who we are and what we offer.
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  • Diversity Project Fact Sheet
    The Diversity Project North America promotes a diverse and inclusive asset management industry to deliver the best possible results for our clients, reflect the society we serve, and ensure long-term business sustainability. View this fact sheet to learn more about Diversity Project North America.
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  • Listen, Learn & Lead Podcast
    A recording from our popular webinar, Listen, Learn, & Lead: A Dialogue on Authentic Allyship. This important discussion about race in the asset management industry provides generational perspectives about what it means to be Black in the industry.
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Our Webinars

  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/24/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is a legislative framework in the European Union designed to ensure that financial entities are capable of withstanding, responding to, and recovering from all types of Information and Communication Technology related disruptions and threats. It encompasses end-to-end enterprise risk management with a focus on operational and IT risks of the entities in scope and aims to harmonize and strengthen the IT security requirements across the EU financial sector. Learning Outcomes: Why DORA is essential for the financial industry and its broader implications for digital security. The main areas covered by DORA: ICT risk management, incident reporting, and third-party risk management. The impact of DORA on various stakeholders, including financial institutions, customers, and third-party service providers.

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    Whether you're a seasoned professional, emerging leader, or ally committed to diversity and inclusion, this webinar provides valuable perspectives for empowering women to thrive in the workplace and beyond.

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/14/2024

    This webinar is aimed at providing information on new developments, regulations, and trends that global asset managers should be tracking for the months ahead.

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