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10 Takeaways From CFA Institute’s Guidance on Benchmarks for Firms

10 Takeaways From CFA Institute’s Guidance on Benchmarks for Firms The 2020 Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) require firms to choose an appropriate total return benchmark, when available, for every composite and pooled fund. This information must be presented in the firm’s GIPS Reports. Benchmarks are used as a reference [...]

2021-04-09T08:17:01-05:00 April 8th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

UPDATE: The SEC’s Marketing Rule is Officially Published – What Now?

UPDATE: The SEC’s Marketing Rule is Officially Published – What Now? WHAT HAPPENED? On Friday, March 5, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s highly anticipated Marketing Rule was published in the Federal Register, setting in motion a series of regulatory requirements for investment advisers. The move to officially [...]

2021-03-09T15:31:47-05:00 March 9th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, News|

GIPS® Standards Case Study: One Asset Owner’s Efforts to Attain Compliance

GIPS® Standards Case Study: One Asset Owner’s Efforts to Attain Compliance Asset owners are a growing faction of entities seeking to attain compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). As compliance with the standards becomes more essential in building business partnerships and preparing for the future of capital markets, more [...]

2021-03-02T11:18:38-05:00 February 26th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

The SEC’s New Marketing Rule: Here’s What You Should Know Now

The SEC’s New Marketing Rule: Here’s What You Should Know Now WHAT HAPPENED? On Dec. 22, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously voted to pass proposed amendments to the advertising and cash solicitation rules, along with updates to other requirements for registered investment advisers. The formerly separate rules are [...]

2020-12-23T12:37:04-05:00 December 23rd, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

OCIE Risk Alert: common compliance program issues

OCIE Risk Alert: common compliance program issues WHAT HAPPENED? On Nov. 19, 2020, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (OCIE) released a Risk Alert outlining common compliance concerns among registered investment advisers. The list was compiled based on recent compliance examinations [...]

2020-12-01T09:56:09-05:00 December 1st, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, News|

Performance Practice Leader of Fairview Appointed to CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee

Performance Practice Leader of Fairview Appointed to CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee We are pleased to announce that, this month, Fairview Performance Service’s Vice President and Performance Practice Leader, Greta Nathan, begins her term on CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee. CFA Institute issued a Consultation Paper on the Development of [...]

2020-11-16T14:04:56-05:00 November 16th, 2020|Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

9 Important Highlights from the 2020 GIPS Standards Conference

9 Important Highlights from the 2020 GIPS Standards Conference Late last month, CFA Institute held its 24th Annual Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) Conference virtually. The event was an opportunity to capture important information from industry experts and focused on the 2020 GIPS standards, which are effective for firms claiming [...]

2020-11-24T15:57:25-05:00 November 10th, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

CFA Institute’s Online Resources for Asset Owners Claiming Compliance with the 2020 GIPS® Standards

CFA Institute’s Online Resources for Asset Owners Claiming Compliance with the 2020 GIPS® Standards CFA Institute’s website has a great list of resources for asset owners claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). Most items relate to the 2020 edition of the GIPS Standards that was released on June 30, 2019. The [...]

2020-09-28T11:05:11-05:00 September 28th, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

GIPS® Advertising Guidelines for Firms

GIPS® Advertising Guidelines for Firms Firms claiming compliance with the 2020 edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) have two options for communicating their claim of compliance. One of which is making a full claim of compliance in the firm’s GIPS report, formerly called a “GIPS compliant presentation.” However, asset managers [...]

2020-08-31T10:56:00-05:00 August 30th, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|