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SEC Proposes Changes to Advertising and Solicitation Rules

SEC Proposes Changes to Advertising and Solicitation Rules WHAT HAPPENED? On Nov. 4, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed amendments intended to modernize the advertising and solicitation rules under the Investment Advisers Act. After several decades of unchanged rulemakings, the Commission is in the process of amending the outdated [...]

2019-11-06T15:57:15-05:00 November 6th, 2019|Flash Reports, News|

10 Steps You Can Take to Get Your Presentations Ready for the 2020 Edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)

10 Steps You Can Take to Get Your Presentations Ready for the 2020 Edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) Have you considered adopting the 2020 edition of the GIPS standards early? For some firms, it may not be as challenging as anticipated and might make sense to do this [...]

2019-10-30T10:44:19-05:00 September 25th, 2019|Flash Reports, GIPS®|

Enabling Firms to Present Pooled Fund Specific Performance

Enabling Firms to Present Pooled Fund Specific Performance With the 2020 edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®), firms are now able to present pooled fund specific performance. The changes pertaining to pooled funds were made to better accommodate the marketing of pooled funds. The hope is that more [...]

2019-08-15T10:04:44-05:00 August 15th, 2019|Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

2020 GIPS® Standards Expand Ability to Use Money-Weighted Returns

2020 GIPS® Standards Expand Ability to Use Money-Weighted Returns The 2020 edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) was released by CFA Institute on June 30, 2019. One of the key changes to the GIPS standards is the expanded ability to use money-weighted returns versus time-weighted returns. In the [...]

2019-08-15T09:39:45-05:00 July 11th, 2019|Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

Reminder: Annual GIPS Notification Renewal Due June 30, 2019

Reminder: Annual GIPS Notification Renewal Due June 30, 2019 Firms and asset owners claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are required to notify CFA Institute of their claim of compliance annually by June 30. The required information is minimal, including: firm or asset owner name; primary and [...]

2019-04-09T12:26:44-05:00 March 12th, 2019|Flash Reports, News|

Best Practices for Meeting the Distribution Requirement

Best Practices for Meeting the Distribution Requirement Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) Provision 0.A.9. requires firms to make every reasonable effort to provide a compliant presentation to all prospective clients. Firms must not choose to whom they present a compliant presentation. As long as a prospective client has received a [...]

2019-04-09T12:26:39-05:00 March 5th, 2019|Flash Reports, News|