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  • Archived

    Effective: 1 December, 2013 - 31 December, 2019
    Categories: Wrap Fee Portfolios
    Source: GIPS Executive Committee

    For periods beginning on or after 1/1/2006, if we redefine our firm to include both wrap fee/SMA assets and non-wrap fee/SMA assets, should we also restate what we reported for our total firm assets for periods prior to 1/1/2006?

    The firm may decide whether to restate firm assets for periods prior to 1/1/2006. If the firm is redefined, the firm must disclose the date of, description of, and reason for the redefinition. If the total firm assets are restated for prior periods, the firm should disclose the restatement.

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