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  • Archived

    Effective: 1 November, 2012 - 31 December, 2019
    Categories: Recordkeeping
    Source: GIPS Handbook, 3rd Edition

    Are recordkeeping requirements different for compliant and non-compliant performance within a compliant presentation?

    No. Firms must capture and maintain all data and information necessary to support both non-compliant and compliant performance presented in compliant presentations. For periods prior to 1 January 2000 (or for periods prior to 1 January 2006 for Real Estate, Private Equity and Wrap Fee/SMA assets), a firm may present non-compliant performance in a compliant presentation, provided the firm has the necessary supporting documentation and discloses the periods of non-compliance.

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