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ArchivedEffective: 1 November, 2012 - 31 December, 2019Categories: Model ResultsSource: GIPS Handbook, 3rd Edition
Will a model portfolio, developed by an adviser who does not have discretion to invest assets in accordance with the model, qualify for a composite?
No. A model portfolio must not be included in total firm assets or composite assets. Model or advisory-only portfolios are not actual, fee-paying, discretionary portfolios and must not be included in composites.
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