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ArchivedEffective: 1 November, 2012 - 31 December, 2019Categories: Wrap Fee PortfoliosSource: GIPS Handbook, 3rd Edition
Are we required to control how a wrap fee/SMA sponsor uses our firm’s presentations? What if the sponsor delivers our sponsor-specific wrap fee/SMA gross-of-fees composite performance to a wrap fee/SMA prospective client?
The GIPS standards do not impose any specific, additional requirements for a firm to monitor the use of its performance information once it has been provided to the wrap fee/SMA sponsor; however, as in all situations where the performance information of the firm is distributed by a third party, the firm should take appropriate measures to ensure that its performance is not misrepresented or used in a misleading fashion.
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