Q & A Database

The GIPS Standards Q&A database contains questions and answers (Q&As) on various searchable topics that provide additional interpretation on an issue. Q&As are considered to be authoritative guidance and must be followed in order to claim compliance with the GIPS standards.

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  • Archived

    Effective: 1 March, 2006 - 31 October, 2012
    Categories: Disclosures
    Source: GIPS Handbook, 2nd Edition

    Our composite presentation includes disclosure of both total firm assets and the percentage of the total firm assets represented by the composite. May we include both disclosures in the presentation?

    Yes, firms may show both disclosures in their presentations. Because only one of these disclosures is required, the firm may choose in the future to discontinue showing one of the disclosures.

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