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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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ArchivedEffective: 1 January, 2006 - 31 December, 2019Categories: Private EquitySource: Interpretive Guidance for Private Equity
Do the GIPS private equity provisions override accounting requirements and standards?
The GIPS private equity provisions are a minimum level of reporting to investors. They do not override any statutory obligation or accounting standard that may arise in any particular jurisdiction.