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ArchivedEffective: 1 January, 2004 - 31 December, 2013Categories: Supplemental/Additional InformationSource: Guidance Statement on the Use of Supplemental Information
Firm A has a marketing brochure that describes the firm, staff, and investment process. One of the pages contains the compliant presentation for a specific composite. Do all the other pages of the brochure need to be labeled as supplemental information?
No. Supplemental Information is defined as any performance-related information included as part of a compliant performance presentation that supplements or enhances the required and/or recommended disclosure and presentation provisions of the GIPS standards. Supplemental information does not include general information regarding the firm or the investment strategy or process.
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