GIPS® Standards for Verifiers

Verification is intended to provide additional confidence in an organization’s claim of compliance with the GIPS® standards. Verification is a process by which an independent verification firm (verifier) conducts testing of a firm on a firm-wide basis, or an asset owner on an asset owner-wide basis, in accordance with the required verification procedures of the GIPS standards. The GIPS standards recommend that firms and asset owners be verified.

2020 GIPS Standards for Verifiers (PDF)

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Guidance Statements

Guidance Statements include authoritative guidance on a particular topic and may contain additional topic-specific requirements and recommendations. Verifiers must comply with the Guidance Statement on Verifier Independence.

Guidance Statement on Verifier Independence

Exposure Draft / Comment Letters / Adopting Release

Tools

You can find documents that were created to assist verifiers who conduct verifications and performance examinations on the Tools webpage.