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FINRA Leverages the GIPS Standards for Standardizing Private Placement Performance Marketing

FINRA's release of Regulatory Notice 20-21 allows the use of IRR for investments or funds that have been fully realized but further requires utilizing the calculation methodologies of the GIPS standards.

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GIPS compliance versus non-compliance

Regulatory Changes Force Private Fund Managers to Re-Focus on IRRs or Face Fundraising Hurdles

September 24, 2021

In this blog we will try to address how fund managers can overcome this fundraising hurdle, and some key misconceptions.

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Challenges and Solutions for Hedge Fund Managers Considering the GIPS Standards

September 13, 2021

As more assets have been allocated to alternative investments, and as regulatory scrutiny has dramatically increased, hedge fund managers are increasingly embracing the GIPS standards.

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The Credit Manager’s Path to Compliance with the 2020 GIPS Standards

September 13, 2021

New York State Insurance Fund released an RFP last week seeking managers for up to $1 billion to be distributed across high yield corporate bonds, bank loans, CLOs, or some combination of all three asset classes.

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The Real Estate Manager's Path to Compliance with the GIPS Standards

September 13, 2021

In the current real estate investment environment, many firms want to understand the core components of the GIPS standards before committing the resources needed to attain compliance. Firms that already claim compliance seek to mitigate the risk of becoming noncompliant. This paper provides useful information for both objectives.

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Recent Institutional RFP Mandates Requiring GIPS Compliance of Alternative Investment Managers and OCIOs

September 01, 2021

Each quarter, we provide our feedback on recent institutional mandates related to compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®); how those mandates ask about the calculation and presentation of performance; and insight into the demand for compliance with the GIPS standards and how that demand is evolving over time.

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2021 Spring Virtual Conference

ACA’s Spring 2021 Virtual Conference: Key Takeaways and Trends

August 31, 2021

ACA’s Spring 2021 Virtual Conference was an opportunity for the regulatory compliance, performance, and cybersecurity community to come together and discuss the many changes of the past year and what the future of GRC looks like moving forward.

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Performance webcasts

The New Marketing Rule: A Focus on Performance

Join ACA and K&L Gates for a detailed explanation of the specific performance requirements, how they differ from prior no-action letters, and what steps a firm should take now in order to be ready by the deadline.

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FAQs: Amendments to the Marketing & Advertising Rule

Join ACA for a complimentary webcast in which we'll provide answers to the most frequently asked questions we've received in response to the new marketing rule and its implications.

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