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About Fairview Performance Services

A thoughtful appraoch to the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)

Annual GIPS® Notification Renewal Due June 30, 2021

Annual GIPS Notification Renewal Due June 30, 2021 Firms and asset owners claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are required to notify CFA Institute of their claim of compliance annually by June 30. The required information is minimal, including: Primary and secondary contact details. Firm or asset [...]

2021-06-02T09:48:20-05:00 June 2nd, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

SEC Exam Observations: ESG Investing Risks

SEC Exam Observations: ESG Investing Risks WHAT HAPPENED? Recently, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a Risk Alert outlining specific compliance concerns associated with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. With these investment products increasing in popularity across capital markets, the SEC is expanding efforts to provide advisers [...]

2021-04-20T16:03:14-05:00 April 13th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, News|

10 Takeaways From CFA Institute’s Guidance on Benchmarks for Firms

10 Takeaways From CFA Institute’s Guidance on Benchmarks for Firms The 2020 Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) require firms to choose an appropriate total return benchmark, when available, for every composite and pooled fund. This information must be presented in the firm’s GIPS Reports. Benchmarks are used as a reference [...]

2021-04-09T08:17:01-05:00 April 8th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

UPDATE: The SEC’s Marketing Rule is Officially Published – What Now?

UPDATE: The SEC’s Marketing Rule is Officially Published – What Now? WHAT HAPPENED? On Friday, March 5, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s highly anticipated Marketing Rule was published in the Federal Register, setting in motion a series of regulatory requirements for investment advisers. The move to officially [...]

2021-03-09T15:31:47-05:00 March 9th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, News|

GIPS® Standards Case Study: One Asset Owner’s Efforts to Attain Compliance

GIPS® Standards Case Study: One Asset Owner’s Efforts to Attain Compliance Asset owners are a growing faction of entities seeking to attain compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). As compliance with the standards becomes more essential in building business partnerships and preparing for the future of capital markets, more [...]

2021-03-02T11:18:38-05:00 February 26th, 2021|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

The SEC’s New Marketing Rule: Here’s What You Should Know Now

The SEC’s New Marketing Rule: Here’s What You Should Know Now WHAT HAPPENED? On Dec. 22, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously voted to pass proposed amendments to the advertising and cash solicitation rules, along with updates to other requirements for registered investment advisers. The formerly separate rules are [...]

2020-12-23T12:37:04-05:00 December 23rd, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|

OCIE Risk Alert: common compliance program issues

OCIE Risk Alert: common compliance program issues WHAT HAPPENED? On Nov. 19, 2020, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (OCIE) released a Risk Alert outlining common compliance concerns among registered investment advisers. The list was compiled based on recent compliance examinations [...]

2020-12-01T09:56:09-05:00 December 1st, 2020|Articles, Flash Reports, News|

Performance Practice Leader of Fairview Appointed to CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee

Performance Practice Leader of Fairview Appointed to CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee We are pleased to announce that, this month, Fairview Performance Service’s Vice President and Performance Practice Leader, Greta Nathan, begins her term on CFA Institute’s ESG Verification Subcommittee. CFA Institute issued a Consultation Paper on the Development of [...]

2020-11-16T14:04:56-05:00 November 16th, 2020|Flash Reports, GIPS®, News|