Why GIPS® Standards Are Now More Important To Wealth Advisors


Why GIPS® Standards Are Now More Important To Wealth Advisors
Why GIPS® Standards Are Now More Important To Wealth Advisors
Wed, 14. November 2018, 04:00 PM EST - 05:00 PM EST
Created by:
Ben Resnik


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Transparency is a regulatory burden imposed on RIAs by the government and modern marketing.

CFA Institute's Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are designed to increase transparency and comparability.
This webinar connects the dots between transparency and success for private wealth advisors.
Presentation of an investment firm's past performance can be a powerful tool for attracting new clients, and regulatory and technology trends are pointing the puck in this direction.
An Exposure Draft of the 2020 GIPS standards is out for public comment, and the proposed changes will be reviewed, with emphasis on the potential impact on private wealth managers.

Advisors who attend this session will learn about:

proposed structural changes to the GIPS standards and their expanded scope.
new treatment proposed for pooled investments.
how and why the GIPS standards apply to more wealth management firms.
why the GIPS standards is are likely to grow more important to private wealth advisors and investors.
requirement distribution changes related to GIPS-compliant reporting.
common myths associated with GIPS compliance.

Amy Jones, CIPM is the Founder and Principal at Guardian Performance Solutions, LLC, a specialty compliance consulting firm dedicated to assisting investment advisory firms to implement, maintain and manage compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) as well as reviewing performance advertising materials for adherence with SEC requirements. Mrs. Jones is a recipient of the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM), a credential awarded by CFA Institute that focuses on performance evaluation and the GIPS standards. Mrs. Jones is currently a member of the United States Investment Performance Committee (USIPC), the official local sponsoring organization for the GIPS standards in the United States. The purpose of the USIPC is to promote the adoption and implementation of the GIPS standards throughout the United States as the common method for calculating and presenting investment performance.

Arin Stancil, CFA, CIPM is a Managing Director and Principal at Guardian Performance Solutions LLC. Arin has been working with the GIPS standards for over seventeen years and has extensive experience interpreting and applying them to almost any situation. Prior to joining GPS, Arin served as a Vice President and GIPS Compliance Manager for a global investment adviser with nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, where he was responsible for maintaining the firm's ongoing compliance with the GIPS standards. Arin is currently a member of the GIPS Executive Committee (EC), the body responsible for the strategic development, promotion, and implementation of the GIPS standards.

This webinar is eligible for one hour of CE credit towards the CIMA® and CPWA® certifications, CFP® CE, PACE credit toward the CLU® and ChFC® designations and live CPA CPE credit.

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