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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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December

Updated FAQ About the SEC Marketing Rule Performance Requirements

The SEC released an updated FAQ on January 11, 2023 clarifying requirements around gross and net performance obligations for one investment or a group of investments (i.e., extracted performance).

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  • Performance
  • SEC Marketing Rule
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ACA's Top White Papers of 2022

We wanted to take a moment to look back at our most popular white papers of 2022 and the advice they provide for financial firms.

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  • Compliance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managed Services
  • ESG
  • RegTech
  • ComplianceAlpha
  • Performance
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ACA's Top Webcasts of 2022

Our most popular webcasts of 2022 discuss the regulatory change that occurred throughout the year and how firms can adjust to new requirements.

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  • Compliance
  • ComplianceAlpha
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG
  • Performance
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FAQs: Top Questions Answered About the SEC's Marketing Rule

As the compliance date of November 4th nears, confusion about the SEC's new Marketing Rule continues. We answer the most commonly asked questions about the requirements of the rule.

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  • SEC
  • SEC Marketing Rule
  • Compliance
  • Performance
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New SEC Marketing Rule Master Class Podcast Released

We are pleased to announce the release of our new master class series on the SEC’s Marketing Rule! Sponsored by the NSCP and ACA Group and developed by Patrick Hayes, host of the Compliance In Context Podcast, and Carlo di Florio, ACA Group’s Global Advisory Leader.

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  • Compliance
  • Performance
  • SEC Marketing Rule
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Operational Challenges with Performance Calculation and Reporting

Strengthen performance calculation and reporting processes to combat the opportunity for error caused by heightened investor scrutiny and new regulatory requirements.

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  • Compliance
  • Performance

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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