Highlights from the 2020 edition of the GIPS Standards
In association with CAIA and CFA Institute
The 2020 edition of the GIPS Standards are expected to be issued on 30 June 2019, with an effective date of 1 January 2020. CFA Institute staff will discuss key concepts in the 2020 GIPS standards and address topics that impact managers of hedge funds and other alternative investments.
Please join Karyn D. Vincent, CFA, CIPM, Head of Global Industry Standards at the CFA Institute and Keith Black Ph.D., CAIA, CFA, Managing Director of Curriculum and Exams at the CAIA Association as they review the updated standards and answer audience questions.
Karyn D. Vincent, CFA, CIPM, Head, Global Industry Standards at CFA Institute and the GIPS® Executive Director. Previously, she was managing partner for client services at ACA Performance Services. Ms. Vincent founded Vincent Performance Services LLC, which subsequently merged with ACA. She also served as the global practice leader for investment performance services at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Vincent served on the GIPS Executive Committee, chaired the GIPS Technical Committee, GIPS Interpretations Subcommittee and the Verification/Practitioner Subcommittee, served on the CIPM® Advisory Council, and chaired the AIMR-PPS® Implementation Committee. She co‐authored with Bruce J. Feibel Complying with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). Ms. Vincent holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Keith Black, Ph.D., CAIA, CFA, Managing Director, Curriculum and Exams @CAIA Keith Black has over twenty-five years of financial market experience, serving approximately half of that time as an academic and half as a trader and consultant to institutional investors. He currently serves as Managing Director of Curriculum and Exams for the CAIA Association. During his most recent role at Ennis Knupp + Associates, Keith advised foundations, endowments and pension funds on their asset allocation and manager selection strategies in hedge funds, commodities, and managed futures. Prior experience includes commodities derivatives trading, stock options research and CBOE floor trading, and building quantitative stock selection models for mutual funds and hedge funds. Dr. Black previously served as an assistant professor and senior lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He contributes regularly to The CFA Digest, and has published in The Journal of Wealth Management, The Journal of Trading, The Journal of Investing, and The Journal of Alternatives Investments.