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The road ahead – secondaries markets in 2H 2020 and considerations for superannuation and institutional LPs
Insight 21 Jul 2020

We look ahead to the green shoots in the secondaries market with expectations of increased deal activity in the second half of 2020 and discuss the thematics for superannuation and institutional LP participants over this period. ...

Allens advises on Australia's largest super fund merger
News 08 Jul 2020

Following the merger on 30 June 2020, FSS Trustee Corporation now manages over $125 billion on behalf of more than 1.1 million members from similar industries, such as education, healthcare and the ...

Impacts of COVID-19 on super, funds and banking
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Joint ASIC and APRA letter to superannuation trustees, on the impact of COVID-19
Insight 02 Apr 2020

ASIC and APRA have written a joint letter to all RSE licensees reminding trustees of their obligations. Not unexpectedly, emphasis is given to the importance of reviewing and maintaining fund liquidity during this difficult period. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on superannuation
Insight 25 Mar 2020

The superannuation industry is facing some immense challenges in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. Early release of superannuation savings for members outlined in the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 is just one aspect to consider. ...

Disclosure of fees and costs and new RG 97
Insight 13 Dec 2019

Anyone with even a passing professional interest in superannuation and funds will be familiar with 'RG 97' . This Insight examines the key changes made to regime after the ASIC review. ...

ASIC Report 639: Why not…review and remediate?
Insight 13 Dec 2019

ASIC Report 639 Financial advice by superannuation funds was published on 3 December. It examines the ways in which superannuation funds provide financial advice to members and the overall quality of personal financial advice obtained through funds. ...

Superannuation trustees get prepared, as first reporting date to disclose portfolio holdings approaches
Insight 08 Aug 2019

After many years of deferrals, the first reporting date for superannuation funds to disclose their portfolio holdings is fast approaching, with trustees being required to disclose item-by-item ...

DDO and PYS - two cases of madness
Insight 21 Jun 2019

As a lawyer working in the field of financial regulation, I have become pretty inured to said regulation producing weird, unintended outcomes. Even so, there are two outcomes produced by recently ...

Trustees, start your reviewing! Super funds and the 'Member Outcomes Act': what needs doing, and when
Insight 17 Apr 2019

This Insight considers the new obligations imposed on super funds in light of the The Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2019. ...

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