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ASIC ramps up greenwashing-related regulatory interventions, targeting managed funds and ASX listed entities
Insight 16 May 2023

ASIC's latest report, ASIC's recent greenwashing interventions (the Report), outlines its recent surveillance activities and regulatory interventions to tackle misleading marketing and greenwashing. ...

ASIC report on life insurance in superannuation
Insight 05 Apr 2023

ASIC report on life insurance in superannuation and actions for superannuation trustees. In this Insight, we highlight further action superannuation trustees should be taking as identified in the Report against the backdrop of their regulatory obligations. ...

Recovery and exit planning – new requirements for APRA-regulated entities
Insight 14 Mar 2023

APRA has released Prudential Standard CPS 190: Recovery and exit planning (CPS 190), which aims to ensure that all APRA-regulated entities are prepared for scenarios that may impact the financial viability of their business. In this Insight, we provide an overview of the new requirements in CPS 190. ...

Quality of Advice Review final report - a snapshot
Insight 09 Feb 2023

We provide an overview of the recommendations and implications for industry. If fully implemented, the changes would be the most radical overhaul of the financial advice laws since FoFA. ...

APRA releases Prudential Practice Guide SPG 530 (Investment Governance) for consultation
Insight 07 Dec 2022

APRA has released for consultation its draft Prudential Practice Guide (Investment Governance) (SPG 530), which updates its existing guidance (now nearly a decade old) on how RSE licensees should practically implement updated Prudential Standard SPS 530 (SPS 530). ...

APRA discussion papers: financial resources for risk events and superannuation transfer planning
Insight 18 Nov 2022

We provide an overview of the proposals and key implications for RSE licensees relating to APRA's discussion papers on financial resources for risk events and superannuation transfer planning ...

A success for successor fund transfers – court finds that secret commission offence provisions do not apply
Insight 20 Oct 2022

A recent decision in the Queensland Supreme Court should provide confidence to superannuation funds seeking to engage in successor fund transfers (SFTs) that they will not need to obtain the prior assent of the court or members before proceeding with the transaction, at least where Queensland and Victorian laws apply. ...

Financial services regulatory update

Webinar: Financial services regulatory update: Advice Review and Superannuation Regulatory Reform ...

Major changes proposed to financial advice regime
Insight 30 Aug 2022

Treasury has released a further consultation paper as part of the Quality of Advice Review, seeking feedback on interim proposals for changes to the regulatory regime governing financial advice. ...

ASIC's Corporate Plan shaped by emerging environmental, economic and technology trends
Insight 29 Aug 2022

ASIC has released its four-year plan, which outlines its key areas of focus. Of these four priorities, three are new: Design and distribution obligations; Retirement decision making; Sustainable finance; and Technology risks. ...