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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. ...

AFCA: The first six months - and the year ahead
Insight 17 Apr 2019

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority AFCA the new one-stop-shop for resolving financial complaints has had a very busy first six months of operation ...

ASIC consultation on fees and costs disclosure reform following expert review
Insight 18 Mar 2019

Its been a long five years or so of amendments to and consultation on the fees and costs disclosure regime for superannuation and managed investments products And industry might be forgiven for feeling a sense of dj vu with the release earlier this year of ASICs consultation paper on the regime ...

Superannuation - 'not a product to be sold'?
Insight 18 Mar 2019

In his typically blunt way Commissioner Hayne declared Superannuation is not a product to be sold As Mr Hodge QC was fond of saying I would like to tease that out a little ...

Protecting Your Superannuation Package - what you need to do, and when
Insight 07 Mar 2019

Recently passed legislation part of a package of reforms designed to protect Australians superannuation savings from undue erosion by fees and insurance premiums introduces a series of important changes that will create challenging implementation timeframes for funds and administrators ...

Expanded ban on employer incentives for super - amendment passed in the Senate
Insight 15 Feb 2019

The Senate has passed amendments that will greatly expand the scope of the prohibition on trustees and their associates providing incentives to employers in section 68A of the Superannuation Industry Act 1993 ...

Round 5: Superannuation
Issues 11 Feb 2019

Perhaps the biggest issue dealt with in the superannuation hearings is how various forms of conflicts create perverse incentives for trustees to not comply with their duties. ...

The future age of AI
Insight 01 Feb 2019

We will be able to cease speculation on what is in or not in the Final Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission on Monday evening or after whatever time it takes to read and digest ...

Productivity Commission's report on superannuation - an odd mix of recommendations
Insight 01 Feb 2019

The Productivity Commission's report on superannuation has provided an odd mix of reccomendations ranging from uncontroversial to outright bizarre, Senior Regulatory Counsel Michael Mathieson writes. ...

Changes to the FSC Life Insurance Code of Practice
Insight 20 Dec 2018

Proposed changes to the FSC Life Insurance Code designed to improve standards in product design sales underwriting customer service complaints and claim handling are afoot and the deadline for comments is fast approaching ...