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Update on the Royal Commission
Insight 19 Jul 2018

Have you been wondering what the Royal Commission will make of the numerous witness statements and vast amounts of other information collected from superannuation trustees in recent times You will find out soon enough But first there are some curiosities from the Round Four hearings to consider - ...

Where we are with superannuation retirement income changes
Insight 19 Jul 2018

The Government has slowly been changing the superannuation retirement income system with the aim of increasing the range of retirement products available to Australians A number of changes have already been implemented and more are to come with the proposed Comprehensive Income Products for ...

Australian Financial Complaints Authority: a 'one-stop-shop' for financial dispute resolution
Insight 19 Jul 2018

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority is to replace each of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Credit and Investments Ombudsman in November 2018 ...

What might the PC review into superannuation mean for fund investments?
Insight 22 Jun 2018

The Productivity Commission Draft Report into the Efficiency and Competitiveness of Australias superannuation system weighing in at a substantial 549 pages contains a treasure trove of information on and analysis of a wide range of aspects of the industry ...

The end of the unit trust monopoly - tranche 1 of the revised CCIV bill
Insight 15 Jun 2018

On 13 June 2018 the Federal Government released the first tranche of the revised exposure draft legislation for the new corporate collective investment vehicle one of the two forms of collective investment vehicle which it pledged to develop as part of the 2016-2017 budget We are undertaking a ...

2018-19 Federal Budget - superannuation
Insight 15 May 2018

The 2018-19 Federal Budget has introduced a number of proposed superannuation-related changes with a focus on protecting small balances young members and existing retirees ...

CCIVs: Lost in translation?
Insight 09 Apr 2018

The long-awaited Exposure Draft containing the tax treatment of the proposed new corporate collective investment vehicle CCIV was released for consultation on 20 December 2017 The CCIV is one of two main proposed solutions to the problem that offshore investors are dissuaded from investing in ...

Asia Region Funds Passport Bill introduced
Insight 06 Apr 2018

Nearly nine years after the Johnson Report recommended the establishment of an Asia Region Funds Passport last week the Corporations Amendment Asia Region Funds Passport Bill was introduced into Parliament delivering on Australias commitment as set out in the Asian Region Funds Passports Memorandum ...

Australia - Fund Finance 2018, 2nd Edition
Insight 27 Feb 2018

Fund financing activities in Australia remained strong in 2017 with particular focus on infrastructure private equity funds and private debt funds which have taken advantage of the additional liquidity and funding flexibility in this market Allens Partner Tom Highnam Managing Associate Rita Pang and ...

Report: Our look ahead to the private equity market in Australia
Insight 22 Feb 2018

As new funds enter the local market flexible debt funding structures become more prevalent and sponsors are forced to deploy capital in more innovative ways we expect the Australian PE market to continue to grow Private Equity Horizons 2018 reviews the PE market and looks at the trends and sectors ...