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Changes to Regulatory Guide 256
Insight 07 Dec 2020

ASIC has released a first-round consultation paper on proposed changes to Regulatory Guide 256: Client Review and Remediation Conducted by Advice Licensees. The proposed changes are substantial, and will apply to new entities including super fund trustees. ...

From MySuper to YourSuper
Insight 07 Oct 2020

The Government released a paper entitled 'Your Future, Your Super' setting out 'reforms to make your super work harder for you' in the 2020-21 budget.  This article summarises the measures and gives our take on them.  ...

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. ...

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

ASIC and APRA have written to all RSE licensees, reminding trustees of their continuing obligations, in light of COVID-19. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on superannuation
Insight 25 Mar 2020

Like all industries, the superannuation industry is facing some immense challenges in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. This Insight considers some of the more topical issues the industry is facing ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 investment holdings by late March 2020 ...

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

Lawyers working in the field of financial regulation have become inured to said regulation producing weird, unintended outcomes. Even so, there are two outcomes produced by recently enacted laws that are unequivocally crazy. ...

Compensating superannuation members for 'fees for no advice'
Insight 16 May 2019

APRA and ASIC issued a joint letter to all RSE licensees entitled 'Oversight of fees charged to members' superannuation accounts' in early April, in response to the 'fee for no advice' issue that attracted so much attention in the Royal Commission ...

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