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ASIC targets superannuation trustees on financial advice fees
Insight 24 May 2024

On 9 May 2024, ASIC released its report, REP 781 Review of superannuation trustee practices protecting members from harmful advice charges, outlining findings from its review of progress by superannuation trustees in addressing risks of member harm from poor financial advice and inappropriate advice ...

The Federal Government issues its final response to the Quality of Advice review
Insight 08 Dec 2023

The Federal Government has provided its final response to the Quality of Advice review, as part of its 'Delivering Better Financial Outcomes' package of reforms. ...

Treasury consults on the retirement phase of superannuation
Insight 06 Dec 2023

The government has released a discussion paper which seeks industry and community views on how the superannuation system can best provide the security and income Australians need in retirement. ...

Are data breaches a money laundering and terrorism financing risk?
Insight 15 Nov 2023

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre has published new guidance recommending that reporting entities assess the potential impact of data breaches on the money laundering and terrorism financing risks they face. In this Insight, we explain the new guidance and what it means. ...

ASIC publishes second report with insights from the Reportable Situations Regime
Insight 10 Nov 2023

ASIC has published its second report recording high-level insights and trends observed in breach reports received from AFS and credit licensees between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023 under the Reportable Situations Regime. ...

Breach reporting update: reducing the regulatory burden on licensees
Insight 26 Oct 2023

ASIC has made some helpful amendments (the Instrument ) to AFS and credit licensees’ obligations regarding certain breach reporting under the reportable situations regime (the Regime ). These updat ...

APRA finalises its guidance on investment governance in superannuation (SPG 530)
Insight 16 Aug 2023

After two years of consultation on investment governance practices in superannuation, APRA has recently released the final Prudential Practice Guide (Investment Governance) (SPG 530). ...

Targeting ESG outcomes in investment strategies
Insight 15 Aug 2023

It is now accepted that ESG risks need to be taken into account in the same way as any other investment-related risk for superannuation trustees, fund managers and institutional investors when developing and implementing their investment strategies (and in making individual investment decisions). ...

Part 1 – Detailed Analysis of CPS 230 and comparison with existing standards
Insight 11 Aug 2023

Operational risk has been a headline issue in the superannuation, insurance and banking industries over recent years, so it is no surprise to see APRA sharpening its focus on operational resilience with the release of a new draft prudential standard, CPS 230. In this Insight we provide an overview of CPS 230 and what it will mean for you. ...

Setting a new standard: a guide to APRA's operational risk management reforms
Insight 11 Aug 2023

Given the tight timeframes proposed, APRA regulated entities should begin to review their operational risk management processes and arrangements against draft CPS 230 – see our practical implementation guide here. ...

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