Superannuation transfers

ASIC issues regulatory materials including regulatory guides, information sheets, letters to trustees, consultation papers and FAQs, and may grant individual and legislative instrument (formerly class order) relief to guide and assist the industry to meet the regulatory requirements relevant to the superannuation industry.

ASIC Class Order [CO 04/1574] Application form and cooling-off relief for certain transfers of members between financial products and interests within a superannuation fund  was replaced by instrument 2016/64 – March 2016.

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Compliance time period extended for ASIC Class Order [CO 14/1252]

Due to the expert review of RG 97 that is currently underway, ASIC has decided to preserve the status quo at law by extending the time periods for compliance with certain aspects of ASIC Class Order [CO 14/1252] in relation to periodic statements and superannuation PDSs by one year. Accordingly ASIC has modified [CO 14/1252]. 

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ASIC appoints expert to review fees and costs disclosure settings

ASIC has appointed Darren McShane, who has extensive experience in the superannuation and managed investments industry, to conduct a review of the fees and costs disclosure requirements under RG 97.  The review is expected to be completed in the first half of 2018.

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Releases

Superannuation member experience report

ASIC has released a report about our review of key aspects of consumer engagement with their super funds, focusing on the experience of less-engaged superannuation fund members. 17-217MR. 30 June

Shorter PDS relief extended

ASIC has extended to 30 June 2018 relief excluding multifunds, superannuation platforms and hedge funds from the shorter PDS regime. 17-216MR, 29 June

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