obligations

Policy and Regulation

ASIC strategy: targeted surveillance

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will be taking a targeted surveillance approach to how superannuation funds undertake intra-fund advice, with particular regard to disclosure and transparency. The focus falls under the regulator’s facilitated-compliance approach as My Super kicks in at the beginning of July, according to Gerard Fitzpatrick, senior executive leader for investments […]
Investment Strategy

Giving Medicare the clearing house could be a hospital pass

The Federal Government’s choice of Medicare as its free super clearing house for small businesses has baffled private service providers, who say the hasty decision smacks of a Band-Aid applied hastily to cover election promises . However, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is cautiously optimistic that “SupiCare” (as industry wits have dubbed […]
Investment Strategy

Giving Medicare the clearing house could be a hospital pass

The Federal Government’s choice of Medicare as its free super clearing house for small businesses has baffled private service providers, who say the hasty decision smacks of a Band-Aid applied hastily to cover election promises . However, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) is cautiously optimistic that “SupiCare” (as industry wits have dubbed […]
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