The Trustee’s Role is to Administer a Fund

The Court of Appeal has emphatically confirmed that “the function of the trustees is to manage and administer the scheme; not to design it” in a recent judgement handed down in the UK.

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Financial product design & intervention powers – updated draft legislation released

Written by Philip Hopley The federal government has just released for public consultation a second exposure draft of the legislation that will introduce financial product design and distribution obligations into the Corporations Act and give ASIC new enforcement powers, which … Continue reading

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New legislation encourages employers to address historic SG shortfalls

Legal Briefings – By Sarah Yu and Amber Kennedy The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services has announced a proposed 12 month Superannuation Guarantee (SG) amnesty to incentivise employers to voluntarily address past SG non-compliance Employers should be proactive in disclosing … Continue reading

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Welcome to the HSF Regulatory, Governance, Remediation and Culture Portal

Our Regulatory, Governance, Remediation and Culture team (RGRC) will bring you thoughtful insights, RGRC updates and industry highlights.  We would love for you to interact with us, so feel free to leave a comment, or reach out to us directly. We … Continue reading

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