Speeches on superannuation

Challenge and change – an update for the accounting profession

A speech by John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission delivered at the IPA Public Practice Symposium (Sydney, Australia) 17 March 2016

ASIC’s focus in the financial advice sector

A speech by Greg Tanzer, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, 23 April 2015.

Regulator's perspective on regulation of SMSFs - speech by Greg Tanzer

A speech by Greg Tanzer, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission to the CPA Australia SMSF Conference 2014, on 16 July 2014.

Self-managed superannuation funds and complex products: ASIC update

A speech by Greg Tanzer, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission at the SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA) Conference, 21 February 2014.

Regulator's perspective on regulation of SMSFs: November 2013

A speech by John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission to the The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) National Congress 2013, 8 November 2013.

Self-managed superannuation funds regulatory update: August 2013

A speech by ASIC Commissioner, Greg Tanzer, delivered at the The Tax Institute National Superannuation Conference 2013, 30 August 2013.

Self-managed superannuation funds regulatory update: April 2013

A speech by Peter Kell, Commissioner, ASIC at the CPA Australia SMSF Conference and Expo 2013, 10 April 2013.

Trustee obligations: How to tell the new story to members

A speech by ASIC Commissioner, Greg Tanzer delivered at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Annual Conference 2012, 28 November 2012.

What's new

Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice

4 October 2019

ASIC has issued a letter to superannuation industry associations, outlining our observations and concerns about the implementation of the Insurance in Super Voluntary Code of Practice.

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ASIC remakes instrument about departed former temporary residents’ unclaimed superannuation disclosure

ASIC has remade Class Order [CO 09/437] Departed former temporary residents superannuation – Disclosure relief, which was due to expire on 1 October 2019.

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Trustees warned about influencing employers through improper inducements

ASIC has issued guidance to superannuation trustees, reminding them that using improper inducements to influence employers in their choice of default fund is illegal.

Read the media release Read INFO 241

Lifting the Bar, Superfunds June 2019

ASIC is urging superannuation trustees to prioritise member interests when handling insurance claims and complaints.

In this month’s Superfunds magazine, Senior Executive Leader for Superannuation, Jane Eccleston explains why change is necessary and how small improvements can make a big difference for super fund members.

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Member communications associated with the Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018

11 April 2019

ASIC has issued a letter to superannuation industry associations to highlight expectations relating to member communications associated with the Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018, particularly in relation to initial insurance cancellation notices to be issued by 1 May 2019.

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ASIC and APRA publish joint letter on superannuation fees

10 April 2019

ASIC and APRA have published a joint letter to all registrable superannuation entity licensees to reinforce the importance of ensuring fees charged to members are in line with the members’ best interests.

Read the release and joint letter

Roundtable meetings on fees and cost disclosure

5 March 2019

ASIC held roundtable meetings on the RG 97 fees and costs disclosure regime:

- in Sydney on Monday 4 March 2019 at ASIC’s office at 100 Market Street, and

- in Melbourne on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at ASIC’s office at 120 Collins Street.

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Last updated: 12/04/2018 03:31