Superannuation guidance, relief and legislative instruments

ASIC issues guidance, regulatory relief, legislative instruments, information sheets and other documentation to guide and assist the superannuation industry.

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ASIC releases guidance for superannuation calculators and retirement estimates

5 July 2022

ASIC has released Regulatory Guide 276 Superannuation forecasts: Calculators and retirement estimates (RG 276) and a new legislative instrument updating the relief which facilitates the provision of superannuation calculators and retirement estimates.

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ASIC warns super trustees to be transparent in their underperformance communications to members

24 June 2022

ASIC has released the findings from its review of superannuation trustees’ communications with their members following the first annual performance test for MySuper products.

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Avanteos Investments penalised $1.7 million for defective disclosure statements

15 June 2022

Avanteos Investments Limited, a former subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank, has been convicted and penalised $1,710,000 by the County Court of Victoria for failing to update defective disclosure statements to superannuation members.

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ASIC remakes relief on PDSs, superannuation dashboards and FSGs

14 June 2022

ASIC has remade and combined seven legislative instruments relating to specific financial services disclosure requirements.

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How to avoid ‘greenwashing’ for superannuation and managed funds

14 June 2022

ASIC has released information sheet to help trustees avoid ‘greenwashing’ when offering or promoting sustainability-related products. The publication will also assist trustees to provide investors with the information they should have to make informed decisions.

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Infringement notices issued to Maritime Super for member fee statements

27 April 2022

Maritime Super Pty Ltd has paid $26,640 to comply with two infringement notices issued by ASIC. The notices concerned alleged misleading statements made to members about Maritime’s investment partnership with Host-Plus Pty Ltd.

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Last updated: 04/07/2022 10:29