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Australia pushes for stronger super regime

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Australia’s market regulator, the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) provided new update on aspects of the Stronger Super regime aimed at providing the superannuation industry with certainty around the start dates for key superannuation reforms.

The start date for portfolio holdings disclosure reporting and choice product dashboard requirements will be deferred until 30 June 2017 to allow time for the Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 to pass and to give the federal government further time to consult on the detail of the requirements. These requirements were due to start on 1 July 2016.

Additionally, ASIC has extended previous relief that allows registrable superannuation entities (RSE) licensees to provide a product dashboard with a periodic statement through a website link, rather than requiring a hard copy of the dashboard to be included with the periodic statement.

The start date for certain disclosures required under section 29QB of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act) for standard employer-sponsored sub-plans has also been further deferred until 1 July 2017. This deferral is to give RSE licensees enough time to transition to compliance with the full requirements of section 29QB of the SIS Act. From 1 July 2017, RSE licensees must comply in full with the s29QB requirements, including for relevant sub-plans.

The deferrals will provide industry with certainty abo......................

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