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Super Alert – 22 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week, APRA issued its finalised remuneration guidance (CPG 511) and APRA’s Executive Board Member, Margaret Cole, delivered a speech on super’s sustainability. We also summarise a recent decision of the District Court of South Australia, which highlights the tension between the requirements for trustees … Read more

Super Alert – 15 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week, ASIC extended the temporary COVID-19 advice relief for financial advisers and requested relevant entities review their whistleblower policies. APRA released the results of its pilot risk culture survey and indicated that a more comprehensive survey will be rolled out in 2022. APRA – … Read more

Super Alert – 8 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. ASIC registered a number of instruments in relation to the new design and distribution obligations and director identification number regimes. APRA has also updated its list of frequently asked questions regarding the 2021 MySuper Product Heatmap.  APRA – MySuper Product Heatmap FAQs updated On 6 … Read more

Super Alert – 1 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which follows a particularly busy week of news. Treasury has released consultations in relation to the new retirement income covenant and the regulations to support the ‘Better Advice’ Bill. APRA provided an update regarding its key priorities for the remainder of 2021 and also released … Read more

Super Alert – 23 September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert, issued on Thursday this week because of Victoria’s public holiday tomorrow. APRA released a number of new data reporting standards and announced that the finalised standard and guidance in relation to insurance in superannuation is likely to be released in the coming months. Meanwhile, ASIC … Read more

Safety Update

We find ourselves in the yoyo of “snap” and extended lockdowns across the county, and managing the risks to worker mental health in both an employment and OHS laws context is real and prevalent for businesses during this pandemic. Recent announcements from safety regulators make it clear that we can expect to see focused inquiry … Read more

Super Alert – 17 September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which follows another busy week of news. The ATO was especially busy, providing updated guidance in relation to the tax consequences of trustees receiving compensation and the reporting of successor fund transfers. The Government announced that it is consulting with businesses and individuals in relation … Read more