Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation
ISA appreciates the opportunity to provide comment on the Treasury's exposure draft legislation and associated draft explanatory material released by the Minister of Financial Services regarding Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation.Read More
On face value the high level objectives of the bill seem quite reasonable, but regrettably this reform package requires significant amend...
Housing Affordability and Related Superannuation Measures
The proposed First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSS) announced in the 2017 federal budget will put retirement savings at risk and possibly drive up housing demand.Read More
Industry Super Australia, in its submission to Treasury's Draft Legislation on Housing Affordability and Related Superannuation Measures, has argued that, in guaranteeing returns through the use of the shortfall interest charge, the FH...
Future of Financial Advice - Post Implementation Review
ISA and AIST appreciate the opportunity to provide comment to Treasury’s Consultation Paper, as part of the Post Implementation Review on the regulatory impact of Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms. The Consultation Paper states that the aim of the review is “to help the delivery of efficient regulatory outcomes and prevent unnecessary red-tape”.Read More
Warning Signs:Tightening the Belt on Sharp Corporate Practices
ISA's submission to the consultation paper jointly prepared by Treasury and the Department of Employment - 'Reforms to address corporate misuse of the Fair Entitlement Guarantee scheme'.Read More
Improving dispute resolution in the finance system
AIST and ISA joint submission to comment on the consultation paper ‘Improving dispute resolution in the financial system’ released 17 May 2017 and related proposed statutory changes incorporated in the:Read More
1. Treasury Laws Amendment (External Dispute Resolution) Bill 2017 and accompanying explanatory memorandum; and the
2. Treasury Laws Amendment (External Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2017