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19 May 2020 - Knowledge
APRA has published its first round of fund-level data on the superannuation early release measure, reporting two weeks into the scheme, the 10 funds with the highest number of applicants had paid out a total of $4.2 billion.
06 May 2020 - Knowledge
ASIC has permanently banned an ACT financial adviser over dodgy SMSF advice, and banned another from NSW for three years for failing to consider clients' best interests.
04 May 2020 - Knowledge
In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation, cases and other developments in superannuation in April.
20 April 2020 - Knowledge
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published two new frequently asked questions (FAQs) setting out its expectations for superannuation trustees on the release of benefits under the COVID-19 temporary early access to superannuation provision.
06 April 2020 - Knowledge
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has approached the Commonwealth and State Government seeking its case forward for recognition of superannuation funds as an essential service.
01 April 2020 - Knowledge
In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation, cases and other developments in superannuation in March.
27 March 2020 - Knowledge
Construction funding has become more restricted over the last few years, leading property developers to seek out alternative means to get projects off the ground.
23 March 2020 - Knowledge
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has received enquiries relating to operation of CPD requirements resulting from current COVID-19 business disruption.
23 March 2020 - Knowledge
We provide a high level overview as to what superannuation payments or claims could conceivably arise under COVID-19, or how certain payments may change.
09 March 2020 - Knowledge
In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation, cases and other developments in superannuation in February.
24 February 2020 - Knowledge
The ASFA Retirement Standard December quarter 2019 figures indicate that couples aged around 65 need to spend $62,269 per year and singles $44,146, up 0.8 per cent for each on the previous quarter.