ASIC, Treasury, FOS & Other Submissions

Other Regulatory & Policy Change

The AFA is often called upon by a range of stakeholders, including Treasury, ASIC, FOS, the Productivity Commission, ACCC, Austrac, Parliamentary Inquiries and other bodies to make submissions on proposed changes to legislation, regulations or regulatory guidance that impact the provision of financial advice.  Recent relevant submissions are included below:

15 December 2016 - AFA Submission - Treasury's proposals for an ASIC Industry Funding Model

2 November 2016 - AFA Submission - Productivity Commission Study on Alternative Default Super Funds Allocation Models

17 October 2016 - AFA Submission - Independent Review of the Financial System's External Dispute Resolution Framework

23 September 2016 - AFA Submission - Remuneration in Retail Banking

9 September 2016 - AFA Submission - Risk Management Systems of Responsible Entities - CP263

9 September 2016 - AFA Submission - Productivity Commission Study into the Efficiency and Competitiveness of the Superannuation System

9 September 2016 - AFA Submission - AUSTRAC's Risk Assessment of Financial Advisers Report 

7 September 2016 - Member Input - Tranche 1 of the 2016-17 Super Reform Package

2 September 2016 - AFA Submission on the Elder Abuse Inquiry

12 August 2016 - AFA Submission - Facilitating Further Innovation in  Financial Services - CP260

16 May 2016 - AFA Submission - Regulating Digital Product Advice - CP254

15 April 2016 - AFA Submission - Extended Terms of Reference for the Scrutiny of Financial Advice Inquiry

11 April 2016 - AFA Submission - Objective of Superannuation

23 March 2016 - AFA Submission to Treasury - Client Money Reforms

4 March 2016 - AFA Submission to ASIC - Review and Remediation Programs - CP247

23 November 2015 - Senate Economics Committee - The Economic Security of Women in Retirement 

19 Dec 2014 - AFA Submission to Treasury - Enhanced Register of Financial Advisers

5 December 2014 - AFA submission to the Inquiry on Scrutiny of Financial Advice

19 November 2013 - AFA Submission - Advice on SMSFs - CP216

25 October 2013 - AFA Submission - Record Keeping

21 October 2013 - AFA Submission on the performance of ASIC

11 October 2013 - AFA Independent Review of FOS

12 July 2013 - AFA Treasury Response - Self Education Cap 

26 June 2013 - AFA Submission - Super Charter

13 May 2013 - AFA Treasury Response - Concessional Contributions Caps

8 May 2013 - AFA Treasury Response - Sustaining the Super Cont Concession

7 May 2013 - ASIC Submission - Managed Discretionary Accounts