Electronic disclosure: refinements to ASIC relief


Source - ASFA Action, Issue 593, February 2016

ASIC has refined the relief issued last year to facilitate the delivery of financial services disclosure materials electronically. The changes:

  • simplify the notification involved in the new 'publish and notify' method of disclosure, where the provider does not intend to issue a disclosure within the first seven days

  • enable default fund trustees to use the 'publish and notify' method of disclosure, using an employer provided electronic address, in relation to a number of specific prescribed disclosures

  • ensure that successor funds can use an employer provided email address that was provided to a predecessor fund.

For more information, see the ASFA Action page in the ASFA toolbox (this is a page exclusively for members, so it requires you to log in).

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