The FSC is doing extensive work to help members prepare for the start of the Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) regime, which begins in October 2021. 

We constantly talk about removing red tape, but it almost never gets done.

With the Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) due to commence 5 October this year, the release of ASIC Regulatory Guide RG 274 Product Design and Distribution Obligations (RG 274) in December 2020 was eagerly anticipated by the industry.

I was very pleased to recently host the FSC’s policy team in a detailed member briefing on the policy priorities for 2021.

In the initial stages of the pandemic, writer Elif Shafak, in her recently published essay How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division, recalled seeing signage spring up in parks in London with the question: “when all this is over how do you want the world to be a different place?”.

The FSC welcomes Andrew Morgan, Acting Managing Director of MLC Wealth as a Director to the FSC Board.