ASIC updates guidance for accountants who provide SMSF advice

Posted: 19/12/2016

​​​​ASIC has recently updated its guidance for accountants who provide services to self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs). The guidance is contained in ASIC's Information Sheet 2​​16​ and ​covers:

  • how the financial services licensing regime applies to SMSF services provided by accountants

  • how the law has changed from 1 July 2016

  • the SMSF services accountants might provide

  • whether or not a licensing exemption applies or a requirement to act under an appropriate financial services licence exists.​

More information is available in ASIC's Information Sheet.