On 24 June 2010, the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010 (Bill) was passed through the Senate without amendment. The Bill is due to receive Royal Assent shortly (usually within 7-10 working days). This signals a number of changes to the borrowing arrangements of super funds.
You can read how the new rules will affect your super fund in an earlier ClearLaw article here.
Cleardocs documents are being updated, read more
The proposed changes discussed in this article were implemented as proposed.You can read an article about the changes here.The article sets out:
Cleardocs products are being updated, on the advice of Maddocks Lawyers, to reflect the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010.
The documents available on Cleardocs from the date of Royal Assent will reflect the new rules. You should wait for the new versions if you are obtaining documents for signing, or in respect of a loan which will take place, after the new rules take effect.
If you order a document package before the change but you do not — or your client does not — sign the documents or settle on the relevant transaction until after the change, then you can log in to get the updated documents that reflect the new law. You will not have to pay the Cleardocs fee for the updated documents. However, if you ordered printing and binding and:
You can order the printing and binding again, by clicking the green button “More”, then the light blue button “Order Extra Printing”.
Andrew is a lawyer in the Maddocks Tax & Revenue team.
Andrew provides advice on:
His advice covers both direct and indirect tax considerations.
Prior to joining Maddocks, Andrew was a tax consultant at a Big 4 Chartered Accounting Firm.
The legal information and commentary on this site is general only. Documents ordered through Cleardocs affect the user's legal rights and liabilities. To assess their suitability for the user, legal accounting and financial advice must be obtained.
For more information, contact Maddocks on (03) 9258 3555 and ask to speak to a member of their team.