Preparing for the new Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO)
Virtual workshops: Thursday 6 May 2021, 2.00pm–3.00pm
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ASIC has released RG 274: Product design and distribution obligations (DDO) and RG 272: Product intervention power which set out the requirements for product design, distribution, management and auditing processes.
The commencement date for DDO is 5 October 2021 and funds need to start preparing now to ensure compliance with the new regime.
Delivered by Nathan Hodge from King & Wood Mallesons, this special one-hour virtual workshop will examine the obligations, responsibilities and direct impacts on super funds of the DDO regime.
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Nathan specialises in advising major wealth management institutions, superannuation funds and financial planning businesses across all areas of financial services law. Nathan has extensive expertise advising on investment management arrangements for listed assets and unlisted assets, investment structures, private equity and infrastructure investments and transition management arrangements.
Key topics to be discussed include:
- Which superannuation products are covered in the DDO regime
- Who the DDO regime applies to
- The DDO governance framework
- What design obligations and responsibilities funds will have
- What distribution obligations funds will have
- What funds should be doing now to prepare for the DDO regime
Who should attend?
- product managers
- risk and compliance
- CEO/senior management
- those who support the board/trustee function
How you’ll learn
One-hour online virtual workshop.
ASFA’s virtual workshops are a live and interactive learning experience. Participants can engage with industry-leading presenters who are experts in their field, together with their peers, just like they would at an ASFA face to face workshop. It is a unique opportunity to workshop ideas and concepts in a collaborative online environment facilitated by experts.
Virtual workshops are limited to 30 participants to allow for discussion, and to ensure that participants have ample opportunity to ask presenters questions.
What you’ll gain
Certificate of Attendance.