AGENDA

Day 1

21 October 2020
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Sponsor Expo and Networking

1:00 PM

Welcome and Introduction

1:10 PM

A comprehensive update on major policy and regulatory changes for SMSFs

  • A detailed recap of recent legislative changes impacting SMSFs and what measures are still to come
  • An examination of recent ATO rulings, Law companion guides and other new guidance
  • Analysis of new measures announced in the Federal Budget

Liz Westover

LIZ WESTOVER

Partner and National SMSF Leader, Deloitte
2:15 PM

Virtual Exhibition Break

2:30 PM

Pension and contribution strategies for the over 65s

  • New contribution strategies resulting from the recent work test changes and extension of spouse contributions
  • Tips for utilising the bring-forward rules and downsizer contributions
  • New strategies for clients with the reduced minimum pension requirements

Meg Heffron

MEG HEFFRON

Director, Heffron SMSF Solutions
3:35 PM

Virtual Exhibition Break

3:50 PM

SMSF property & LRBAs: Navigating the latest changes

Scott and Clinton provide an update on recent guidance and regulatory changes in the SMSF property and loans space and flag some critical considerations for clients, including:

  • An update on what compliance relief the ATO has provided to SMSFs in response to COVID around rent reductions and waivers and loan relief provided to related parties.
  • Critical steps for ensuring SMSF clients are covered by the ATO's COVID-19 relief measures
  • What the legislative instrument on intermediary LRBAs means for SMSF clients looking to borrow
  • Common risk areas for SMSFs with property development and the ATO's latest guidance in this area

Scott Hay-Bartlem

SCOTT HAY-BARTLEM

Partner, Cooper Grace Ward Lawers
Clinton Jackson

CLINTON JACKSON

Partner, Cooper Grace Ward Lawers
4:55 PM

Wrap up day 1 and what to expect for Day 2

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Sponsor Expo and Networking

Day 2

22 October 2020
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Sponsor Expo and Networking

1:00 PM

Welcome and Introduction

1:10 PM

A fresh look at SMSF documentation in the COVID environment

SMSF documentation and record keeping has never been more important in light of recent COVID-19 relief measures and the ATO's compliance focus in this area. Aaron Dunn explains:

  • Where the law currently stands on electronic execution of documents for trust deeds and other SMSF documents
  • Critical evidence and documentation required by auditors for early release of super, rent relief and other types of COVID relief measures
  • What needs to be updated with investment strategies following the market downturn

Aaron Dunn

AARON DUNN

CEO & Co-founder of Smarter SMSF
2:15 PM

Virtual Exhibition Break

2:30 PM

The new world of NALI: Risk areas to watch out for

  • Traps to watch out for following the amendments to non-arm’s length income
  • What transactions need to be reviewed in order to minimise NALI risks for clients
  • The ATO's latest guidance on non-arm’s length expenditure (NALE) and what the industry can expect moving forward

Nicholas Ali

NICHOLAS ALI

Executive Manager - SMSF Technical Support, SuperConcepts
3:35 PM

Virtual Exhibition Break

3:50 PM

The ATO's regulatory agenda for 2020-21 and beyond

An exclusive insight into what's currently on the ATOs radar and their plans for the SMSF sector in the longer-term.

  • Emerging compliance concerns and focus areas
  • An update on upcoming guidance for the SMSF sector
  • Q&A: Have your questions answered by the ATO

TO BE ANNOUNCED

TO BE ANNOUNCED

4:55 PM

Wrap up and highlights of the event

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Sponsor Expo and Networking