Document and record retention update

All of the Hayne Financial Services Royal Commission changes to be implemented this year impose new record-keeping obligations, particularly the new breach reporting obligations and internal dispute resolution procedures.

The new design and distribution obligations focus on product development issues and the need to document certain issues such as the target market determination.

At the same time as electronic execution of documents is growing, cybersecurity is an increasing risk.

All of these issues increase the need to review your document and record retention procedures.

I have updated my record retention checklist. You can download it here.

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David Jacobson

Author: David Jacobson
Principal, Bright Corporate Law
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The information contained in this article is not legal advice. It is not to be relied upon as a full statement of the law. You should seek professional advice for your specific needs and circumstances before acting or relying on any of the content.

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