Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance in Superannuation
This page contains information on APRA's consultation on Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance in Superannuation (SPS 530).
On 20 July 2023, APRA released its response to consultation and final guidance on investment governance for superannuation trustees.
The updated Prudential Practice Guide SPG 530 Investment Governance (SPG 530) is designed to assist trustees in meeting their obligations under the strengthened Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance (SPS 530), which came into force on 1 January 2023.
The response letter, clean and marked up version of the of SPG 530 and non-confidential submissions are available below.
Media release: APRA publishes final investment governance guidance.
Prudential practice guide
On 17 November 2022, APRA released for consultation updated guidance on investment governance for superannuation trustees, to assist trustees in meeting their requirements under the recently strengthened Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance.
Feedback on the draft guidance and the integrated version of the guidance will be received until 17 March 2023.
The letter to industry, the draft Prudential Practice Guide - SPG 530 Investment Governance and the draft Prudential Practice Guide - SPG 530 Investment Governance integrated version can be found below:
Prudential practice guide
On 19 July 2022, APRA released its final revisions to Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance (SPS 530). This is accompanied by a response to submissions paper, which notes the key revisions following industry consultations, in September 2021.
The final revisions are aimed at ensuring better member outcomes through updated requirements that enhance stress testing, valuation and liquidity management practices.
The response paper, final and marked up versions of SPS 530 and non-confidential submissions are available below:
On 29 September 2021, APRA released for consultation its proposed revisions to Prudential Standard SPS 530 Investment Governance.
The proposed revisions to SPS 530 respond to findings from APRA’s unlisted asset valuation thematic review and APRA’s 2018-2019 post-implementation review (PIR) of the superannuation prudential framework. The updates focus on enhancements to stress testing, valuation and liquidity management practices. This consultation will run until 16 February 2022.
The consultation letter and clean and marked-up versions of the draft prudential standard can be found below:
Note on submissions
It is APRA's policy to publish all submissions on the APRA website unless the respondent specifically tells APRA in writing that all or part of the submission is to remain confidential. An automatically generated confidentiality statement in an email does not satisfy this purpose. If you would like only part of your submission to be confidential, you should provide this information marked as 'confidential' in a separate attachment.