Students are required to answer the following three (3) questions. The total for the Research Assignment is 40 marks.
Q1. Referring to s9 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), explain the meaning of a “managed investment scheme” and its key features. (Approximately 500 words: 10 Marks)
Q2. Discuss the main functions and statutory duties of the responsible entity (RE) of a managed investment scheme. (Approximately 500 words: 10 Marks)
Q3. Discuss the key findings in ASIC’s May 2023 Report 762 ‘Design and distribution obligation: Investments products’. (Approximately 1000 words: 20 Marks)