You can read more about the FMC Act 2013 provisions and new obligations and responsibilities for superannuation scheme trustees here.
The core obligations of superannuation scheme trustees are set out in the Superannuation Schemes Act 1989.
In summary, these obligations include the need to:
Documents together with your cheque should be posted to: FMA Compliance Services, PO Box 1179, Wellington 6140.
Providers must also comply with obligations that apply to all issuers whether they make offers under the FMC Act or Securities Act.
Superannuation schemes which are open to new members need a registered prospectus, unless:
Under the Superannuation Schemes Act 1989 it is an offence to fail to provide information required under the Act (section 25).
There are a number of other offences under this section including failing to carry out directions from the FMA and knowingly supplying false or misleading information about a superannuation scheme.
Where a company commits an offence against the Act, every officer of the company who knowingly authorises or permits the offence also commits an offence against the Act.
For more information see section 25 of the Act.