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Circular Letters related to MPF Intermediaries

For your convenience, we set out below a list of circulars directly related to MPF intermediaries. This list is not intended to be exhaustive. Please refer to ‘Circulars’ for a full list of the circulars issued.

Circulars

DateCirculars
6-Oct-17Revised MPF Guidelines and Forms for Registered Intermediaries (RIs)
1-Sep-17Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Fees) (Amendment) Regulation 2017
9-Jun-17Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Fees) (Amendment) Regulation 2017
10-Mar-17Default Investment Strategy
9-Dec-16Default Investment Strategy
30-Nov-16Default Investment Strategy
18-Nov-16Submission of Annual Returns by MPF Intermediaries for 2016
9-Sep-16Matters relating to personal account enquiries made by registered intermediaries on behalf of scheme members
21-Jun-16MPF Scheme Mergers/Restructuring, & Change of Administrator
29-Apr-16Non-compliance with arrangements for personal account enquiries made on behalf of scheme members by registered intermediaries
21-Mar-16Revised MPF Guidelines and Forms for Registered Intermediaries
22-Feb-16Revised MPF Guidelines and Forms for Registered Intermediaries
16-Dec-15Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Ordinance 2015 (“the Amendment Ordinance”) - Withdrawal of Accrued Benefits by Instalments
9-Dec-15Regulated Advice on whether or when to transfer accrued benefits
3-Nov-15Submission of Annual Returns by eService
23-Sep-15Arrangement for Handling of Personal Account Enquiries Made on Behalf of Scheme Members by Registered Intermediaries
10-Jul-15Handling of Contribution Payments
19-Jan-15Unsolicited Calls related to MPF Services
22-Dec-14Performance Pledges in relation to MPF Intermediaries under Part 4A of the Mandatory Provident Funds Schemes Ordinance
27-Nov-14Returns to be submitted by MPF Intermediaries
16-Jun-14Revised Form for “Employee Choice Arrangement (“ECA”) – Transfer Election Form"
19-May-14Failure of MPF Intermediaries to Submit Annual Returns and / or Comply with Continuing Training Requirements
3-Mar-14Revised MPF Guidelines and Forms for Registered Intermediaries
9-Dec-13Annual Returns to be submitted by MPF Intermediaries for the period 1 January to 31 December 2013
25-Nov-13Revised Forms for Registered Intermediaries - Notification of Changes of Information and Request Form for Resetting Passwords
15-Nov-13Notices to MPF Intermediaries
14-Nov-13Briefing Sessions on the Submission of Annual Returns and the eService
11-Sep-13Consolidation of MPF Personal Accounts Campaign
19-Aug-13Consolidation of MPF Personal Accounts Campaign
14-Mar-13Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
8-Mar-13Training for MPF Registered Intermediaries
28-Jan-13Syllabus and Study Notes for the MPF Intermediaries Examination / MPF Schemes Examination (Eighth Edition)
24-Dec-12Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
21-Dec-12Implementation of the New MPF Intermediaries' Regulatory Regime
29-Nov-12Implementation of the New MPF Intermediaries' Regulatory Regime
31-Oct-12Preparation for Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
26-Oct-12Preparation for Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
22-Oct-12Preparation for Implementation of New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
14-Sep-12Preparation for Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime
16-Aug-12Preparation for Implementation of the New MPF Intermediary Regulatory Regime           
9-Jul-12Commencement of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Ordinance 2012
22-Jun-12        Training on Conduct Requirements for MPF Registered Intermediaries
15-May-12                    Legislative Proposals for the Regulation of MPF Intermediaries Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes  (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2011
21-Feb-12Training for MPF Intermediaries in 2012
15-Dec-11Future Recognition of MPF Core CPD Activities
23-Nov-11Training for MPF Individual Intermediaries in 2012
10-Oct-11Discontinuance of the Three Yearly Registration Renewal Cycle and Issue of MPF Registration Certificates
29-Apr-11Training for MPF Individual Intermediaries in 2011 (To: MPF Corporate Intermediaries)
11-Apr-11Unauthorized Preserved Account Checking
24-Dec-10Revised Application Form for Registration as an MPF Individual Intermediary and Declaration Form
16-Nov-10Training for MPF Individual Intermediaries
3-Sep-10Enhancing Protection to MPF Scheme Members - the Use of Gifts
9-Aug-10Impersonation of MPF Scheme Members
20-Jan-10Training for MPF Individual Intermediaries in 2010
16-Oct-09Misleading Information Concerning Introduction of Portability Scheme
10-May-03Enquiries from Approved Trustees and Service Providers
8-Dec-00Enrolment and Contribution Arrangement of Self-Employed Persons ("SEPs")
16-Nov-00Misleading Information on Enrolment and Contribution Requirements and Non-refusal of Self-employed Persons
9-Nov-00Mis-selling of Master Trust Schemes to Employers of Casual Employees
27-Sep-00Refusal of Application for Membership by a Self-Employed Person ("SEPs")

Last Revision Date: 10/10/2017