Responsible Entity Services

We have significant experience in acting as a Responsible Entity for registered schemes and Trustee for unregistered schemes. We work with wholesale or retail investors and listed or unlisted assets, and our Responsible Entity team can help meet your compliance and governance needs.

Responsible Entity Services

Trustee Partners has an experienced and highly qualified team to assist clients by acting as the Responsible Entity across listed and unlisted funds with retail and/or wholesale investors.

  • Preparing the scheme constitution.
  • Registration of the scheme with ASIC.
  • Production of offer/disclosure documents.
  • Monitoring of compliance with the Corporations Act, PDS, constitution and compliance plan.
  • Ongoing liaison with ASIC.
  • Managing adherence to legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Designing of compliance plans.
  • Appointment and monitoring external service providers including Custodians, Administrators, Investment Managers and Tax Advisers.
  • Conducting regulatory reporting and lodgements.
  • Establishing a Compliance Committee.
  • Complaints monitoring and resolution.
  • Appointing scheme and compliance plan auditors.
  • Back-office solutions (in-house or outsourced), including:
    • Scheme administration
    • Fund accounting
    • Unit registry
    • Portfolio valuation
    • Unitholder reporting

We also have significant experience in replacing an existing Responsible Entity as required.

Contact Us

Melbourne Office
Level 9, 287 Collins Street Melbourne VIC, 3000, Australia

Adelaide Office
50 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA, 5000, Australia


+61 (0)3 9097 2800