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EU Commission publishes AIFMD report – what does this mean for Australian wholesale fund managers?
Insight 10 Jul 2020

The European Commission has finally published its report on AIFMD and, in doing so, considered the impact of AIFMD on AIFMs, AIFs and investors. The report is short, but gives some insight into how the key features of AIFMD have worked and the effect this has had on the market. ...

ASIC finalises new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers
Insight 13 Mar 2020

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has unveiled the much-anticipated new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers that supply financial services to wholesale clients in Australia. foreign financial services providers ...

The future for foreign financial services providers in Australia – the latest from ASIC
Insight 05 Jul 2019

After much anticipation, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has provided an update on its proposed changes to the licensing relief currently available to foreign financial service providers operating in Australia. Consultation Paper 315 proposes to repeal two forms of licensing rel ...

ASIC extends by a further year licensing relief for foreign financial service providers
Insight 03 Oct 2018

The recent ASIC Corporations Amendment Instrument 2018807 extends by a further year licensing relief for foreign financial service providers who carry on a financial services business in Australia without an Australian financial services licence While its another welcome licensing reprieve for such ...

ASIC overhauls AFS licensing relief for foreign financial service providers
Insight 05 Jun 2018

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released its highly anticipated consultation paper on licensing relief for foreign financial services providers The said new licensing regime will be broadly in line with that applied to other AFS licensees but with relief from some provisions ...

Passporting relief threatened in ASIC Class Order repeal
Insight 29 Sep 2016

Foreign financial services providers relying on passporting a foreign licence to provide their services in Australia will find their regulatory relief could be expiring in 2 years - and has become subject to a new condition - following ASICs actions to repeal the ASIC Class Orders which give effect ...

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