This monthly publication contains comprehensive information about ASIC policies and activities, compliance with and relief from the law, and changes to the law.
ASIC regulatory guides give ASIC's interpretation on a wide range of compliance issues facing companies, financial service providers, trustees, auditors, responsible entities, insolvency practitioners etc.
ASIC media releases and advisories keep you up-to-date with the latest details on compliance issues. Some media release and advisory topics include takeovers, investment schemes, failed companies, banned and convicted company officials, public investment forums and other company-related matters.
ASIC information sheets provide valuable practical guidance on matters ranging from company formation and administration to company searches, investment advice, securities licensing and consumer credit.
If you are seeking exemption from certain sections of the Corporations Act, the class orders and pro formas and the instrument summary tables indicate the sorts of relief available.
Reports, speeches and other informationare also included.
This email alert service notifies you of ASIC policy-related information within 24 hours of its release. This fee-based service informs you of changes to, and new releases of regulatory guides, pro formas, class orders and policy-related media releases and advisories. Consultation papers containing the latest policy proposals are also included.
Each email summarises the latest policy changes with a link to a password-protected webpage where the new documents can be downloaded.
Information sent out by ASIC Policy Alert can also be specifically tailored for:
This interactive CD-ROM has templates of the most commonly lodged ASIC forms. The ASIC form templates cannot be altered, ensuring that they always meet ASIC requirements. Forms (blank or filled in) may be printed or saved. As soon as a new form has been released or an existing form changed you will receive an email directing you to a password-protected webpage where you can download the new forms.
This publication contains regulatory guides, class orders, media releases and advisories, and other material extracted from the ASIC Digest of particular relevance to accountants. A large number of subject areas are covered, including accounts and audit relief, reporting requirements, investment advice, insolvency, takeovers, lodging documents, "relevant interests", share buy-backs, employee share schemes, goodwill and calculating time periods.
This one volume publication contains material extracted from the ASIC Digest of particular relevance to company directors. Areas covered include lodging documents, prospectuses, directors' independence, takeovers, share schemes, shareholder notices and relevant ASIC media and information releases.
This one volume publication contains material extracted from the ASIC Digest of particular relevance to company secretaries. Areas covered include accounts and credit relief, annual meetings, record-keeping, reinstatement of companies, prospectuses, lodgment of accounts and relevant ASIC media releases and advisories.
The ASIC Financial Services Policy Handbook is designed to help you understand your obligations as a financial services licensee.
It collates regulatory guides, pro formas and class orders released by ASIC on how it will administers the financial services regime.
It shows you how to fulfil your compliance obligations and maintain your Australian financial services licence. These documents have been prepared in close consultation with industry.
The Managed Investments Act commenced on 1 July 1998. The main elements of ASIC’s administrative policy dealing with issues arising under the Corporations Act are contained in Regulatory Guides 130 to 136.
These regulatory guides are published in this Handbook together with associated class orders and pro formas which grant relief from the relevant provisions of the law. They cover the following areas: licensing, financial requirements, compliance plans, scheme property arrangements, constitutions, transitional issues, discretionary powers and closely related schemes.