RG 121 Doing financial services business in Australia
Issued 30 July 2013
This is a guide for people or companies from overseas who propose to conduct a financial services business in Australia.
It provides general guidance on the financial services regime in Australia, including:
- when a person or company from outside Australia may be required to hold an Australian financial services (AFS) licence to carry on a financial services business in Australia
- circumstances in which a person or company may be exempt from holding an AFS licence, and
- some of the obligations associated with being an AFS licensee.