RG 176 Foreign financial services providers

Issued 10 March 2020

This guide is for foreign financial services providers (FFSPs) that wish to provide financial services to wholesale clients or professional investors in Australia.

It explains:

  • Ÿwhen an FFSP may be eligible to apply for a modified form of an Australian financial services (AFS) licence, known as a ‘foreign AFS licence’
  • Ÿhow to apply for a foreign AFS licence, and
  • Ÿwhen an FFSP may be eligible for other AFS licensing relief when providing ‘funds management financial services’ to certain types of professional investors in Australia (funds management relief).

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Last updated: 29/06/2012 12:00