New Zealand

The passport arrangements have been implemented in New Zealand and the Passport Rules have been incorporated into local law through Subpart 6 of Part 9 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act), the […]


An Australian passport fund operator seeking to register a passport fund will need to complete and submit an application to ASIC. To become an Australian passport fund, the fund must already be a registered scheme. […]

Obligations of a joining economy

Once an economy becomes a signatory, it agrees to give effect to the arrangements for the Asia Region Funds Passport in the Memorandum of Cooperation; administer the regime and supervise passport funds in a manner […]

Eligibility to become a signatory

Economies that wish to participate in the Asia Region Funds Passport must meet criteria in the Memorandum of Cooperation. This is: The regulator for that economy must be a signatory to Appendix A of the […]