The Asia Region Funds Passport (the Passport) Joint Committee (JC) held its tenth meeting in a virtual format on 29th October 2021 due to the restrictions on travel and gatherings and concerns caused by the […]
The New Zealand Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has registered a Regulated CIS based in NZ as a Passport Fund. This will be the first passport granted under the ARFP regime in the world. For further […]
The Asia Region Funds Passport (the Passport) Joint Committee (JC) held its ninth meeting in a virtual format on 22nd April 2021 due to the continuing risks and concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19). The meeting […]
The Asia Region Funds Passport (“Passport”) Joint Committee (“JC”) planned to hold its eighth face-to-face meeting in Bangkok on 21st – 23rd April 2020. Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) related restrictions on travel and gatherings as […]
The Asia Region Funds Passport (“Passport”) Joint Committee (“JC”) held its seventh face-to-face meeting in Singapore on 21 and 22 October 2019, hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
New Zealand confirmed to the Joint Committee today that it has completed preparations for implementing the Asia Region Funds Passport arrangements in New Zealand. It is ready to receive registration applications from local prospective passport funds […]
The Asia Region Funds Passport (“Passport”) is now live. Japan, Thailand and Australia are ready to receive registration applications from local prospective Passport funds and entry applications from foreign Passport funds. For further information about […]
Australia, Japan, Korea and New Zealand sign Memorandum of Cooperation on 28 April 2016.
Tenth working group meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand in February 2016 to finalise the Memorandum of Cooperation.
The first Asia Region Funds Passport Tax Reference Seminar was held on 27 November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Terms of reference were agreed and the Asia Pacific Financial Forum agreed to undertake a tax benchmarking exercise (to […]