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CORPORATIONS REGULATIONS 2001 - REG 7.9.07CA

Extension of Product Disclosure Statement requirements to wholesale clients

             (1)  For paragraph 949B(1)(e) of the Act, a regulated person must give a wholesale client a Product Disclosure Statement or a Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement for a financial product if:

                     (a)  the financial product is offered or issued by a discretionary mutual fund (within the meaning given by subsections 5(5) and (6) of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 ); and

                     (b)  the regulated person would be required to give the Statement if the product were offered or issued to a retail client.

             (2)  The Product Disclosure Statement or Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement required to be given under this regulation must be the same as that which would be given to a retail client.

Note:          Failure to comply with this regulation is an offence punishable by a fine of up to 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 1 year, or both--see section 1311 and item 272A of Schedule 3 to the Corporations Act 2001 .



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