ASIC has general administration of the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act), including Chapter 6D, which relates to fundraising through the issue or sale of securities. This section of the website sets out general information on the various aspects of fundraising, including any regulatory guidance we have issued.

Raising funds in Australia

The basics on raising funds in Australia.

Regulatory documents on raising funds

A subject-based index of fundraising regulatory documents and class orders.

Media releases

Media and information releases on fundraising.

Consultation papers

These documents seek feedback from stakeholders on matters we are considering, including proposed relief or proposed regulatory guidance.


How to apply for relief from the corporate finance provisions.

Search OFFERlist

Search fundraising offer documents in OFFERlist.

Lodge with OFFERlist

Lodge fundraising offer documents with OFFERlist.

ASIC forms

Find an ASIC form.

Corporate Finance Liaison meetings

Information about meetings with corporate finance stakeholders on ASIC's current policy and regulatory approaches.

Related links

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Lodging prospectuses and other disclosure documents

Stop orders: what they are and when we will issue one

When can you fundraise without a disclosure document?

Are there any restrictions on advertising or 'cold calling'?

Regulatory index

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ASIC reports on review of marketing practices in IPOs

ASIC has warned firms and issuers involved in initial public offerings (IPOs) in Australia to ensure their marketing campaigns comply with the letter and spirit of the law, particularly when using emerging social-media strategies. 16-315MR. 19 September 2016

More releases on fundraising

Last updated: 23/03/2016 03:04