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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 8 - MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF SECURITIES OFFERS    View history reference

PART 8.2 - FOREIGN OFFERS THAT ARE RECOGNISED IN THIS JURISDICTION    View history reference

Division 3 - Ongoing conditions for recognised offers    View history reference

SECTION 1200G  OFFERING CONDITIONS  

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1200G(1)  When the offering conditions apply.  


The offering conditions in this section apply in relation to a recognised offer until the recognised offer closes in this jurisdiction.

Note: Failure to comply with an offering condition is an offence (see sections 1200Q and 1311).

1200G(2)  Offering conditions.  


The offer must be made in the recognised jurisdiction as well as in this jurisdiction.

1200G(3)  [Conditions in s 1200C(2) and (3)]  


The offeror must meet the conditions in subsections 1200C(2) and (3).

1200G(4)  [Condition in s 1200C(4)]  


The offer must meet the condition in subsection 1200C(4).

1200G(5)  [Law of the recognised jurisdiction]  


The offer must comply with the law of the recognised jurisdiction.

1200G(6)  [Management of the offeror]  


There must be no person concerned in the management of the offeror:


(a) who is disqualified from managing corporations for the purposes of Part 2D.6; or


(b) who is disqualified from being concerned in the management of the offeror under the law of the recognised jurisdiction; or


(c) who is subject to a banning order under section 920A; or


(d) who is subject to a court order under paragraph 921A(2)(a).

1200G(7)  [Offer document to include warning statement]  


An offer document provided to a person in this jurisdiction must have included with it:


(a) the warning statement lodged under subsection 1200D(1) for that offer document; or


(b) if a changed warning statement is lodged with ASIC under subsection 1200G(9) - the changed warning statement.

1200G(8)  [Offeror to provide copy of constitution on request]  


The offeror must, on request by a person in this jurisdiction, provide a copy of the constitution or constituent document lodged under paragraph 1200D(1)(c) or (d).

1200G(9)  [Lodgment with ASIC]  


If an event mentioned in an item of this table occurs in relation to the offer or offeror, the offeror must lodge with ASIC the document, statement or notice specified in the table for that event, by the time specified for that event.


Offering condition under subsection (9)
ItemIf:the offeror must lodge with ASIC:by this time:
1a change is made to an offer document, or any other document, required by the law of the recognised jurisdiction in relation to the offera copy of the document as changedno later than 7 days after the day on which the offeror notified (or should have notified) the home regulator of the change.
2a change is made to the warning statement that is included with the offer document in this jurisdictiona copy of the warning statement as changedno later than 7 days after the day on which the offeror notified (or should have notified) the home regulator of the change.
3a supplementary or replacement offer document is required by the law of the recognised jurisdictiona copy of the supplementary or replacement offer documentno later than 7 days after the day on which the supplementary or replacement offer document is (or should have been) lodged with the home regulator.
4a change is made to the constitution or constituent document lodged under paragraph 1200D(1)(c) or (d)a copy of the constitution or constituent document as changedno later than 7 days after the day on which the offeror notified (or should have notified) the home regulator of the change.
5the home regulator makes, changes or revokes an exemption that applies, but not exclusively, to the offer or the offeror under the law of the recognised jurisdictionwritten notice in the prescribed form (if any) of the details of the exemption, change or revocationno later than 14 days after the making, change or revocation occurs.
6the home regulator makes, changes or revokes an exemption that applies exclusively to the offer or the offeror under the law of the recognised jurisdictiona copy of the exemption, the exemption as changed, or notice in the prescribed form (if any) of the details of the revocationno later than 7 days after the making, change or revocation occurs.
7the home regulator begins enforcement action, or exercises a power it has under law, in relation to the offeror or offerwritten notice in the prescribed form (if any) of the details of the action taken or power exercisedno later than 7 days after the action is taken or the power is exercised.

1200G(10)  [Deemed lodgment]  


For the purposes of this Chapter, a person is taken to have lodged a document under subsection (9) if:


(a) the document has been lodged under Division 2 or 3 of Part 5B.2; or


(b) the document is not required to be lodged because of section 601CDA or 601CTA.

1200G(11)  [Deemed extension of offering conditions]  


If:


(a) an event mentioned in the table in subsection (9) occurs while the offering conditions in this section apply; and


(b) the time by which an offeror is required to lodge a document, statement or notice with ASIC because of that event is after the offering conditions cease to apply;

then, for the purposes of this section and paragraph 1200Q(1)(b), the offering conditions are taken to continue to apply until that time in relation to the offer to the extent necessary to require the offeror to lodge the document, statement or information by that time.

1200G(12)  [Regulations may prescribe conditions]  


The offer must meet any other conditions prescribed by the regulations.

1200G(13)  Home regulator.  


For the purposes of subsection (9), the home regulator for a recognised jurisdiction is an authority in the recognised jurisdiction whose functions under the law of the recognised jurisdiction include functions equivalent to any of those of ASIC under this Act and that is prescribed by the regulations as the home regulator for that jurisdiction.

1200G(14)  [Multiple home regulators]  


If there is more than one authority in a recognised jurisdiction whose functions include functions under the law of the recognised jurisdiction equivalent to any of those of ASIC under this Act and that is prescribed under subsection (13), the regulations may prescribe the matters in relation to which that authority is to be regarded as the home regulator.


 



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