CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.1 - PRELIMINARY  

Division 4 - When does a person provide a financial service?  

SECTION 766F   MEANING OF PROVIDES A CROWD-FUNDING SERVICE  

Meaning of provides a crowd-funding service

766F(1)  
A person provides a crowd-funding service if:


(a) a CSF offer document for a CSF offer of securities of a company is published on a platform operated by the person; and


(b) applications may be made to the person for the issue, by the company, of securities pursuant to the offer.

Note: CSF offers are dealt with in Part 6D.3A (Crowd-sourced funding).

766F(2)  
The financial service constituted by providing a crowd-funding service is taken to include (in addition to the matters mentioned in subsection (1)), performing all other aspects of the role of a CSF intermediary under Part 6D.3A. To whom, and when, a crowd-funding service is provided

766F(3)  
A person who uses the application facility for the CSF offer to make an application pursuant to the offer is a person to whom the crowd-funding service is provided. The time at which the crowd-funding service is provided to the person is the time when the person first uses the application facility to make an application pursuant to the offer.

Note: For the meaning of application facility , see subsection 738ZA(3) .

766F(4)  
The company making the CSF offer is a person to whom the crowd-funding service is provided. The time at which the crowd-funding service is provided to the company is the time when the company enters into the hosting arrangement for the offer.

Note: For the meaning of hosting arrangement , see subsection 738L(2) .


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