Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.8 - OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONDUCT ETC. CONNECTED WITH FINANCIAL PRODUCTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, OTHER THAN FINANCIAL PRODUCT DISCLOSURE  

Division 7 - Other rules about conduct  

SECTION 991F   DEALINGS INVOLVING EMPLOYEES OF FINANCIAL SERVICES LICENSEES  

991F(1)   [ Joint acquisition of financial products]  

Subject to the regulations, a financial services licensee and an employee of the licensee must not, on their own behalves, jointly acquire a financial product.

Note: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence (see subsection 1311(1) ).

991F(2)   [ Credit given to acquire financial product]  

Subject to the regulations, a financial services licensee must not give credit to an employee of the licensee, or to a person who they know is an associate of an employee of the licensee, if:


(a) the credit is given for the purpose of enabling the person to whom the credit is given to acquire a financial product; or


(b) the licensee knows or has reason to believe that the credit will be used for the purpose of acquiring a financial product.

Note: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence (see subsection 1311(1) ).

991F(3)   [ Employee may acquire financial product]  

Subject to the regulations, a person:


(a) who is an employee of a financial services licensee that is a participant in a licensed market; and


(b) who is so employed in connection with a business of dealing in financial products;

must only, on their own behalf, acquire or agree to acquire a financial product of a kind that is able to be traded on that market if the licensee acts as the agent of the person in respect of the acquisition.

Note: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence (see subsection 1311(1) ).

991F(4)   [ Employee of financial services body]  

In this section, a reference to an employee of a financial services licensee includes, for a licensee that is a body corporate, a reference to an officer of the body.


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