Insights & News

Introduction to CIVs
April 2017
Nikki Bentley, Matthew Farnsworth, Greg Reinhardt, Jim Koutsokostas

An introduction to the CIV regime, including: What is a CIV? What are the new CIVs? What are the potential benefits? How will this impact existing structures?

  • View our brief presentation
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A Broader range of CIVs: nearly there
September 2015
Nikki Bentley

A key recommendation of the 2009 Johnson Report (Australian Financial Centre Forum’s Australia as a Financial Centre report) on what we need to do to promote Australia as a financial services centre was the introduction of a wider range of collective investment vehicles (CIVs). Read more

Asia Region Funds Passport – Asia's Answer to UCITS or White Elephant?
August 2014

The Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP) is an APEC initiative to create a regulatory arrangement for the cross-border offer of collective investment schemes (CIS) in participating jurisdictions. In the interests of providing a broader perspective on the ARFP we spoke with 3 key industry participants who are close to the proposals: John Brogden CEO of the Financial Services Council; Harvey Kalman Executive General Manager of Corporate Fiduciary & Financial Services at EQT; Andrew Cannane General Manager, Corporate Client Services Corporate Trust at Perpetual. Read more