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ASIC Corporations (Definition of Approved Foreign Market) Instrument 2017/669


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Compilation No. 6


This is a compilation of ASIC Corporations (Definition of Approved Foreign Market) Instrument 2017/669 as in force on 12 September 2023. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislative instrument to that date.


This compilation was prepared by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.


The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information

about amending instruments and the amendment history of each amended provision.



Part 1—Preliminary

1        Name of legislative instrument

This is the ASIC Corporations (Definition of Approved Foreign Market) Instrument 2017/669.

3        Authority

This instrument is made under subsections 283GA(1), 601QA(1), 655A(1), 741(1), 926A(2), 992B(1), 1020F(1) and 1100ZK(2) of the Corporations Act 2001.

4        Definitions

In this instrument:

Act means the Corporations Act 2001.

applicable ASIC legislative instrument means any of the following:


(a)     ASIC Corporations (Share and Interest Sale Facilities) Instrument 2018/99;


(b)     ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Issuers of Retail OTC Derivatives) Instrument 2022/705;


(c)     ASIC Corporations (Discretions for Setting the Issue Price and Withdrawal Price of Interests in Managed Investment Schemes) Instrument 2023/693;


(d)     ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Responsible Entities, IDPS Operators and Corporate Directors of Retail CCIVs) Instrument 2023/647;


(e)     ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Custodial or Depository Service Providers) Instrument 2023/648;


(f)     ASIC Class Order [CO 14/1000];


(g)     ASIC Corporations (Foreign Rights Issues) Instrument 2015/356;


(h)     ASIC Corporations (Foreign Scrip Bids) Instrument 2015/357;


(i)      ASIC Corporations (Foreign Securities—Publishing Notices) Instrument 2015/359;


(j)      ASIC Corporations (Foreign Small-Scale Offers) Instrument 2015/362;


(k)     ASIC Corporations (Managed investment product consideration) Instrument 2015/847;


(l)      ASIC Corporations (Minimum Bid Price) Instrument 2015/1068;


(m)    ASIC Corporations (Consents to Statements) Instrument 2016/72.

Part 2—Declaration

5        Definition of “approved foreign market”

Chapters 2L, 5C, 6 and 6D, and Parts 7.6 (other than Division 4 and 8), 7.8 and 7.9, of the Act apply to any person who purports to rely on an applicable ASIC legislative instrument as if section 9 of the Act were modified by inserting the following definition in the appropriate alphabetical order:

approved foreign market means any of the following:

(a)     Borsa Italiana;

(b)     Bursa Malaysia (previously known as Bursa Malaysia Main Board and Bursa Malaysia Second Board);

(c)     Euronext Amsterdam;

(d)     Euronext Brussels;

(e)     Euronext Lisbon;

(f)      Euronext Paris;

(g)     Frankfurt Stock Exchange;

(h)     Hong Kong Stock Exchange;

(i)      JSE (also known as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange);

(j)      London Stock Exchange;

(k)     NASDAQ Global Market;

(l)      NASDAQ Global Select Market (together with NASDAQ Global Market, previously known as NASDAQ Stock Market);

(m)    New York Stock Exchange;

(n)     NSYE MKT (previously known as American Stock Exchange);

(o)     NZX (also known as New Zealand Stock Exchange);

(oa)   Oslo Bors (also known as Oslo Stock Exchange);

(p)     Singapore Exchange;

(q)     SIX Swiss Exchange (previously known as SWX Swiss Exchange);

(r)      Tokyo Stock Exchange;

(s)      Toronto Stock Exchange.

Part 3—Determination


6        Determination of foreign financial markets

For the purposes of section 1100K of the Act, each approved foreign market (within the meaning of section 5) is determined.


Endnote 1—Instrument history

Instrument number

Date of FRL registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions


24/8/2017 (see F2017L01126)




21/12/2017 (see F2017L01696)




6/3/2018 (see F2018L00203)




4/11/2021 (see F2021L01514)




20/03/2023 (see F2023L00290)




31/8/2023 (see F2023L01166)




11/9/2023 (see F2023L01222)



Endnote 2—Amendment history

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     LA = Legislation Act 2003    rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected 

How affected

Section 2

rep. s48D LA

Section 4 (definition of applicable ASIC legislative instrument, paragraph (a))

am. 2018/98

Section 4 (definition of applicable ASIC legislative instrument, paragraph (b)

am. 2023/160

Section 4 (definition of applicable ASIC legislative instrument, paragraph (c))

am. 2023/694

Section 4 (definition of applicable ASIC legislative instrument, paragraph (d))

am. 2023/649

Section 4 (definition of applicable ASIC legislative instrument, paragraph (e))

am. 2023/649

Section 5 (definition of approved foreign market, paragraph (oa))

ad. 2021/895

Section 5

am. 2017/1119

Section 6

ad. 2023/160