RG 196 Short selling
Issued 8 October 2018
This guide contains an overview of the short selling provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 and the Corporations Regulations 2001 as they relate to securities, managed investment products and certain other financial products. In particular, it addresses the naked short selling prohibition and the reporting and disclosure obligations.
This guide is particularly relevant to institutional investors and brokers who are involved in short selling activity.