Glossary of Terms
Disclaimer: Terms in this glossary are provided for general information only and should not be taken as constituting professional advice from the website owner – the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The words in brackets do not form part of the term. Where 'Business names' and/or 'SMSF auditors' appears in brackets alongside a term, this denotes the definition is only to be used in reference to the relevant register. These terms do not apply to any other ASIC services.
Viewing entries beginning with 'G'
- General insurance broker
A person who was registered with ASIC who provided advice, arranged policies and dealt with claims relating to general insurance products on behalf of insureds. This is a role that existed prior to the financial services reform in 2002 and no longer exists.
- Grandfathered business name
See 'Existing business name'.