Unit Trusts

  • Summary of Amendments (pdf)
  • Guidelines on Unit Trust Advertisement and Promotional Materials (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 3 March 2008)
  • Guidelines on Marketing and Distribution of Unit Trust Funds (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 3 March 2008)

Real Estate Investment Trusts

  • Guidelines on Real Estate Investment Trusts (pdf)
    (Updated: 28 December 2012)
  • Guidelines on Islamic Real Estate Investment Trusts (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 21 November 2005)
  • Frequently-asked Questions (pdf)

Exchange-Traded Funds

  • Guidelines on Exchange-Traded Funds (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 11 June 2009)

Close-End Funds

  • Guidelines for Public Offerings of Securities of Closed-End Funds (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 30 October 1995)

Foreign Collective Investment Schemes

ASEAN Collective Investment Scheme

  • Handbook for CIS Operators of ASEAN CIS (pdf)
    (Issued: 25 August 2014)

Prospectus

  • Prospectus Guidelines for Collective Investment Schemes (pdf)
    (Revised Edition: 19 July 2016)
  • Summary of Amendments (pdf)

Enhanced CIS Framework

  • Order to Exempt Compliance with Provisions Relating to Issuance of Prospectus for Unit Trust Scheme (pdf)
  • FAQs on the Enhanced CIS Framework (pdf)

Others

  • Guidelines for the Appointment of Related-Party Trustees (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 3 March 2008)
  • Guidelines on Online Transactions and Activities in Relation to Unit Trusts (pdf)
    (Date issued: 24 November 2004)

    (Revised Edition : 19 August 2008)
  • Guide on Areas of Compliance and Internal Controls for Management Company and Trustee (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 3 June 2003)
  • Guidelines on Tax Exemption for Wholesale Money Market Funds (pdf)
    (Date Issued: 23 December 2016)

Archive of Superseded Guidelines


Application Documents for Collective Investment Schemes

Forms

Reporting Forms

  • REIT Statistical and Compliance Returns (MS Word)
  • Online Transactions Returns (MS Word)
  • Wholesale Fund Returns (MS Word)
  • ETF Statistical and Compliance Returns (MS Word)
  • ETF Statistical Returns (for Foreign Constituted ETFs) (MS Word)

Notification Forms

  • Appointment of Director (MS Word)
  • Winding up of a Fund (MS Word)
  • Appointment of Investment Committee / Shariah Adviser / Panel of Advisers (MS Word)
  • Notification of Commencement or Completion: Winding Up of a Wholesale Fund (MS Word)
  • Notification of Appointment or Resignation of Shariah Adviser (MS Word)
  • Notification of Investments: Foreign Markets (MS Word)

Checklists

Submission Checklists

  • Application to Establish a New Unit Trust Fund (MS Word)
  • Application to Establish a New Real Estate Investment Trust (MS Word)
  • Application to Act as Management Company (MS Word)
  • Application to Act as Trustee (MS Word)
  • Application to Increase Fund Size for a Real Estate Investment Trust (MS Word)
  • Application to Appoint a Delegate Not Licensed by the SC (MS Word)
  • Application for an Exemption/Variation/Extention of time (MS Word)
  • Application for Registration/Renewal of Trustee (MS Word)
  • Application for Recognition – Unlisted Foreign Fund (MS Word)
  • Application for Approval – Listing of Foreign Fund (MS Word)

Prospectus Checklists

  • Checklist for Minimum Contents for a Prospectus (with Expiry Period) (unlisted funds) (MS Word)
  • Prospectus Registration Checklist (unlisted funds) (MS Word)
  • Prospectus Registration Checklist (listed funds) (MS Word)
  • Lodgement Checklist – Prospectus (MS Word)

Deed Checklist

  • Checklist for Minimum Content for Deed of Real Estate Investment Trust (MS Word)
  • Checklist for Minimum Content for Deed of Exchange-traded Fund (MS Word)
  • Registration Checklist (MS Word)
  • Lodgement Checklist – Deed (MS Word)

Fee Checklists

  • Fee Computation Checklist – UTS (MS Word)
  • Fee Computation (Other) Checklist (MS Word)

Other Checklists

  • Checklist for Minimum Requirements for Content of Unit Trust Fund Report (MS Word)
  • Checklist for Minimum Requirements for Content of Real Estate Investment Trust Report (MS Word)
  • Checklist for Minimum Requirements for Content of Exchange-traded Fund Report (MS Word)
  • Checklist for Compliance with Guidelines on Online Transaction of, and Online Activities in Relation to, Unit Trusts (pdf)