Treatment of Retail Client Funds
The procedures and controls of Invast Financial Services are audited annually by Ernst & Young – One of the world’s top Audit Firms.
How are retail client monies held by Invast Financial Services?
In accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and RG 212, Invast Financial Services holds retail client money in a pooled segregated client trust account in accordance with Australian Client Money Laws and Regulations.
Where are retail clients funds held?
Retail client funds are held with top tier banks including JP Morgan Chase Bank (JPM). Retail client funds are held in segregated client trust accounts in accordance with our terms and conditions. Client money is not mixed with that of Invast company funds.
What happens to my funds if Invast becomes insolvent?
Our retail client money sits in Australia in the allocated client segregated trust account. Any money sitting in the client segregated trust account is regulated by Client Money Laws and Regulations in Australia. Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd is governed and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. In the event that Invast Financial Services becomes insolvent or ceases to hold an AFS licence, the client money will be dealt with in accordance with the statutory provisions set out in Part 7.8 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Commonwealth).
How financially secure is Invast as a global company?
Invast was established in 1960. Invast Securities is a member of the Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX), listed on the JASDAQ market (code 8709) with paid in Capital 5,965,080,000 JPY (US$74,563,500 @ 80JPY/$). In the last 5 years we are the biggest broker in Japan in terms of funds deposited in the TFX.
Our mission is to provide our investor customers with financial services with “integrity” while always considering matters from a customer viewpoint in an effort to deliver “surprise and inspiration” to them. We also desire to contribute to developing our society through allowing our customers to pursue their trading activities with pleasure and peace of mind. Through such efforts, we hope to give a sense of happiness to all the people we work with, including our customers and vendors as well as our employees and their families.
If you would like any more information, please feel free to speak to one of our experienced team members at +61 2 9083 1333