Glossary and Definitions

Name Description
ABNAustralian Business Number
ACNAustralian Company Number
APIR® CodeA unique identifier issued by APIR® to products and participants within the Financial Services Industry
ARBNAustralian Registered Body Number issued by ASIC
ARSNAustralian Registered Scheme Number issued by ASIC
ASFAThe Association of Superannuation Fund of Australia Limited
CSVComma Separated Values(a text file format readable by Microsoft Excel)
FPAFinancial Planning Association of Australia Limited
ISINInternational Security Identification Number
PICA unique industry identifier issued by APIR® to products within the Financial Services Industry
PRIA unique industry identifier issued by APIR® to participants within the Financial Services Industry
SFNSuperannuation Fund Number issued by APRA
SPINSuperannuation Product Identification Number issued by APIR®
SIS ActSuperannuation Industry (Supervision) Act
Surcharge Reporting RegisterIs an APIR® register of superannuation product information
swimECThe superannuation, wealth and investment management electronic commerce (swimEC) initiative
XMLeXensible Markup Language (a W3C standard text file format)
WSDLWeb Services Description Language