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3 P2P licence applications lodged

FMA considering three applications for P2P licences

Digital currencies on FMA's radar

Digital currencies such as bitcoin not financial products but still of interest, FMA says

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; BOP surprise, dairy prices stop falling, more mortgages approved, swap rates lurch down again

FMA licences 'more than a ticket to the game'

FMA undertaking a 'large piece of work' on KiwiSaver providers' switching practices

The FMA's 7 strategic risk priorities

FMA's strategic risk focus to include conflicts of interest, mis-selling, KiwiSaver switching, incentive arrangements and fee-driven behaviour

Why NZ regulators won't follow Aussie lead

Could the RBNZ and FMA and/or Commerce Commission follow APRA and ASIC's one-two combination attack on risky home lending?

ANZ settles interest rate swap case

ANZ coughs up $19 mln to settle rural interest rate swap case with Commerce Commission; Commission still talking to ASB & Westpac; ANZ also agrees enforceable undertakings with FMA

FMA received 5 complaints about General Equity

Regulator says 5 overseas complaints received about NZ registered building society, US complainant also turned to FBI

'General Equity house' for sale

NZ registered building society the FMA advised giving a wide berth to, looking to sell its Auckland office

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Westpac's 18-month mortgage special; Cullen funds growing rapidly; FMA a respected regulator; Countdown cleared of bullying; Harbour on China