Companies Office

15 Feb 19, 7:45am
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
6 Dec 18, 5:00am
From North Korean gun running to El Chapo's drugs cartel; New Zealand Police have received more than 350 criminal investigation enquiries about NZ companies the notorious Taylors established 
3 Jul 18, 1:53pm
Ponzi scheme operator Lance Ryan gets seven years & six months jail for 'cynically manipulating vulnerable & trusting investors' plus deceiving the FMA & Companies Office
25 Jun 18, 4:55pm
Government pushes for beneficial ownership register for NZ companies & limited partnerships to stop 'erosion' of New Zealand as a good place for honest business
20 Jun 18, 5:06pm
New Zealand limited partnerships, in combination with Nevis limited liability companies, being peddled as 'one of the best and unique products' in the murky world of offshore finance
14 Jun 18, 4:39pm
Gareth Vaughan goes in search of a snowball on Great South Road as he continues to probe companies registered on NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register
1 May 18, 9:46am
Company with a website where access is by invitation only, that claims to both manage US$11 bln of oil & gas assets & have expertise in blockchain technology, eyes NZX IPO
16 Apr 18, 4:07pm
Director with interim name suppression says company they represented is outside the jurisdiction of NZ law in case taken by the FMA
8 Mar 18, 12:00pm
French fraudster Fabien Gaglio, a homeless man in Latvia, the infamous Geoffrey Taylor & New Zealand shell companies
24 Feb 18, 7:38am
Malaysian police arrest 3 men over alleged 1 billion ringgit (about NZ$350m) Ponzi scheme with 70,000 victims that was run through a NZ company
19 Feb 18, 5:08pm
Remember the curious case of General Equity Building Society? Well, now it's known as Pacific Eagle Capital and appears to be thumbing its nose at an FMA warning
13 Feb 18, 6:50am
International technology behemoths such as Google & Facebook are under pressure over their tax strategies, should Visa & Mastercard also be?
30 Jan 18, 12:20pm
Registrar of Companies Ross van der Schyff boots company service provider that received official AML warning, and some of its clients, off the Companies Register
23 Jan 18, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan writes to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi arguing for tougher action over the misuse of NZ companies and our FSPR
17 Dec 17, 6:02am
The misuse of NZ companies, Part III. Backdoor access via the UK - a classic cross jurisdictional regulatory arbitrage play
24 Nov 17, 5:02am
Returning to the basic concept of a company, collecting verified information, regulators focusing on policy effectiveness rather than box ticking & other ways to tackle the misuse of NZ companies
22 Nov 17, 5:32pm
Six years after then Commerce Minister Simon Power detailed extensive problems with NZ shell companies, the problem persists. So what can be done about this?
9 Oct 17, 12:06pm
New Zealand companies and NZ trust & company service provider embroiled in high level Slovakian financial scandal
22 Sep 17, 6:02am
The FMA issues warnings about NZ's troublesome Financial Service Providers Register in Chinese, Malay and Arabic & admits it's easier to get on it than be removed from it
16 Sep 17, 6:02am
Unlicensed forex and derivatives trader, Hurricanes sponsor and Bill English courter Fullerton Markets, applies to FMA for licence with uncertainty hanging over the future of its key man in NZ


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