Companies Office

26th Nov 19, 8:00am
Gareth Vaughan details the curious situation of companies kicked off NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register effectively because they're deemed to be bringing NZ's reputation into disrepute overseas, being allowed to remain as registered NZ companies
Gareth Vaughan details the curious situation of companies kicked off NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register effectively because they're deemed to be bringing NZ's reputation into disrepute overseas, being allowed to remain as registered NZ companies
26th Nov 19, 8:00am
7th Nov 19, 12:16pm
Why a company with one employee in NZ providing foreign exchange services via an online platform licenced by a Bahamas company and operated from a Hong Kong server was unable to overturn an FMA decision to kick it off NZ's FSPR
Why a company with one employee in NZ providing foreign exchange services via an online platform licenced by a Bahamas company and operated from a Hong Kong server was unable to overturn an FMA decision to kick it off NZ's FSPR
7th Nov 19, 12:16pm
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4th Nov 19, 11:59am
FXBTG Financial Limited, the subject of a March interest.co.nz article, fails to have FMA directed removal from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register overturned in court
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FXBTG Financial Limited, the subject of a March interest.co.nz article, fails to have FMA directed removal from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register overturned in court
4th Nov 19, 11:59am
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20th Sep 19, 11:18am
NZ's Blue Isle Markets Ltd named as a defendant in US SEC case alleging tens of millions of dollars in investor losses, some of which was used to fund a luxurious lifestyle for defendants 
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NZ's Blue Isle Markets Ltd named as a defendant in US SEC case alleging tens of millions of dollars in investor losses, some of which was used to fund a luxurious lifestyle for defendants 
20th Sep 19, 11:18am
23rd Jul 19, 1:24pm
Former foreign exchange broker pleads guilty to fraud charges in SFO case following the collapse of Forex Brokers Limited  
Former foreign exchange broker pleads guilty to fraud charges in SFO case following the collapse of Forex Brokers Limited  
23rd Jul 19, 1:24pm
25th Apr 19, 9:31am
Security Placements Holding, a media shy unlicensed New Zealand registered provider of online derivatives services, set to be caught by changes to the Financial Service Providers' Register
Security Placements Holding, a media shy unlicensed New Zealand registered provider of online derivatives services, set to be caught by changes to the Financial Service Providers' Register
25th Apr 19, 9:31am
13th Mar 19, 7:22am
FXBTG Financial chases its dream 'indomitably' from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register as at least 3 overseas regulators issue warnings
FXBTG Financial chases its dream 'indomitably' from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register as at least 3 overseas regulators issue warnings
13th Mar 19, 7:22am
5th Mar 19, 5:00am
A resurrection; How Etana Custody Ltd, a company whose CEO & major shareholder has never been to New Zealand, got kicked off NZ's financial service providers' register and then got itself back on
A resurrection; How Etana Custody Ltd, a company whose CEO & major shareholder has never been to New Zealand, got kicked off NZ's financial service providers' register and then got itself back on
5th Mar 19, 5:00am
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21st Feb 19, 5:00am
NZ companies, financial service providers and internet domain names embroiled in alleged crime wave at the centre of an extradition battle between the USA and Russia over Russian Alexander Vinnik
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NZ companies, financial service providers and internet domain names embroiled in alleged crime wave at the centre of an extradition battle between the USA and Russia over Russian Alexander Vinnik
21st Feb 19, 5:00am
15th Feb 19, 7:45am
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
15th Feb 19, 7:45am
6th 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 
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 
6th Dec 18, 5:00am
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3rd 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
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Ponzi scheme operator Lance Ryan gets seven years & six months jail for 'cynically manipulating vulnerable & trusting investors' plus deceiving the FMA & Companies Office
3rd Jul 18, 1:53pm
25th 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
Government pushes for beneficial ownership register for NZ companies & limited partnerships to stop 'erosion' of New Zealand as a good place for honest business
25th Jun 18, 4:55pm
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20th 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
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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
20th Jun 18, 5:06pm
14th 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
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
14th Jun 18, 4:39pm
1st 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
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
1st May 18, 9:46am
16th 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
Director with interim name suppression says company they represented is outside the jurisdiction of NZ law in case taken by the FMA
16th Apr 18, 4:07pm
8th Mar 18, 12:00pm
French fraudster Fabien Gaglio, a homeless man in Latvia, the infamous Geoffrey Taylor & New Zealand shell companies
French fraudster Fabien Gaglio, a homeless man in Latvia, the infamous Geoffrey Taylor & New Zealand shell companies
8th Mar 18, 12:00pm
24th 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
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
24th Feb 18, 7:38am
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19th 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
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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
19th Feb 18, 5:08pm

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