FATF

24 Oct 18, 2:38pm
Ron Pol reflects on effectiveness issues revealed by the UK’s leaked AML/CFT evaluation & shares new visualisations of the ratings methodology that will be used to assess NZ’s regime
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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
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24 May 18, 10:36am
Ron Pol details his research revealing that anti-money laundering rules are almost completely ineffective
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14 Apr 18, 9:32am
Gareth Vaughan looks at MBIE's latest plans to clean up NZ's problematic Financial Service Providers' Register & reiterates his earlier call for the Government to abolish it
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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
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4 Aug 17, 5:02am
MBIE striving to diagnose whether a problem exists due to a lack of transparency on company and trust beneficial ownership
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21 Mar 17, 1:46pm
The global ABC of where New Zealand's Financial Service Providers Register has been wrecking our reputation
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23 Feb 17, 11:05am
Shifting NZ's anti-money laundering focus to an outcomes oriented one and away from a box ticking approach would boost ability to detect, prosecute & prevent serious crime, expert says
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22 Dec 16, 8:06am
IMF and FSB warn anti-money laundering rules need tweaking so the Pacific Islands aren't shut out of the global banking system and the integrity of the world's financial system isn't put at risk
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13 Dec 16, 11:17am
Govt to stick with 3 anti-money laundering supervisors as it moves to drag real estate agents, lawyers, accountants and others into the anti-money laundering net
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9 Dec 16, 9:30am
Financial Markets Authority to step up anti-money laundering monitoring in 2017 & offer training in partnership with the Police Financial Intelligence Unit
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30 Nov 16, 5:25pm
Michael Field takes a look at the new offering from a key player involved in the famous saga of a NZ company that was at the centre of a North Korean arms smuggling operation
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3 Nov 16, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan argues the Government should stop tinkering with the Financial Service Providers Register and simply abolish it
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2 Nov 16, 5:17pm
Justifying delay of new bill, Justice Minister warns extending Anti-Money Laundering regime to real estate agents, accountants and lawyers could cost home owners NZ$1.6 bln over 10 yrs; Labour accuses Govt of going soft on policing dirty money from China
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1 Nov 16, 12:46pm
Justice Minister denies that lobbying from real estate agents has delayed round 2 of anti-money-laundering reforms; says still on track for passing of legislation by mid-2017; but backs off earlier aim to introduce legislation in 2016
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24 Aug 16, 5:03am
Strewth mate! Why New Zealand should embark down the Australian anti-money laundering regulatory path rather than the British one
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23 Aug 16, 5:03am
Ministry of Justice non-committal on who will supervise newcomers to Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
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26 Jul 16, 5:02am
CEO Rob Everett says the FMA would prefer to be rid of the Financial Service Providers Register, but is hopeful MBIE's planned tougher registration rules will help with oversight
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13 Jul 16, 3:13pm
Commerce Minister Paul Goldsmith says Financial Service Providers Register to stay, but those on it must have a 'strong connection' to New Zealand
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11 Jul 16, 12:02pm
Lawyers warn our regulators are upping the ante in their fight against money launderers and terrorists, as a big review of our AML/CFT regime looms and the issue gets more media scrutiny
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