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New Zealand's Vivier and Company comes under the spotlight of German regulator BaFin which warns Vivier is not allowed to conduct banking business in Germany
31st Jan 20, 1:52pm
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New Zealand's Vivier and Company comes under the spotlight of German regulator BaFin which warns Vivier is not allowed to conduct banking business in Germany
SFO files criminal charges related to CBL Insurance, while FMA files civil charges related to its parent, alleging inadequate market disclosures and 'misleading and deceptive' conduct
17th Dec 19, 12:26pm
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SFO files criminal charges related to CBL Insurance, while FMA files civil charges related to its parent, alleging inadequate market disclosures and 'misleading and deceptive' conduct
Former ANZ NZ chairman John Judge, who oversaw house sale to ex-CEO David Hisco's wife, says the house arrangements were a 'very typical' corporate scenario
17th Dec 19, 9:40am
Former ANZ NZ chairman John Judge, who oversaw house sale to ex-CEO David Hisco's wife, says the house arrangements were a 'very typical' corporate scenario
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
29th Nov 19, 4:13pm
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
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
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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
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff denies claim by GC Group, which the FMA says has the potential to mislead investors, that it was the exclusive title sponsor for a campaign fundraising event during his re-election campaign
21st Nov 19, 6:18am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff denies claim by GC Group, which the FMA says has the potential to mislead investors, that it was the exclusive title sponsor for a campaign fundraising event during his re-election campaign
FMA says investors may be misled about the extent to which AG Markets is regulated under New Zealand law after interest.co.nz highlights claims on the ex-NZ registered financial service provider's website
19th Nov 19, 12:22pm
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FMA says investors may be misled about the extent to which AG Markets is regulated under New Zealand law after interest.co.nz highlights claims on the ex-NZ registered financial service provider's website
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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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
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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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
Acting ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson acknowledges mistakes by the bank have contributed to a lengthy list of problems this year as it prepares to hold more capital to meet incoming RBNZ requirements
1st Nov 19, 7:14am
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Acting ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson acknowledges mistakes by the bank have contributed to a lengthy list of problems this year as it prepares to hold more capital to meet incoming RBNZ requirements
Financial Markets Authority spends nearly $3 million on external litigation costs in 2019 - $1 million more than budgeted; CEO says tripling of funding for 2020 signals it's resourced to take action
30th Oct 19, 12:15pm
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Financial Markets Authority spends nearly $3 million on external litigation costs in 2019 - $1 million more than budgeted; CEO says tripling of funding for 2020 signals it's resourced to take action
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
29th Oct 19, 11:55am
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
Gareth Vaughan details ANZ New Zealand's long list of faux pas from its annus horribilis and suggests a show of contrition from the bank's top brass would be a welcome step
26th Oct 19, 9:29am
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Gareth Vaughan details ANZ New Zealand's long list of faux pas from its annus horribilis and suggests a show of contrition from the bank's top brass would be a welcome step
CBL shareholders seek redress for failure of the $747 million company; Harbour Asset Management and Argo Investments to lead class action against former directors
18th Oct 19, 2:41pm
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CBL shareholders seek redress for failure of the $747 million company; Harbour Asset Management and Argo Investments to lead class action against former directors
Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
10th Oct 19, 5:00am
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Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
7th Oct 19, 8:01am
The Financial Markets Authority moves to establish guidelines for the 'flavour of the month' green bond market against the backdrop of growing international concerns about climate change
If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
3rd Oct 19, 1:31pm
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If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
Preparing to take on conduct licensing, the FMA appoints Clare Bolingford from its UK equivalent to the new role of Director of Banking and Insurance
2nd Oct 19, 11:52am
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Preparing to take on conduct licensing, the FMA appoints Clare Bolingford from its UK equivalent to the new role of Director of Banking and Insurance
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says he doesn't want to call a financial services royal commission but improvements to conduct and culture are needed
30th Sep 19, 8:41am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says he doesn't want to call a financial services royal commission but improvements to conduct and culture are needed
Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
27th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Competitors and regulators weigh in on Harmoney founder Neil Roberts' view that there's no viable peer-to-peer lending model in New Zealand under existing laws
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
26th Sep 19, 9:38am
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers features a high-level fair treatment standard across all retail customer related parts of their business
Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Harmoney's Neil Roberts says the P2P lender, which launched in September 2014, has been 'slowly operating a pivot and moving to lending our own money' since 2015
Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers will make them accountable for sales to consumers by contracted intermediaries & ban target-based sales incentives
25th Sep 19, 12:30pm
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Government's proposed conduct licensing regime for financial service providers will make them accountable for sales to consumers by contracted intermediaries & ban target-based sales incentives
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
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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 
Gareth Vaughan highlights the limited comments on banking in a report on growing NZ's capital markets, and probes how much healthier the equity market would look if the big 4 banks were listed
18th Sep 19, 12:54pm
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Gareth Vaughan highlights the limited comments on banking in a report on growing NZ's capital markets, and probes how much healthier the equity market would look if the big 4 banks were listed