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Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
21st Apr 22, 3:13pm
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
More than 13,000 residence visas and 32,600 work visas approved in March, but student visa numbers bouncing along the bottom
19th Apr 22, 2:24pm
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More than 13,000 residence visas and 32,600 work visas approved in March, but student visa numbers bouncing along the bottom
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
8th Apr 22, 9:38am
MBIE highlights where it sees lenders' interpretation and implementation of credit contracts and consumer finance regulations as too onerous and restrictive
The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
6th Apr 22, 2:02pm
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The global anti-money laundering watchdog suggested NZ consider developing a register of trusts. But even as it bolsters beneficial ownership information on companies & limited partnerships the government isn't taking this advice. Why?
Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
24th Mar 22, 12:01pm
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Gareth Vaughan analyses the government's push to bolster transparency on the beneficial ownership of NZ companies, discovering lessons from the UK approach
After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
22nd Mar 22, 8:00am
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After lengthy delay government moves to beef up oversight of the true owners of NZ companies & limited partnerships, but not trusts
Government cuts petrol excise duty and road user charges, and halves public transport fares for three months; ANZ economists see this cooling inflation a touch
14th Mar 22, 6:03pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Government cuts petrol excise duty and road user charges, and halves public transport fares for three months; ANZ economists see this cooling inflation a touch
Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
11th Mar 22, 4:36pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Opinion divided over how much more easily borrowers will be able to access credit under proposed changes to the CCCFA
David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
11th Mar 22, 6:55am
by admin
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David Clark unveils changes to responsible lending rules aimed at curbing unintended consequences of the Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act
Government looking at enacting Building Societies Act changes later this year to stop New Zealand registered building societies from operating overseas
7th Mar 22, 2:24pm
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Government looking at enacting Building Societies Act changes later this year to stop New Zealand registered building societies from operating overseas
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
25th Feb 22, 10:44am
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Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
23rd Feb 22, 11:50am
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Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
Almost 11,000 residence visas were approved in January
23rd Feb 22, 9:29am
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Almost 11,000 residence visas were approved in January
Hundreds of thousands of essential workers eligible to return to work quickly if they're a close contact of a Covid-19 case
15th Feb 22, 3:34pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Hundreds of thousands of essential workers eligible to return to work quickly if they're a close contact of a Covid-19 case
Minimum wage to rise by 6% - in line with inflation, but not a large enough jump to reach the living wage; MBIE and business lobby fear Covid-affected businesses will struggle
11th Feb 22, 11:40am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Minimum wage to rise by 6% - in line with inflation, but not a large enough jump to reach the living wage; MBIE and business lobby fear Covid-affected businesses will struggle
Essential services need to register with government so workers can get isolation exemptions if they're close contacts of Covid-19 cases
10th Feb 22, 10:40am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
Essential services need to register with government so workers can get isolation exemptions if they're close contacts of Covid-19 cases
Trustee of NZ foreign trust turns to the High Court in attempt to recover more than $2.3 million from Vivier and Company
9th Feb 22, 5:04pm
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Trustee of NZ foreign trust turns to the High Court in attempt to recover more than $2.3 million from Vivier and Company
BNPL now a common financial tangle for clients of financial mentors, who feel regulation is required to avoid 'bottom of the cliff' scenarios
5th Feb 22, 9:15am
by Toby Allen
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BNPL now a common financial tangle for clients of financial mentors, who feel regulation is required to avoid 'bottom of the cliff' scenarios
Anna Rawlings, chairperson of the Commerce Commission, to step down later this year - search for new chair to begin shortly
4th Feb 22, 11:48am
by Toby Allen
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Anna Rawlings, chairperson of the Commerce Commission, to step down later this year - search for new chair to begin shortly
MBIE review of new lending rules to report back by April; David Clark suggests impact of CCCFA changes may be exaggerated because some banks weren't complying with the old rules
31st Jan 22, 11:27pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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MBIE review of new lending rules to report back by April; David Clark suggests impact of CCCFA changes may be exaggerated because some banks weren't complying with the old rules
Petrol prices tipped to hit $3.00/litre, but a few things would need to happen under the hood before we get there
25th Jan 22, 4:06pm
by Toby Allen
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Petrol prices tipped to hit $3.00/litre, but a few things would need to happen under the hood before we get there
Get your business prepared for Omicron in the community by reducing the risk of COVID-19 infections in your workplace and planning for potential staff shortages and supply chain issues
22nd Jan 22, 9:00am
by admin
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Get your business prepared for Omicron in the community by reducing the risk of COVID-19 infections in your workplace and planning for potential staff shortages and supply chain issues
Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
16th Dec 21, 5:00am
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Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
Morningstar says by focusing heavily on fees, the Government's review of KiwiSaver default fund providers didn't try to attract the funds performing best over the long-term
15th Dec 21, 11:22am
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Morningstar says by focusing heavily on fees, the Government's review of KiwiSaver default fund providers didn't try to attract the funds performing best over the long-term
Government guidelines published to help employers decide whether to require staff to be vaccinated; App to check vaccine certificates ready to go
23rd Nov 21, 12:17pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
Government guidelines published to help employers decide whether to require staff to be vaccinated; App to check vaccine certificates ready to go