Ministry of Justice

27th May 20, 9:24am
Outcome of international assessment of NZ's efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing delayed until 2021 thanks to COVID-19 pandemic
Outcome of international assessment of NZ's efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing delayed until 2021 thanks to COVID-19 pandemic
27th May 20, 9:24am
18th Mar 19, 4:02pm
Regulating online hate speech and violence in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks; What does the law say and what more can be done?
Regulating online hate speech and violence in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks; What does the law say and what more can be done?
18th Mar 19, 4:02pm
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
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Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
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Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
24th Jul 18, 5:08pm
Government launches campaign to keep public in the loop as lawyers, accountants and real estate agents need to start complying with anti-money laundering rules
Government launches campaign to keep public in the loop as lawyers, accountants and real estate agents need to start complying with anti-money laundering rules
24th Jul 18, 5:08pm
26th Apr 17, 9:22am
Banks want a section from the controversial USA PATRIOT Act added to NZ's Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Banks want a section from the controversial USA PATRIOT Act added to NZ's Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
26th Apr 17, 9:22am
15th Mar 17, 6:02am
Justice Minister Amy Adams says estimated compliance costs of extending anti-money laundering net have fallen by as much as half to between $800 mln and $1.1 bln
Justice Minister Amy Adams says estimated compliance costs of extending anti-money laundering net have fallen by as much as half to between $800 mln and $1.1 bln
15th Mar 17, 6:02am
23rd 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
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
23rd Feb 17, 11:05am
14th Feb 17, 7:00am
Lawyers continue to balk at the Government's plans to drag them into compliance with anti-money laundering laws
Lawyers continue to balk at the Government's plans to drag them into compliance with anti-money laundering laws
14th Feb 17, 7:00am
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13th 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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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
13th Dec 16, 11:17am
5th Dec 16, 2:47pm
RBNZ's Grant Spencer says Australian-style single, super AML regulatory model 'ultimately may be a good solution' for New Zealand
RBNZ's Grant Spencer says Australian-style single, super AML regulatory model 'ultimately may be a good solution' for New Zealand
5th Dec 16, 2:47pm
2nd 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
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
2nd Nov 16, 5:17pm
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1st 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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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
1st Nov 16, 12:46pm
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1st Nov 16, 5:02am
Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
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Chapman Tripp, Bell Gully call for a single anti-money laundering supervisor similar to AUSTRAC in Australia
1st Nov 16, 5:02am
29th Sep 16, 5:02am
Real Estate Agents Authority argues any person or business carrying out activity involving real estate agency work should be subject to anti-money laundering laws
Real Estate Agents Authority argues any person or business carrying out activity involving real estate agency work should be subject to anti-money laundering laws
29th Sep 16, 5:02am
13th Sep 16, 11:41am
PM says wary of policy action that could cause catastrophic slump in housing market; points to Australia; says Govt must protect home owners' equity; also wary of 2nd round of Anti Money Laundering controls as may increase agent/lawyer costs
PM says wary of policy action that could cause catastrophic slump in housing market; points to Australia; says Govt must protect home owners' equity; also wary of 2nd round of Anti Money Laundering controls as may increase agent/lawyer costs
13th Sep 16, 11:41am
26th Aug 16, 10:49am
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Chapman Tripp says proposed changes to the AML/CFT Act could significantly increase the level of reporting, monitoring & compliance required by financial institutions
Chapman Tripp says proposed changes to the AML/CFT Act could significantly increase the level of reporting, monitoring & compliance required by financial institutions
26th Aug 16, 10:49am
25th Aug 16, 10:10am
Accountants more cautious than lawyers and real estate agents about being drawn into the AML/CFT Act
Accountants more cautious than lawyers and real estate agents about being drawn into the AML/CFT Act
25th Aug 16, 10:10am
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24th 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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Strewth mate! Why New Zealand should embark down the Australian anti-money laundering regulatory path rather than the British one
24th Aug 16, 5:03am
23rd Aug 16, 5:03am
Ministry of Justice non-committal on who will supervise newcomers to Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Ministry of Justice non-committal on who will supervise newcomers to Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
23rd Aug 16, 5:03am
21st Jun 16, 7:27am
Much work and key decisions still ahead as government looks to roll out phase 2 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Much work and key decisions still ahead as government looks to roll out phase 2 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
21st Jun 16, 7:27am
31st May 16, 2:37pm
Justice Minister confirms Govt accelerating 2nd round of Anti Money Laundering rules to include real estate agents, solicitors and lawyers by mid 2017; move follows Panama Papers publicity
Justice Minister confirms Govt accelerating 2nd round of Anti Money Laundering rules to include real estate agents, solicitors and lawyers by mid 2017; move follows Panama Papers publicity
31st May 16, 2:37pm
9th May 16, 7:25pm
PM says Government to accelerate introduction of second round of Anti-Money Laundering rules to include solicitors, accountants and real estate agents after Panama Papers; Dunne concerned about reputational damage to NZ from tax haven talk
PM says Government to accelerate introduction of second round of Anti-Money Laundering rules to include solicitors, accountants and real estate agents after Panama Papers; Dunne concerned about reputational damage to NZ from tax haven talk
9th May 16, 7:25pm
1st Feb 16, 5:02am
Plugging the anti-money laundering loophole should be the key plank of combating misuse of the Financial Service Providers Register
Plugging the anti-money laundering loophole should be the key plank of combating misuse of the Financial Service Providers Register
1st Feb 16, 5:02am
3rd Dec 15, 5:02am
The Government's finally showing a willingness to stamp out abuse of our FSPR but appears unsure of quite how to do it
The Government's finally showing a willingness to stamp out abuse of our FSPR but appears unsure of quite how to do it
3rd Dec 15, 5:02am

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