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The RBNZ eyes May launch for its bank dashboard disclosure regime with previously hostile banks now 'looking forward' to working with their regulator 'on the practical detail'
27th Sep 17, 4:02pm
The RBNZ eyes May launch for its bank dashboard disclosure regime with previously hostile banks now 'looking forward' to working with their regulator 'on the practical detail'
As Macquarie spruiks an open banking platform allowing customers to move their business in Australia, we gauge where NZ's big banks and key regulators stand on the open banking concept
19th Sep 17, 11:00am
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As Macquarie spruiks an open banking platform allowing customers to move their business in Australia, we gauge where NZ's big banks and key regulators stand on the open banking concept
Bank lobby group opposes debt-to-income ratio macro-prudential tool and suggests the RBNZ should look at a serviceability interest rate instead
30th Aug 17, 6:42am
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Bank lobby group opposes debt-to-income ratio macro-prudential tool and suggests the RBNZ should look at a serviceability interest rate instead
Government includes banks' and insurers' regulatory capital within OECD inspired crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies
4th Aug 17, 1:53pm
Government includes banks' and insurers' regulatory capital within OECD inspired crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies
Grant Spencer reinforces RBNZ's tough messages for the big four banks in its capital adequacy review, says dashboard disclosure to go live early in 2018
3rd Aug 17, 9:38am
Grant Spencer reinforces RBNZ's tough messages for the big four banks in its capital adequacy review, says dashboard disclosure to go live early in 2018
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister dubs FMA's plan to fast-track the legalisation of robo-advice 'quite edgy' despite only learning what Blockchain is 6 weeks ago
31st Jul 17, 3:30pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister dubs FMA's plan to fast-track the legalisation of robo-advice 'quite edgy' despite only learning what Blockchain is 6 weeks ago
How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
31st Jul 17, 12:05pm
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How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
RBNZ puts boot into banks' contingent debt capital, or CoCos, airs concerns about banks taking regulatory arbitrage opportunities and tax benefits, cites a disproportionate call on prudential resources
19th Jul 17, 11:45am
RBNZ puts boot into banks' contingent debt capital, or CoCos, airs concerns about banks taking regulatory arbitrage opportunities and tax benefits, cites a disproportionate call on prudential resources
Gareth Vaughan questions whether banks are opportunistically trying it on in their response to the RBNZ's review of their capital adequacy requirements
10th Jul 17, 11:13am
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Gareth Vaughan questions whether banks are opportunistically trying it on in their response to the RBNZ's review of their capital adequacy requirements
NZBA tells RBNZ to consider the macroeconomic costs of higher capital & demands certainty that capital instruments on issue still meet requirements in its opening salvo on the RBNZ's capital review
7th Jul 17, 4:31pm
NZBA tells RBNZ to consider the macroeconomic costs of higher capital & demands certainty that capital instruments on issue still meet requirements in its opening salvo on the RBNZ's capital review
The banking industry is seeking the public's views on its proposed new, dramatically thinned down, Code of Banking Practice. But is the new Code too vague?
21st Jun 17, 5:02am
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The banking industry is seeking the public's views on its proposed new, dramatically thinned down, Code of Banking Practice. But is the new Code too vague?
KiwiSaver providers will soon be made to start disclosing their members' projected retirement savings and incomes; Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister announces rule despite banks issuing warnings over move
8th Jun 17, 7:40am
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KiwiSaver providers will soon be made to start disclosing their members' projected retirement savings and incomes; Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister announces rule despite banks issuing warnings over move
Founder of the world's second largest digital currency urges regulators to get banks to stop blanket de-risking; RBNZ ‘generally comfortable’ with banks’ approaches to cryptocurrency
12th May 17, 11:14am
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Founder of the world's second largest digital currency urges regulators to get banks to stop blanket de-risking; RBNZ ‘generally comfortable’ with banks’ approaches to cryptocurrency
Bank workers union offers to work alongside ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac NZ to implement culture change to a customer service first approach from a sales first approach in retail banking
27th Apr 17, 10:47am
Bank workers union offers to work alongside ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac NZ to implement culture change to a customer service first approach from a sales first approach in retail banking
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
Banks want a section from the controversial USA PATRIOT Act added to NZ's Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
Major Aussie banks move quickly to act on recommendations they change how they pay retail banking staff, NZ banks 'support customer first obligations'
20th Apr 17, 9:36am
Major Aussie banks move quickly to act on recommendations they change how they pay retail banking staff, NZ banks 'support customer first obligations'
'NZ very different to Australia' mortgage brokers' lobby group argues as ASIC eyes major changes after reviewing mortgage broker remuneration
27th Mar 17, 6:49am
'NZ very different to Australia' mortgage brokers' lobby group argues as ASIC eyes major changes after reviewing mortgage broker remuneration
FMA criticised for compromising quality by trying to increase the quantity of KiwiSaver advice on offer
8th Mar 17, 7:38am
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FMA criticised for compromising quality by trying to increase the quantity of KiwiSaver advice on offer
Revenue Minister Judith Collins says government yet to decide whether bank capital will be included in the crackdown on corporates' use of hybrid mismatches
6th Mar 17, 10:33am
Revenue Minister Judith Collins says government yet to decide whether bank capital will be included in the crackdown on corporates' use of hybrid mismatches
NZBA offers range of 'proactive and voluntary measures' as an alternative to potential government regulation of retail payments systems
7th Feb 17, 4:50pm
NZBA offers range of 'proactive and voluntary measures' as an alternative to potential government regulation of retail payments systems
Bank lobby group airs concerns for bank funding stemming from government's trust law reform, calls for public information campaign
26th Jan 17, 4:05pm
Bank lobby group airs concerns for bank funding stemming from government's trust law reform, calls for public information campaign
Builders call for banks to stop stifling innovation and rethink rules that prevent first home buyers from getting mortgages to build prefab houses 
18th Jan 17, 1:58pm
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Builders call for banks to stop stifling innovation and rethink rules that prevent first home buyers from getting mortgages to build prefab houses 
Bank lobby group says 'no thanks' to RBNZ's dashboard disclosure proposal, arguing it presents new, complex & potentially irresolvable issues
19th Dec 16, 5:02am
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Bank lobby group says 'no thanks' to RBNZ's dashboard disclosure proposal, arguing it presents new, complex & potentially irresolvable issues
The Bankers Association has strongly disagreed with MBIE's proposed fix for a contentious rule that leaves banks open to substantial repayments to borrowers in certain circumstances
15th Dec 16, 3:58pm
The Bankers Association has strongly disagreed with MBIE's proposed fix for a contentious rule that leaves banks open to substantial repayments to borrowers in certain circumstances
Goldsmith takes pity on banks for having to invest $1 million on IT upgrades needed to disclose KiwiSaver members' fees in dollar terms
14th Dec 16, 7:50am
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Goldsmith takes pity on banks for having to invest $1 million on IT upgrades needed to disclose KiwiSaver members' fees in dollar terms