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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?
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?
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
21st Nov 21, 6:16pm
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
Government consultation paper floats three options for addressing financial hardship caused by the buy now, pay later sector
9th Nov 21, 6:35pm
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Government consultation paper floats three options for addressing financial hardship caused by the buy now, pay later sector
It's time New Zealand's bureaucrats and politicians took responsibility for enabling car crashes caused by their issuing of financial services drivers licences for use anywhere in the world except NZ
19th Oct 21, 6:01pm
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It's time New Zealand's bureaucrats and politicians took responsibility for enabling car crashes caused by their issuing of financial services drivers licences for use anywhere in the world except NZ
Transparency International calls for an end to the ability for the ultimate owners of NZ foreign trusts to avoid tax and financial transparency obligations in their home countries
14th Oct 21, 7:43am
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Transparency International calls for an end to the ability for the ultimate owners of NZ foreign trusts to avoid tax and financial transparency obligations in their home countries
A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
3rd Oct 21, 6:00am
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A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
30th Sep 21, 5:00pm
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Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says buy now, pay later networks could be regulated in push to reduce costs for merchants and consumers
25th Sep 21, 9:41am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says buy now, pay later networks could be regulated in push to reduce costs for merchants and consumers
Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
10th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
Local wheat farmers suspect buyer consolidation is pushing local arable farmers away from growing wheat for bread-making, with the few remaining buyers helping Australia bolster their volumes hurt by a China freeze-out
6th Aug 21, 12:01pm
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Local wheat farmers suspect buyer consolidation is pushing local arable farmers away from growing wheat for bread-making, with the few remaining buyers helping Australia bolster their volumes hurt by a China freeze-out
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government will establish a consumer data right to boost consumer choice
6th Jul 21, 9:27am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government will establish a consumer data right to boost consumer choice
Concerned about any consumer harm from buy now, pay later services, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government to consult on possible regulation
9th Jun 21, 9:15am
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Concerned about any consumer harm from buy now, pay later services, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government to consult on possible regulation
Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
16th May 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
15th May 21, 5:00am
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A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
The Government details the Commerce Commission's proposed powers to regulate merchant service fees in a 'future-proofed' regulatory regime
13th May 21, 7:36am
The Government details the Commerce Commission's proposed powers to regulate merchant service fees in a 'future-proofed' regulatory regime
Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
12th May 21, 9:05am
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Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark happy to leave serious allegations about NZ company Vivier, stretching over years, to MBIE's complaints process
12th Apr 21, 2:27pm
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark happy to leave serious allegations about NZ company Vivier, stretching over years, to MBIE's complaints process
NZ's Vivier & Company, allegedly run by a convicted British fraudster, is accused by a NZ foreign trust of failing to provide insurance and pay interest on $4m of deposits. So what was the point of the FMA's action against Vivier 5 years ago?
1st Apr 21, 12:03pm
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NZ's Vivier & Company, allegedly run by a convicted British fraudster, is accused by a NZ foreign trust of failing to provide insurance and pay interest on $4m of deposits. So what was the point of the FMA's action against Vivier 5 years ago?
Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
4th Mar 21, 10:41am
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Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
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Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
24th Jan 21, 6:31am
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Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
Having advocated for it earlier this year, Gareth Vaughan is encouraged to see the Government proposing merchant service fee regulation, but calls for bolder action
12th Dec 20, 9:16am
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Having advocated for it earlier this year, Gareth Vaughan is encouraged to see the Government proposing merchant service fee regulation, but calls for bolder action
Government outlines wide ranging merchant service fee regulation proposals including 'hard caps' on interchange fees
10th Dec 20, 12:08pm
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Government outlines wide ranging merchant service fee regulation proposals including 'hard caps' on interchange fees
Government extends business debt hibernation scheme for 10 months, despite the wage subsidy and other support measures only seeing 15 firms use the relief in full
1st Dec 20, 6:40am
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Government extends business debt hibernation scheme for 10 months, despite the wage subsidy and other support measures only seeing 15 firms use the relief in full
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments