Geoff Bascand

18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
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16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
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Deputy RBNZ Governor Geoff Bascand: The RBNZ isn't willing to take on the 'additional risk' of going into negative OCR territory; Banks are well-funded for now but future uncertain
16th Mar 20, 3:14pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
RBNZ defers start date of new bank capital rules by a year, giving banks headroom to lend around $47 billion more than would otherwise have been the case
16th Mar 20, 9:20am
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
Bank bosses divided ahead of key industry workshop on whether new redeemable perpetual preference shares will be fit for retail investors
27th Feb 20, 9:21am
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
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12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
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Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
10th Dec 19, 7:44am
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
10th Dec 19, 7:44am
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5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
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Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
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28th Nov 19, 1:59pm
Reserve Bank wants insurers' solvency buffers hiked by a yet-to-be-determined amount; Voices concern over 'material' impact low interest rates are having on life insurers in particular
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Reserve Bank wants insurers' solvency buffers hiked by a yet-to-be-determined amount; Voices concern over 'material' impact low interest rates are having on life insurers in particular
28th Nov 19, 1:59pm
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
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20th Nov 19, 2:04pm
Australian anti-money laundering regulator alleges more than 23 million contraventions of the law by Westpac Banking Corporation with the RBNZ 'looking closely' for any relevance to Westpac NZ
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Australian anti-money laundering regulator alleges more than 23 million contraventions of the law by Westpac Banking Corporation with the RBNZ 'looking closely' for any relevance to Westpac NZ
20th Nov 19, 2:04pm
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19th Nov 19, 3:47pm
RBNZ increases its supervisory monitoring of BNZ and applies a 'precautionary' $250 mln increase to its regulatory capital requirements following the identification of weaknesses in BNZ’s capital calculation processes
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RBNZ increases its supervisory monitoring of BNZ and applies a 'precautionary' $250 mln increase to its regulatory capital requirements following the identification of weaknesses in BNZ’s capital calculation processes
19th Nov 19, 3:47pm
3rd Oct 19, 9:22am
With the countdown to the announcement of final decisions in the RBNZ's broadest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements underway, Gareth Vaughan looks at some key issues
With the countdown to the announcement of final decisions in the RBNZ's broadest ever review of banks' regulatory capital requirements underway, Gareth Vaughan looks at some key issues
3rd Oct 19, 9:22am
1st Oct 19, 2:48pm
Directors say it is 'clear' that additional financial resources will be required for the Reserve Bank in the future
Directors say it is 'clear' that additional financial resources will be required for the Reserve Bank in the future
1st Oct 19, 2:48pm
1st Oct 19, 10:00am
RBNZ's external experts reviewing its bank capital proposals suggest changes to countercyclical capital buffers, retaining Tier 2 capital, and reforms to bank executive compensation schemes
RBNZ's external experts reviewing its bank capital proposals suggest changes to countercyclical capital buffers, retaining Tier 2 capital, and reforms to bank executive compensation schemes
1st Oct 19, 10:00am
19th Jul 19, 9:46am
The RBNZ defends its decision to block the sale of AMP Life, revealing the wannabe buyer only lodged an application with it 8 months after the proposed deal was announced 
The RBNZ defends its decision to block the sale of AMP Life, revealing the wannabe buyer only lodged an application with it 8 months after the proposed deal was announced 
19th Jul 19, 9:46am
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15th Jul 19, 11:34am
AMP share price hits rock bottom on news A$3.3 billion sale of AMP Life 'highly unlikely to proceed' due to RBNZ's disapproval 
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AMP share price hits rock bottom on news A$3.3 billion sale of AMP Life 'highly unlikely to proceed' due to RBNZ's disapproval 
15th Jul 19, 11:34am
10th Jul 19, 9:23am
RBNZ Act review consultation paper says there has been a 'material risk' to the financial system from some of NZ's big banks failing to fully comply with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy
RBNZ Act review consultation paper says there has been a 'material risk' to the financial system from some of NZ's big banks failing to fully comply with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy
10th Jul 19, 9:23am

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