Geoff Bascand

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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3rd Jul 19, 1:10pm
Independent review finds the RBNZ had concerns about CBL Insurance's solvency from the time it was licensed, but never intervened with any real force; Says the regulator should've deterred the company's parent from floating on the stock exchange
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Independent review finds the RBNZ had concerns about CBL Insurance's solvency from the time it was licensed, but never intervened with any real force; Says the regulator should've deterred the company's parent from floating on the stock exchange
3rd Jul 19, 1:10pm
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
27th Jun 19, 7:32am
Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand signals shift in Reserve Bank regulatory approach to a more pro-active, more intensive and more intrusive one after recent shortcomings emerged at banks and insurers
Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand signals shift in Reserve Bank regulatory approach to a more pro-active, more intensive and more intrusive one after recent shortcomings emerged at banks and insurers
27th Jun 19, 7:32am
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
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20th May 19, 2:18pm
RBNZ to use external experts and focus groups in next phases of the biggest review of NZ bank capital requirements ever undertaken
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RBNZ to use external experts and focus groups in next phases of the biggest review of NZ bank capital requirements ever undertaken
20th May 19, 2:18pm
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17th May 19, 1:18pm
RBNZ revokes ANZ NZ's accreditation to model its own capital requirements due to 'persistent failure' in its controls and attestation, bank must increase minimum capital for operational risk by 60% to $760m
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RBNZ revokes ANZ NZ's accreditation to model its own capital requirements due to 'persistent failure' in its controls and attestation, bank must increase minimum capital for operational risk by 60% to $760m
17th May 19, 1:18pm
16th May 19, 10:00am
by Guest
Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
16th May 19, 10:00am
11th May 19, 9:46am
Business lobby group BusinessNZ is dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals yet NZ owned banks argue they would bolster their competitive position vs their big Aussie owned rivals. So why the disconnect?
Business lobby group BusinessNZ is dismissive of the RBNZ's bank capital proposals yet NZ owned banks argue they would bolster their competitive position vs their big Aussie owned rivals. So why the disconnect?
11th May 19, 9:46am
30th Apr 19, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements could be good for both NZ banking competition and NZ taxpayers
Gareth Vaughan argues the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements could be good for both NZ banking competition and NZ taxpayers
30th Apr 19, 5:00am
16th Apr 19, 4:45pm
Reserve Bank allows an extra two weeks for submissions on its proposals to increase bank capital requirements
Reserve Bank allows an extra two weeks for submissions on its proposals to increase bank capital requirements
16th Apr 19, 4:45pm
12th Mar 19, 5:00am
Government warned of big bank backlash in wake of surprise Reserve Bank capital proposals going above international norm
Government warned of big bank backlash in wake of surprise Reserve Bank capital proposals going above international norm
12th Mar 19, 5:00am
1st Mar 19, 10:05am
UBS analysts suggest Aussie banks' response to RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital will have economic impact on NZ 'larger than assumed by the RBNZ'
UBS analysts suggest Aussie banks' response to RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital will have economic impact on NZ 'larger than assumed by the RBNZ'
1st Mar 19, 10:05am
27th Feb 19, 4:07pm
Gareth Vaughan says NZ's 4 Aussie owned banks may have a hard row to hoe in getting the RBNZ's proposals for them to hold significantly more capital rolled back
Gareth Vaughan says NZ's 4 Aussie owned banks may have a hard row to hoe in getting the RBNZ's proposals for them to hold significantly more capital rolled back
27th Feb 19, 4:07pm
26th Feb 19, 12:38pm
RBNZ digs its heels in on proposals to increase bank capital, Deputy Governor says RBNZ wants to reduce extent to which banks have been allowed to operate closer to the edge than other businesses
RBNZ digs its heels in on proposals to increase bank capital, Deputy Governor says RBNZ wants to reduce extent to which banks have been allowed to operate closer to the edge than other businesses
26th Feb 19, 12:38pm

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