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John Shewan

The chairman of the management company for the Fonterra Shareholders' Fund units 'expects a clear position' to be stated on the future of the fund
21st Jul 21, 4:36pm
The chairman of the management company for the Fonterra Shareholders' Fund units 'expects a clear position' to be stated on the future of the fund
MBIE striving to diagnose whether a problem exists due to a lack of transparency on company and trust beneficial ownership
4th Aug 17, 5:02am
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MBIE striving to diagnose whether a problem exists due to a lack of transparency on company and trust beneficial ownership
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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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
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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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
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
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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
Chinese bank eyes digital 'mass market' retail launch, continues lending to offshore house buyers, and sees good infrastructure and PPP opportunities
26th Jul 16, 10:33am
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Chinese bank eyes digital 'mass market' retail launch, continues lending to offshore house buyers, and sees good infrastructure and PPP opportunities
Recommendations for foreign trusts having stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details will be 'moved on quickly' by Govt
13th Jul 16, 11:48am
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Recommendations for foreign trusts having stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details will be 'moved on quickly' by Govt
Lawyers warn our regulators are upping the ante in their fight against money launderers and terrorists, as a big review of our AML/CFT regime looms and the issue gets more media scrutiny
11th Jul 16, 12:02pm
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Lawyers warn our regulators are upping the ante in their fight against money launderers and terrorists, as a big review of our AML/CFT regime looms and the issue gets more media scrutiny
Ron Pol concedes defeat and leaves parting gift of policy suggestions beyond the Shewan report
5th Jul 16, 2:00pm
by Ron Pol
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Ron Pol concedes defeat and leaves parting gift of policy suggestions beyond the Shewan report
Ron Pol cheers John Shewan's report on foreign trust disclosure, says with him exercising the nuclear option the government's choices are now stark
28th Jun 16, 10:30am
by Ron Pol
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Ron Pol cheers John Shewan's report on foreign trust disclosure, says with him exercising the nuclear option the government's choices are now stark
Shewan Inquiry into foreign trusts recommends stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details; Revenue Minister plans to stop 'excessive payments' by local units to foreign parents
27th Jun 16, 3:05pm
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Shewan Inquiry into foreign trusts recommends stronger initial registration rules and need for annual returns with distribution details; Revenue Minister plans to stop 'excessive payments' by local units to foreign parents
US$7 billion fraudster Allen Stanford, the 'outside wife', 'favourable tax laws,' and 'the legal Fort Knox of asset protection' - New Zealand foreign trusts
27th Jun 16, 8:17am
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US$7 billion fraudster Allen Stanford, the 'outside wife', 'favourable tax laws,' and 'the legal Fort Knox of asset protection' - New Zealand foreign trusts
The global footprint of shonky NZ companies, trusts, financial service providers & building societies
22nd Jun 16, 10:32am
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The global footprint of shonky NZ companies, trusts, financial service providers & building societies
What the government does not need to know about you if you're a non-resident trying to set up a NZ foreign trust or company
21st Jun 16, 11:30am
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What the government does not need to know about you if you're a non-resident trying to set up a NZ foreign trust or company
Ron Pol explores barriers and opportunities facing the Shewan ‘review’ of NZ foreign trusts
16th Jun 16, 1:38pm
by Ron Pol
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Ron Pol explores barriers and opportunities facing the Shewan ‘review’ of NZ foreign trusts
Terry Baucher argues now is a good time to address unintended consequences through a full review of the tax rules for trusts
13th Jun 16, 11:06am
Terry Baucher argues now is a good time to address unintended consequences through a full review of the tax rules for trusts
Nelson's stock exchange, 'a big Ponzi scheme,' and other tales from John Key's offshore financial services centre
27th May 16, 1:15pm
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Nelson's stock exchange, 'a big Ponzi scheme,' and other tales from John Key's offshore financial services centre
Gareth Vaughan argues PM John Key is failing in his role as promoter and custodian of NZ's international standing and reputation over the Panama Papers
10th May 16, 8:21am
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Gareth Vaughan argues PM John Key is failing in his role as promoter and custodian of NZ's international standing and reputation over the Panama Papers
Transparency International NZ says the Government's foreign trust inquiry fails to address fundamental issues
5th May 16, 12:24pm
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Transparency International NZ says the Government's foreign trust inquiry fails to address fundamental issues
Documents show John Key's personal lawyer successfully lobbied him and Revenue Minister Todd McClay to stop IRD review of Foreign Trust regime, despite IRD concerns Foreign Trusts may hurt NZ's reputation
28th Apr 16, 7:21pm
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Documents show John Key's personal lawyer successfully lobbied him and Revenue Minister Todd McClay to stop IRD review of Foreign Trust regime, despite IRD concerns Foreign Trusts may hurt NZ's reputation
Super Fund stands by its call to channel nearly 6% of its investments through 'tax neutral' countries; Green Party questions its ethics
22nd Apr 16, 9:02am
Super Fund stands by its call to channel nearly 6% of its investments through 'tax neutral' countries; Green Party questions its ethics
PM's foreign trusts expert 'advised a tax haven on how to protect its offshore financial services industry', says Labour's Andrew Little
13th Apr 16, 4:32pm
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PM's foreign trusts expert 'advised a tax haven on how to protect its offshore financial services industry', says Labour's Andrew Little
Labour Leader Andrew Little says will release his tax records; calls on John Key to copy David Cameron and release his tax records; Key says no need to as he is 'totally above board'; Little says Shewan review a whitewash; should be done by Judge
12th Apr 16, 12:55pm
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Labour Leader Andrew Little says will release his tax records; calls on John Key to copy David Cameron and release his tax records; Key says no need to as he is 'totally above board'; Little says Shewan review a whitewash; should be done by Judge
After a week of pressure over Panama Papers, Key says an independent expert will review NZ's overseas trust disclosure rules; Labour wants full inquiry; Peters wants full Commission; ICIJ sees more NZ names to come
11th Apr 16, 9:32am
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After a week of pressure over Panama Papers, Key says an independent expert will review NZ's overseas trust disclosure rules; Labour wants full inquiry; Peters wants full Commission; ICIJ sees more NZ names to come
China Construction Bank receives NZ banking registration from the Reserve Bank
15th Jul 14, 10:30am
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China Construction Bank receives NZ banking registration from the Reserve Bank