Kris Faafoi

15 Feb 19, 7:45am
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
13 Feb 19, 3:14pm
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
6 Feb 19, 8:59am
A closer look at the pending commission crackdown Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi sees when he glances across the Tasman
5 Feb 19, 8:04am
Aussie Royal Commission's final report lashes sales incentives & ex-BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn, brings bad news for mortgage brokers
1 Feb 19, 12:16pm
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
30 Jan 19, 2:41pm
Proposed Government crack-down on insurance sales incentives re-sparks discussion over how to provide free or affordable financial advice that isn't compromised 
30 Jan 19, 5:00am
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
29 Jan 19, 3:11pm
Robertson and Faafoi commit to plugging legal gap that sees bank and insurance conduct go unregulated
17 Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card users should take advantage of low-interest cards, balance-transfer deals & interest-free periods, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
15 Dec 18, 9:31am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says reciprocity key to preventing open banking from seeing the big four tech companies gazump banks
10 Dec 18, 1:25pm
Small businesses lacking bargaining power front of mind for Government as it consults on strengthening protections against unfair commercial practices
3 Dec 18, 4:00pm
The Commerce Commission will have a year to do a market study on the retail fuel market; more industry probes to follow
28 Nov 18, 4:55pm
RBNZ flags astronomical life insurance commissions as it indicates its conduct and culture review on the industry will be more scathing than the one it did on banks; However the sharpness of regulators' teeth remain in question
22 Nov 18, 10:56am
The Reserve Bank admits it might need to change the way it oversees banks' books, as banks are poised to start servicing their customers more through third parties
19 Nov 18, 9:53am
Challenge of achieving good customer outcomes through vertically integrated banks 'harmed significantly' by staff incentives 'to put away product', FMA says
7 Nov 18, 3:24pm
Government's suggestion of establishing a legal duty for banks to consider customers' long-term outcomes would be a shift to a fiduciary duty of care from buyer beware
6 Nov 18, 11:58am
Jenée Tibshraeny questions whether the 'power to make changes' rests with the banks, as the RBNZ and FMA say, or the lawmakers
5 Nov 18, 2:00pm
FMA & RBNZ report highlights several ways government could address regulatory gaps to incentivise banks to develop & maintain appropriate management of conduct risk
11 Oct 18, 6:43pm
Greens lobby Commerce Minister to get competition watchdog to probe supermarkets after petrol companies under soon-to-be-bolstered powers
10 Oct 18, 10:10am
Loan shark crackdown includes interest & fee caps, fit & proper person test and tougher penalties, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says


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