Liam Mason

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10th Oct 19, 5:00am
Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
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Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
10th Oct 19, 5:00am
7th Aug 19, 9:45am
FMA CEO Rob Everett says without regulators' threat to report back to the public banks wouldn't have removed sales incentives on their own, and might have resisted the move if the FMA & RBNZ had just asked them to do it privately
FMA CEO Rob Everett says without regulators' threat to report back to the public banks wouldn't have removed sales incentives on their own, and might have resisted the move if the FMA & RBNZ had just asked them to do it privately
7th Aug 19, 9:45am
6th Aug 19, 11:04am
Westpac NZ refunding about 93,000 customers overcharged about $7 million after self-reporting the issues to the Financial Markets Authority and the Commerce Commission
Westpac NZ refunding about 93,000 customers overcharged about $7 million after self-reporting the issues to the Financial Markets Authority and the Commerce Commission
6th Aug 19, 11:04am
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
Many lawyers are dragging their heels on AML compliance, risking penalties, reputation damage and full-scale police investigations when the regulator begins its inspections later this year
22nd Apr 19, 8:02am
13th Feb 19, 4:16pm
FMA plans more work on KiwiSaver fees, says eye will be on the conduct of default providers ahead of the next round of default appointments
FMA plans more work on KiwiSaver fees, says eye will be on the conduct of default providers ahead of the next round of default appointments
13th Feb 19, 4:16pm
19th 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
Challenge of achieving good customer outcomes through vertically integrated banks 'harmed significantly' by staff incentives 'to put away product', FMA says
19th Nov 18, 9:53am
15th Nov 18, 1:02pm
'High risk' of inappropriate sales practices occurring with banks 'not adequately' monitoring and controlling the risk, FMA says in bank pay incentive structures report
'High risk' of inappropriate sales practices occurring with banks 'not adequately' monitoring and controlling the risk, FMA says in bank pay incentive structures report
15th Nov 18, 1:02pm
15th Nov 18, 1:00pm
FMA director of regulation Liam Mason details the type of bank pay incentives the regulator would like to see rewarded, says incentives linked to sales should go completely
FMA director of regulation Liam Mason details the type of bank pay incentives the regulator would like to see rewarded, says incentives linked to sales should go completely
15th Nov 18, 1:00pm
9th Aug 18, 4:00pm
FMA not keen to embed supervisors in banks like its Aussie counterpart, but sees logic of prudential regulators - IE the Reserve Bank - doing so
FMA not keen to embed supervisors in banks like its Aussie counterpart, but sees logic of prudential regulators - IE the Reserve Bank - doing so
9th Aug 18, 4:00pm
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19th Jul 18, 7:29am
Which 3 life insurance providers is the FMA considering taking regulatory action against? Westpac and AMP rule themselves out; 2 providers stay silent 
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Which 3 life insurance providers is the FMA considering taking regulatory action against? Westpac and AMP rule themselves out; 2 providers stay silent 
19th Jul 18, 7:29am
18th Jul 18, 1:09pm
Churn concerns prompt FMA to consider regulatory action against three large financial institutions that sell life insurance
Churn concerns prompt FMA to consider regulatory action against three large financial institutions that sell life insurance
18th Jul 18, 1:09pm
22nd Mar 18, 1:17pm
FMA sounds alarm bells over commissions paid to financial advisers, but stops short of lobbying the Government to regulate these; says it first wants to try proposals before Parliament to tighten rules around conduct
FMA sounds alarm bells over commissions paid to financial advisers, but stops short of lobbying the Government to regulate these; says it first wants to try proposals before Parliament to tighten rules around conduct
22nd Mar 18, 1:17pm
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24th Nov 17, 12:48pm
FMA issues formal warning under anti-money laundering law to forex company and Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets
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FMA issues formal warning under anti-money laundering law to forex company and Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets
24th Nov 17, 12:48pm
18th Oct 17, 7:25am
FMA fast-tracks access to robo-advice at a rate slower than expected; Prioritises greater oversight at the expense of more red tape
FMA fast-tracks access to robo-advice at a rate slower than expected; Prioritises greater oversight at the expense of more red tape
18th Oct 17, 7:25am
22nd Sep 17, 6:02am
The FMA issues warnings about NZ's troublesome Financial Service Providers Register in Chinese, Malay and Arabic & admits it's easier to get on it than be removed from it
The FMA issues warnings about NZ's troublesome Financial Service Providers Register in Chinese, Malay and Arabic & admits it's easier to get on it than be removed from it
22nd Sep 17, 6:02am
21st Jun 17, 4:04pm
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
21st Jun 17, 4:04pm
19th Jun 17, 12:02pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean 'not in a position' to say whether claims handling will be included in big insurance regulation reforms planned for next year
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean 'not in a position' to say whether claims handling will be included in big insurance regulation reforms planned for next year
19th Jun 17, 12:02pm
27th Mar 17, 3:37pm
FMA report highlights financial advice inequality and raises questions around breadth of financial advice on offer to even those who can afford it
FMA report highlights financial advice inequality and raises questions around breadth of financial advice on offer to even those who can afford it
27th Mar 17, 3:37pm
2nd Feb 17, 7:00am
Whistleblowing, fees, incentives and disclosure; the FMA tackles the tough stuff as it details its approach to regulating financial service providers
Whistleblowing, fees, incentives and disclosure; the FMA tackles the tough stuff as it details its approach to regulating financial service providers
2nd Feb 17, 7:00am
8th Nov 16, 3:01pm
FMA keen to crack down on KiwiSaver providers distracting investors with flashy incentives
FMA keen to crack down on KiwiSaver providers distracting investors with flashy incentives
8th Nov 16, 3:01pm

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