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MBIE officials wrestling with cost issues as government efforts to bolster the transparency of the beneficial ownership of New Zealand companies and limited partnerships, but not trusts, drag on
28th Jan 20, 5:15pm
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MBIE officials wrestling with cost issues as government efforts to bolster the transparency of the beneficial ownership of New Zealand companies and limited partnerships, but not trusts, drag on
International evaluation of New Zealand's efforts to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism to take place in 2020 despite delay in evaluation of Australia's progress
21st Nov 19, 10:14am
International evaluation of New Zealand's efforts to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism to take place in 2020 despite delay in evaluation of Australia's progress
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
1st Nov 19, 6:00am
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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
15th Feb 19, 7:45am
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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment says final policy decisions on improved beneficial ownership information on NZ companies coming this year
When a customer is conned by a fraudster & in an out of character move sends significant sums of money overseas, does a bank have any AML-CFT Act responsibilities?
17th Oct 18, 5:00am
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When a customer is conned by a fraudster & in an out of character move sends significant sums of money overseas, does a bank have any AML-CFT Act responsibilities?
Anti-money laundering expert Ron Pol labels government's reasons for excluding trusts from its beneficial ownership regime 'remarkable for having been expressed out loud'
30th Jun 18, 9:11am
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Anti-money laundering expert Ron Pol labels government's reasons for excluding trusts from its beneficial ownership regime 'remarkable for having been expressed out loud'
Shell companies, the role of company and trust service providers, and alternative banking platforms highlighted in NZ Police money laundering report
16th Mar 18, 10:24am
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Shell companies, the role of company and trust service providers, and alternative banking platforms highlighted in NZ Police money laundering report
FMA issues formal warning under anti-money laundering law to forex company and Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets
24th Nov 17, 12:48pm
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FMA issues formal warning under anti-money laundering law to forex company and Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets
Returning to the basic concept of a company, collecting verified information, regulators focusing on policy effectiveness rather than box ticking & other ways to tackle the misuse of NZ companies
24th Nov 17, 5:02am
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Returning to the basic concept of a company, collecting verified information, regulators focusing on policy effectiveness rather than box ticking & other ways to tackle the misuse of NZ companies
Justice Minister Amy Adams says estimated compliance costs of extending anti-money laundering net have fallen by as much as half to between $800 mln and $1.1 bln
15th Mar 17, 6:02am
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Justice Minister Amy Adams says estimated compliance costs of extending anti-money laundering net have fallen by as much as half to between $800 mln and $1.1 bln
Shifting NZ's anti-money laundering focus to an outcomes oriented one and away from a box ticking approach would boost ability to detect, prosecute & prevent serious crime, expert says
23rd Feb 17, 11:05am
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Shifting NZ's anti-money laundering focus to an outcomes oriented one and away from a box ticking approach would boost ability to detect, prosecute & prevent serious crime, expert says
Govt to stick with 3 anti-money laundering supervisors as it moves to drag real estate agents, lawyers, accountants and others into the anti-money laundering net
13th Dec 16, 11:17am
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Govt to stick with 3 anti-money laundering supervisors as it moves to drag real estate agents, lawyers, accountants and others into the anti-money laundering net
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
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
Ron Pol says 'tax haven' misses the point: New Zealand’s reputation offers a competitive advantage, and opportunity
11th Apr 16, 11:19am
by Ron Pol
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Ron Pol says 'tax haven' misses the point: New Zealand’s reputation offers a competitive advantage, and opportunity
Caroline Courtney argues John Key ought to take a leaf out of his mate David Cameron's book on combating money laundering
4th Aug 15, 5:05am
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Caroline Courtney argues John Key ought to take a leaf out of his mate David Cameron's book on combating money laundering