anti-money laundering

2 Mar 19, 9:44am
Geof Mortlock argues the Reserve Bank is about as much use as a financial regulator as is a cricket umpire who is nearly blind and who understands little about the game
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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
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30 Oct 18, 12:09pm
Residential property purchases by overseas buyers were declining before the overseas buyer restrictions were introduced
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24 Oct 18, 2:38pm
Ron Pol reflects on effectiveness issues revealed by the UK’s leaked AML/CFT evaluation & shares new visualisations of the ratings methodology that will be used to assess NZ’s regime
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17 Oct 18, 5:00am
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?
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28 Sep 18, 5:00am
Cayman Islands bank seeks its money back from New Zealand financial services provider and affiliated NZ company
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4 Sep 18, 5:09pm
Unlicensed New Zealand forex and derivatives trader and Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets heads for the Caribbean
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31 Jul 18, 12:08pm
Auckland-based money remitter Qian DuoDuo moved almost $95m from China to NZ without having enough information to trace transactions back to their originators
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24 Jul 18, 5:08pm
Government launches campaign to keep public in the loop as lawyers, accountants and real estate agents need to start complying with anti-money laundering rules
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30 Jun 18, 9:11am
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'
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25 Jun 18, 4:55pm
Government pushes for beneficial ownership register for NZ companies & limited partnerships to stop 'erosion' of New Zealand as a good place for honest business
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21 Jun 18, 12:05pm
RBNZ says banks used by a third party to operate accounts for financial service provider Worldclear probably didn't know about the connection to Worldclear
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14 Jun 18, 4:39pm
Gareth Vaughan goes in search of a snowball on Great South Road as he continues to probe companies registered on NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register
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12 Jun 18, 7:15am
NZ financial service provider Worldclear tackles US firm Akirix in Utah court over US$4.3 mln, says its customers including a Belize bank were 'extorted'
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24 May 18, 10:36am
Ron Pol details his research revealing that anti-money laundering rules are almost completely ineffective
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14 May 18, 10:09am
Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for deposit insurance to be introduced in NZ, and for a new regulator to takeover the RBNZ's financial regulation responsibilities
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23 Jan 18, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan writes to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi arguing for tougher action over the misuse of NZ companies and our FSPR
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27 Nov 17, 5:02am
Kiwi Global Trust, trustee for the bank accounts of Hurricanes sponsor Fullerton Markets, 'refers matter to the Police' as problems compound for unlicensed Wellington-based forex trader
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24 Nov 17, 5:02am
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
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22 Nov 17, 5:32pm
Six years after then Commerce Minister Simon Power detailed extensive problems with NZ shell companies, the problem persists. So what can be done about this?
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