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financial markets regulation

22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
12th Apr 21, 2:27pm
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark happy to leave serious allegations about NZ company Vivier, stretching over years, to MBIE's complaints process
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark happy to leave serious allegations about NZ company Vivier, stretching over years, to MBIE's complaints process
12th Apr 21, 2:27pm
18th Mar 21, 10:08am
Bank for International Settlements paper argues an approach combining financial regulation, competition policy and data privacy is required for regulating big tech's push into financial services
Bank for International Settlements paper argues an approach combining financial regulation, competition policy and data privacy is required for regulating big tech's push into financial services
18th Mar 21, 10:08am
16th Mar 21, 10:19am
Financial Markets Authority CEO Rob Everett to depart in September, executive recruitment company hired to help find successor
Financial Markets Authority CEO Rob Everett to depart in September, executive recruitment company hired to help find successor
16th Mar 21, 10:19am
3rd Mar 21, 4:46pm
Pegasus Markets director Michael Reps sentenced to community detention and community work in FMA prosecution, and can't serve as the director of a NZ financial services provider for five years
Pegasus Markets director Michael Reps sentenced to community detention and community work in FMA prosecution, and can't serve as the director of a NZ financial services provider for five years
3rd Mar 21, 4:46pm
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12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
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The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
12th Dec 20, 9:16am
Having advocated for it earlier this year, Gareth Vaughan is encouraged to see the Government proposing merchant service fee regulation, but calls for bolder action
Having advocated for it earlier this year, Gareth Vaughan is encouraged to see the Government proposing merchant service fee regulation, but calls for bolder action
12th Dec 20, 9:16am
9th Dec 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan charts his journey as a witness in a Financial Markets Authority court case against a New Zealand registered company and its NZ resident director
Gareth Vaughan charts his journey as a witness in a Financial Markets Authority court case against a New Zealand registered company and its NZ resident director
9th Dec 20, 5:00am
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
14th Oct 20, 9:48am
Reserve Bank's Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator has seen 'instances and indicators of some vulnerability' in banks' payment systems
Reserve Bank's Geoff Bascand says the prudential regulator has seen 'instances and indicators of some vulnerability' in banks' payment systems
14th Oct 20, 9:48am
24th Sep 20, 3:03pm
NZ's Advanced Global Markets Ltd, with wife of infamous ex-pat Kiwi company agent as a director, is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from overseas investors via a foreign-exchange scam
NZ's Advanced Global Markets Ltd, with wife of infamous ex-pat Kiwi company agent as a director, is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from overseas investors via a foreign-exchange scam
24th Sep 20, 3:03pm
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
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26th Jun 20, 4:34pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says average $35 mln annual funding increase for RBNZ over five years comes with staff numbers expected to increase by 172
26th Jun 20, 4:34pm
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
21st Mar 20, 10:00am
In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
In the first part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan details the scale of key players Visa & Mastercard, looks at how & why they pay a miniscule amount of tax & how interchange works
21st Mar 20, 10:00am
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
RBNZ defers regulatory initiatives to enable banks and insurers to focus on tackling COVID-19 challenges; Bank outsourcing policy and insurance review among work affected
18th Mar 20, 2:50pm
13th Feb 20, 9:48am
Fullerton Markets, which said it was quitting New Zealand for St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2018, advertises for a compliance manager with knowledge of NZ securities laws who is able to work in NZ
Fullerton Markets, which said it was quitting New Zealand for St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2018, advertises for a compliance manager with knowledge of NZ securities laws who is able to work in NZ
13th Feb 20, 9:48am
16th Dec 19, 9:56am
Annual financial statements from ANZ's UDC Finance refer to 'various notices and requests for information from its regulators as part of both industry-wide and UDC-specific reviews'; Spokeswoman only points to ComCom case
Annual financial statements from ANZ's UDC Finance refer to 'various notices and requests for information from its regulators as part of both industry-wide and UDC-specific reviews'; Spokeswoman only points to ComCom case
16th Dec 19, 9:56am
29th Nov 19, 4:13pm
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
29th Nov 19, 4:13pm
26th Nov 19, 8:00am
Gareth Vaughan details the curious situation of companies kicked off NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register effectively because they're deemed to be bringing NZ's reputation into disrepute overseas, being allowed to remain as registered NZ companies
Gareth Vaughan details the curious situation of companies kicked off NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register effectively because they're deemed to be bringing NZ's reputation into disrepute overseas, being allowed to remain as registered NZ companies
26th Nov 19, 8:00am
21st Nov 19, 6:18am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff denies claim by GC Group, which the FMA says has the potential to mislead investors, that it was the exclusive title sponsor for a campaign fundraising event during his re-election campaign
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff denies claim by GC Group, which the FMA says has the potential to mislead investors, that it was the exclusive title sponsor for a campaign fundraising event during his re-election campaign
21st Nov 19, 6:18am
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4th Nov 19, 11:59am
FXBTG Financial Limited, the subject of a March interest.co.nz article, fails to have FMA directed removal from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register overturned in court
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FXBTG Financial Limited, the subject of a March interest.co.nz article, fails to have FMA directed removal from NZ's Financial Service Providers' Register overturned in court
4th Nov 19, 11:59am
29th Oct 19, 11:55am
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
Financial Markets Authority’s annual litigation budget being increased by $4 million to $6 million to boost its ability to strengthen enforcement capability
29th Oct 19, 11:55am

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