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RBNZ Act Review

Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
9th Jun 21, 10:40am
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Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
29th Apr 21, 8:08am
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David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
27th Apr 21, 2:55pm
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BNZ economists describe Govt plans to influence bank lending as a "surprise" but say judgement will have to wait until further details are revealed
Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
25th Apr 21, 6:01am
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Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
23rd Apr 21, 2:33pm
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Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
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
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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
Government takes feedback on board and doubles coverage of proposed deposit insurance scheme to $100k per depositor, per institution
22nd Apr 21, 10:00am
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Government takes feedback on board and doubles coverage of proposed deposit insurance scheme to $100k per depositor, per institution
A look at what government officials, deposit-takers and the public want from a deposit insurance scheme, ahead of a government update expected on Thursday
21st Apr 21, 9:00am
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A look at what government officials, deposit-takers and the public want from a deposit insurance scheme, ahead of a government update expected on Thursday
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
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Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
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Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
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Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
18th Dec 19, 10:27am
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Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
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Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
29th Nov 19, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan says the RBNZ's latest Financial Stability Report highlights for banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers that their regulator will be sticking its nose into their business more often and in more ways than in the past.
Geof Mortlock argues the RBNZ Board needs to do a great deal more to demonstrate it is performing its statutory responsibility to assess the performance of the Bank and its Governor
22nd Oct 19, 9:25am
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Geof Mortlock argues the RBNZ Board needs to do a great deal more to demonstrate it is performing its statutory responsibility to assess the performance of the Bank and its Governor
Bank lobby group won't comment on the 'hypothetical question' of whether it would welcome the opportunity for the RBNZ's bank capital proposals to be appealed on their merits
17th Sep 19, 7:35am
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Bank lobby group won't comment on the 'hypothetical question' of whether it would welcome the opportunity for the RBNZ's bank capital proposals to be appealed on their merits
Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
11th Sep 19, 9:37am
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Banks whose business models and lending policies fail to adapt to climate change risk could see their creditworthiness deteriorating quickly in case of rapid climate change, S&P says
Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
23rd Aug 19, 5:00am
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Ex-RBNZ director Suzanne Snively, now chairing the RBNZ Act review advisory panel, explains to Gareth Vaughan where she feels the 1989 RBNZ Act went wrong and why she's keen for a broader approach today
New Zealand's big five banks play down suggestions they haven't been fully compliant with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy, all say they'll be compliant with beefed up outsourcing policy by the deadline
25th Jul 19, 9:42am
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New Zealand's big five banks play down suggestions they haven't been fully compliant with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy, all say they'll be compliant with beefed up outsourcing policy by the deadline
New Zealand's bank crisis management framework could benefit from making recourse to taxpayer bailouts a last resort option, RBNZ Act review consultation paper says
22nd Jul 19, 11:46am
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New Zealand's bank crisis management framework could benefit from making recourse to taxpayer bailouts a last resort option, RBNZ Act review consultation paper says
RBNZ Act review consultation paper offers three options for strengthening bank executive and director accountability against the backdrop of the RBNZ having never taken a bank director to court
10th Jul 19, 10:02am
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RBNZ Act review consultation paper offers three options for strengthening bank executive and director accountability against the backdrop of the RBNZ having never taken a bank director to court
RBNZ Act review consultation paper says there has been a 'material risk' to the financial system from some of NZ's big banks failing to fully comply with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy
10th Jul 19, 9:23am
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RBNZ Act review consultation paper says there has been a 'material risk' to the financial system from some of NZ's big banks failing to fully comply with the RBNZ's outsourcing policy
Government's consultation in its Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act review raises the possibility of the RBNZ getting an explicit climate change objective
10th Jul 19, 5:00am
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Government's consultation in its Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act review raises the possibility of the RBNZ getting an explicit climate change objective