Gareth Vaughan

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Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the UK. He was the Commentary category winner in the 2015 EY Business Journalism Awards. In 2017 he was named Business Journalist of the Year at the Canon Media Awards, and won the Commentary category in the Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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Articles by Gareth Vaughan

16th Dec 19, 9:48am
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Latitude & Mastercard deal to allow customers of Latitude's Genoapay to buy now pay later globally anywhere Mastercard is accepted, with travel & shopping credit card to follow
Latitude & Mastercard deal to allow customers of Latitude's Genoapay to buy now pay later globally anywhere Mastercard is accepted, with travel & shopping credit card to follow
16th Dec 19, 9:48am
13th Dec 19, 8:00am
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Acting CEO and wannabe permanent CEO Antonia Watson let off the hook for ANZ NZ's Hisco house deal in report, but importance of CFO, which she used to be, is highlighted in flawed director attestation process
Acting CEO and wannabe permanent CEO Antonia Watson let off the hook for ANZ NZ's Hisco house deal in report, but importance of CFO, which she used to be, is highlighted in flawed director attestation process
13th Dec 19, 8:00am
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12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
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Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
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Deloitte report, requested by the RBNZ & commissioned by ANZ NZ, says sale of house to then-CEO David Hisco by ANZ NZ didn't breach bank's policies or highlight system weaknesses in director attestation
12th Dec 19, 2:52pm
11th Dec 19, 12:09pm
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Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
11th Dec 19, 12:09pm
11th Dec 19, 7:32am
Morgan Stanley analysts factor in chunky potential AUSTRAC penalty for BNZ's parent NAB, also see big capital raise and dividend cut under new CEO Ross McEwan
Morgan Stanley analysts factor in chunky potential AUSTRAC penalty for BNZ's parent NAB, also see big capital raise and dividend cut under new CEO Ross McEwan
11th Dec 19, 7:32am
10th Dec 19, 7:44am
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
Following final decisions in bank regulatory capital review, RBNZ to consult on redeemable perpetual preference shares and the Tier 2 capital instruments in the first half of 2020
10th Dec 19, 7:44am
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
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Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
Gareth Vaughan says should the proverbial hit the fan, the public, the regulator and the regulated banks will probably all be glad the RBNZ is increasing banks' regulatory capital requirements
9th Dec 19, 4:00pm
6th Dec 19, 11:01am
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Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
Governor Adrian Orr tells interest.co.nz the RBNZ's capital increases should make the banking sector more competitive
6th Dec 19, 11:01am
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
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ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
ANZ Banking Group CEO says parent of New Zealand's biggest bank confident of meeting higher capital requirements without the need to raise additional capital
6th Dec 19, 7:55am
5th Dec 19, 4:47pm
TSB acts to fix areas of its AML/CFT programme 'requiring improvement' and increases minimum capital requirement after regulatory capital errors came to light
TSB acts to fix areas of its AML/CFT programme 'requiring improvement' and increases minimum capital requirement after regulatory capital errors came to light
5th Dec 19, 4:47pm
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5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
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Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
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Final decisions in RBNZ capital review still require $20b increase for banks but composition of capital is softened and banks get 7 years instead of 5 to adapt
5th Dec 19, 12:00pm
4th Dec 19, 9:15am
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Morgan Stanley analysts pick already weak mortgage lending growth from the Aussie parents of New Zealand's big four banks to weaken further
Morgan Stanley analysts pick already weak mortgage lending growth from the Aussie parents of New Zealand's big four banks to weaken further
4th Dec 19, 9:15am
4th Dec 19, 5:00am
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NZ Police anti-money laundering assessment cites trusts among attractive money laundering vehicles as government plans to exclude them from strengthened beneficial ownership disclosure regime
NZ Police anti-money laundering assessment cites trusts among attractive money laundering vehicles as government plans to exclude them from strengthened beneficial ownership disclosure regime
4th Dec 19, 5:00am
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
Gareth Vaughan details six key changes proposed by the RBNZ in its bank capital review ahead of the release of the final decisions in its broadest ever review of bank regulatory capital requirements on Thursday
3rd Dec 19, 5:00am
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
29th Nov 19, 7:40am
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Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
Morgan Stanley analysts say Westpac may be required to raise capital if Austrac 'bear case' scenario plays out, whilst UBS labels Aussie banks 'global laggards in addressing AML & compliance issues'
29th Nov 19, 7:40am
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.
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
28th Nov 19, 7:38am
The RBNZ changes its tune, says it will consult on the development of risk management guidance for cyber-risk having previously decided on a hands-off approach to the oversight of cyber-security
The RBNZ changes its tune, says it will consult on the development of risk management guidance for cyber-risk having previously decided on a hands-off approach to the oversight of cyber-security
28th Nov 19, 7:38am
28th Nov 19, 7:37am
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Against the backdrop of its record low OCR, the RBNZ suggests the impact on bank profitability of very low interest rates will be neutral and notes countries with negative interest rates have not experienced significant falls in bank profits
Against the backdrop of its record low OCR, the RBNZ suggests the impact on bank profitability of very low interest rates will be neutral and notes countries with negative interest rates have not experienced significant falls in bank profits
28th Nov 19, 7:37am
27th Nov 19, 9:58am
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Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
Times got tougher for the big banks in the September quarter, although their combined profit still topped $1 billion
27th Nov 19, 9:58am

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