Financial Markets Authority - Latest News [Page 1]

KiwiSaver Members Urged To Use Hardship Withdrawals As A Last Resort

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 9:04 am | Financial Markets Authority

KiwiSaver members under financial stress due to the effects of COVID-19 are urged to consider all forms of Government and bank support before resorting to withdrawing money from their retirement savings through hardship applications. Retirement Commissioner ... More >>

FMA To Extend Deadline For Financial Reporting

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 3:26 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is providing regulatory relief to market participants to give them an additional two months to provide their audited financial statements. Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the FMA is taking appropriate steps to ... More >>

Support For Investors And Industry; Regulatory Burden Reduced

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 3:17 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus situation on New Zealand’s financial markets and considering all available options to ensure markets continue to function well and to support participants, customers ... More >>

FMA Debate Discusses Whether Passive Or Active Management Is Best

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 12:02 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Leaders from New Zealand’s investment industry gathered in Auckland last night to debate whether investors benefit more from passive or active fund management, a topic that is dividing the sector. The event, hosted by the Financial Markets Authority ... More >>

FMA files civil proceedings against CBL Corporation

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 11:35 am | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has issued two sets of civil proceedings in the Auckland High Court against CBL Corporation Limited (In liquidation) (CBLC), the six directors and the chief financial officer alleging multiple breaches of the Financial Markets Conduct Act ... More >>

FMA releases findings of MIS custody review

Friday, 13 December 2019, 11:28 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority has published a summary report on a review of custody arrangements in managed investment schemes (MIS) in response to questions raised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) More >>

FMA clarifies green bond disclosure requirements

Friday, 13 December 2019, 9:06 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published an information sheet outlining when issuers of securities described as “green bonds” can apply the “same class exclusion” to disclosure requirements. More >>

Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding 2019 data published

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 2:06 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published its third statistical report on peer-to-peer lending (P2P) and crowdfunding services in New Zealand. More >>

Audit quality improves but inconsistencies persist

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:24 am | Financial Markets Authority

Audit quality has broadly improved again but auditors continue to apply standards inconsistently, the FMA’s annual Audit Quality Report 2019 has found. More >>

FMA apologises for privacy breach

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 4:54 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA today apologised for a privacy breach that meant complaints documents sent to the regulator between 2015 and 2017 were potentially accessible via internet searches. More >>

FMA successfully defends FSPR appeal

Monday, 4 November 2019, 11:18 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has welcomed a High Court ruling upholding a direction by the FMA to de-register foreign exchange firm FXBTG Financial Limited. More >>

PTT’s Steven Robertson jailed for six years, eight months

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:05 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Steven Robertson has today been sentenced to six years, eight months’ imprisonment at the Auckland High Court as a result of an investigation by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). More >>

FMA publishes 2019 annual report

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:10 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today released its Annual Report for the year to June 2019. This was a watershed year for the regulator when the Financial Markets Conduct Act was fully implemented and normalised across the financial sectors the ... More >>

FMA issues AML/CFT warning to Circle Markets Limited

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:55 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued a formal warning to a non-licensed derivatives issuer and forex provider, Circle Markets Limited, under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT). Following a ... More >>

FMA seeking feedback on responsible investment products

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10:23 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority is seeking views on how green bonds and other responsible investment products should be described, labelled and promoted to investors. More >>

FMA welcomes Government announcement on expanded remit

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 1:43 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA (Financial Markets Authority) today welcomed the Government’s announcement that it would introduce legislation to create an oversight regime for regulating conduct in the banking and insurance sectors. More >>

IoD and FMA release te reo Māori directors’ guide

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:26 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and Institute of Directors (IoD) have released a te reo Māori translation of The Essentials of Being a Director , coinciding with Māori Language Week. More >>

FMA cancels Barry Kloogh’s financial adviser authorisation

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 3:06 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has cancelled the authorisation of Dunedin-based Mr Barry Edward Kloogh to act as a financial adviser, as a result of concerns regarding compliance with his broker obligations under the Financial Advisers Act 2008. More >>

Former Promisia chairman admits insider trading breaches

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:21 pm | Financial Markets Authority

Eoin Malcolm Miller Johnson, a former director and chairman of NZX-listed Promisia Integrative Limited (PIL), has admitted to insider trading conduct and breaching a director’s disclosure obligations. He will pay $75,000, in lieu of a penalty, ... More >>

FMA finding on ANZ related party transaction

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:10 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA said today it has completed its inquiry into disclosure by ANZ of the sale of the property at 269 St Heliers Bay Road by Arawata Assets Limited to Deborah Veronica Walsh (the wife of former CEO, David Hisco) and has determined that ANZ New Zealand ... More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL