6 September 2011
Click here to see a copy of the Workplace Savings NZ submission to the MED on the Financial Markets Conduct Bill Exposure Draft.
10 August 2011
KiwiSavers should be protected from the worst of the bloodbath wiping billions of dollars from the value of New Zealand shares, a leading funds manager says.
4 May 2011
The Government has a golden opportunity in this year's Budget on 19 May to continue to build trust in New Zealand's financial markets by not tinkering with KiwiSaver benefits. Workplace Savings NZ Chairman David Ireland says the industry considers it highly likely that KiwiSaver incentives are at the top of the list of the Government's savings targets in the upcoming Budget, and another casualty might be the first home deposit subsidy from Housing New Zealand.
2 May 2011
The Financial Markets Authority officially opened for business today, almost a year to the day after Commerce Minister Simon Power announced its formation. The FMA takes over the functions of the Securities Commission and Government Actuary which are being disestablished, and consolidates other regulatory functions from the Ministry of Economic Development.