Viewing entries tagged with 'Legislation'

Warminger decision "useful clarification of a difficult law"

10 March 2017

Chapman Tripp: The judgment is of significant interest to participants in the New Zealand market, both in the examination of the notoriously elusive legal elements that make up this prohibition and in the Court's treatment of the facts underlying the two alleged breaches that were upheld and the eight that were not. More>

Super age lift not enough: experts

6 March 2017

NZ Herald: Means-testing and later eligibility for new residents among suggested changes Government should consider, writes NZ Herald political reporter Isaac Davison. More>

FAA gone as FMC to assume most advice-ruling powers

20 February 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The move to entity licensing will see most financial adviser regulation devolved to the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC) under draft reforms released last week. More>

Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill does away with agents

20 February 2017

Goodreturns: New rules governing financial advice have done away with a proposed "agent" category, but many people are unimpressed. More>

Lawyers balk at government's AML plans

15 February 2017

Lawyers continue to balk at the Government's plans to drag them into compliance with anti-money laundering laws, writes Gareth Vaughan of More>

"It's the Reserve Bank's job to lose sleep"

15 February 2017

NZHerald: The Reserve Bank sounds nervous. In last week's monetary policy statement (MPS), the word "uncertainty" came up eleven times, by my count, writes Mark Lister. More>

RBNZ: time for re-examination

10 February 2017 David Hargreaves says the more than a year that our central bank will effectively be without a permanent head provides an opportunity for a thorough re-examination of its role and operations. More>

Budget date set, tax cuts likely

8 February 2017

Radio New Zealand: The Government will deliver its election-year Budget on 25 May, with new Finance Minister Steven Joyce continuing to hint at tax cuts. More>

EQC Act review stalled by 'the complexity of the issues and ongoing engagement with insurance industry stakeholders'

28 October 2016

Six years on from the first Canterbury earthquake and the legislation outlining what both the Government and private insurers are responsible for in the event of another natural disaster is still up in the air.  More>

Submission on the Financial Markets Conduct Bill

26 April 2012

Read our submission on the Financial Markets Conduct Bill here.