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CLOSURE: FMA boss Rob Everett breathes a sigh of relief that the new legislation is finally in place

The good, the bad and the ugly of tougher financial regulation

Fri 2 Dec

Contrarian investor and American writer Jim Grant once said that he would set up an “Office of Unintended Consequences” if he were ever appointed Fed chairman.

FMA hopes new legislation will encourage investors, wants to clarify Kiwisaver disclosure

Thu 1 Dec 7

"In a lot of our written work and speeches the emphasis is on conduct as opposed to just meeting legal tests"

'High number' of audits not up to scratch, FMA says

Wed 30 Nov 1

UPDATED: The FMA's audit of auditors shows there is still "room for improvement." 

Waterstone Insolvency general manager Steven Khov

Ponzi scheme put into liquidation

Thu 24 Nov 8

Hansa is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Markets Authority.              

Paul Bublitz

Finance firm staffer had concerns

Fri 21 Oct

A key witness in the last of the finance company trials claims to have had concerns about related-party transactions and a property developer’s “problematic assets.”

JOSH DANIELL: Hopes the information gathered could lend weight to lifting the $2 million equity crowdfunding cap

FMA seeks detailed information on young crowd-funding sector

Fri 21 Oct

The Financial Markets Authority is asking equity crowdfunders and peer-to-peer lenders for detailed information on their businesses to build up a better picture of where the young sector is heading.


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