Consultation helps us to make informed and effective policy decisions. It's an important part of our policy development process.
Our consultation is designed to encourage quality engagement from interested businesses and individuals, balanced with the need to complete policy work within the required timeframe.
When consulting on policy development we will:
For the latest on policy decisions and matters we are still exploring legislative tool solutions see our 'Regulation Updates' section. If you would like to be notified when consultations open for submissions please subscribe to our consultation alerts.
Closed consultation - awaiting a response
Read our closed consultations that are awaiting a response
Closed consultation - with response
Read our closed consultations which include the consultation document and response or update.
Improving financial information in an equity PDS - closed on Friday 30 June 2017
Proposed exemption to facilitate personalised robo-advice - closed 19 July 2017 - see second consultation.
APEC's consultation on Asia Region Funds Passport Guidance - closed 19 September 2017
Consultation paper: Updated Corporate Governance Handbook - closed 8 December 2017
Proposed exemption from the market index requirement - see FMA Update (Exemption and Designation news) - 16 November 2017
Proposed guidance on substantial product holder disclosures - see guidance and response to submissions released on 27 September 2017
Requirement for managers of multiple participant schemes to register participation agreements - see FMA Update (Exemption and Designation news) - 14 September 2017
Follow up to KiwiSaver annual statements - calculation of total fees in dollars - see update 19 July 2017
Proposed exemption from the obligation to prepare scheme financial statements for bundled unit trusts see FMA Update (Exemptions granted) - 13 July 2017
Disclosing non-GAAP financial information - see update 13 July 2017
KiwiSaver annual statements - calculation of total fees in dollars - see our follow up consultation which closed on 23 June 2017
Class designation of shares to managed investment products in a MIS - See our update (15 May 2017 and information sheet)
Proposed transitional relief for non-NZX brokers to allow limited use of buffers - see our update on Monday 10 April 2017
KiwiSaver advice - see our guidance note released on Wednesday 8 March 2017
Recognition of overseas regimes – proposed exemption relief - see pages 15-16 of our September Regulation update
Exemptions impacting overseas businesses, and restricted schemes - see pages 15-17 of our September Regulation update
Proposed variations to standard conditions of market services licences - see update 22 March 2016
Draft guidance on disclosure of certain fees and returns by managed funds - see update 29 February 2016