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Guidance for directors

Corporate governance handbook is a reference guide for directors, executives and advisers, to help them decide how best to apply the nine key corporate governance principles. Review a full copy of the guide here, including other support materials.

Calendar

See upcoming events and key dates.

Offer information

The FMC Act has requirements for financial product offer information. This section outlines those requirements, and provides information about when they don’t apply.

Financial reporting

Under the FMC Act 2013 there are financial reporting obligations for FMC reporting entities. 

 

Latest News

Accredited Body Reports published

12 December 2017

Media advisory MR No. 2017 – 56 12 December 2017The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today published the accredited body reports for the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and CPA Australia.The reports contain the findings of our monitoring assessments for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. The Auditor Regulation Act 2011 requires us to monitor and ensure the audit regulatory systems and processes used by accredited bodies...

KiwiSaver trial to target decision-making a decade out from ...

5 May 2017

Media release MR No. 2017 – 158 May 2017 The FMA is working with ANZ to see if behavioural insights can prompt more ANZ KiwiSaver members to get retirement advice, or use retirement-planning tools when they hit 56 years old. The aim of this behavioural insights pilot is to examine if adjusting communications sent to ANZ KiwiSaver members aged 56, and users of their ‘lifetimes’ investment approach, results in more members checking they are on track...

The Financial Markets Authority publishes its first Conduct ...

20 February 2017

Media release MR No. 2017 – 05 20 February 2017 The Conduct Outcomes Report 2016 highlights the key issues and actions from the FMA’s enforcement, supervision and preventative activities for the financial year July 2015 to June 2016. Previously published as the Investigations and Enforcement Report, this report shows how the FMA has made use of the broad range of conduct regulation powers available under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013. Key ac...

 

Latest Consultations

Consultation paper: Proposed exemption to facilitate persona...

16 November 2017

Updated 16 November 2017   Final date for submissions   5pm, Friday 15 December 2017   Consultation document Exemption to enable personalised digital advice, information sheet and application documents Submission form Feedback form E-mail for submission consultation@fma.govt.nz (please use the title of the consultation paper for the subject line)  Update 16 November 2017We are seeking comments on how our decision to grant an ex...