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    14 August 2018

    Decision in the case stated procedure between FMA and the administrators of CBL Corporation Limited

    The High Court has found that an issuer’s continuous disclosure obligations do not apply during administration. The judge stated in his decision “that the disclosure / reporting obligations of an issuer in voluntary administration are contained within Part 15A of the Companies Act and while the issuer is in administration, the continuous disclosure obligations are suspended.”


    12 July 2018

    Investors show mixed levels of understanding while confidence in financial markets remains stable

    Confidence in New Zealand’s financial markets has remained stable since 2017, despite uncertainty around a potential trade war, volatile global markets and a focus on the culture and conduct of major financial institutions in Australia and New Zealand.


    5 July 2018

    Individual falsely holding himself out as financial adviser sentenced to community work and community detention

    Garry James Patterson has been sentenced to 200 hours’ community work and 3 months’ community detention at the Christchurch District Court after pleading guilty to two charges brought by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).


    15 May 2018

    FMA releases fourth AFA information report

    Media release MR No. 2018 – 1715 May 2017The Financial Markets Authority today published its fourth statistical report on Authorised Financial Advisers (AFAs) in New Zealand. The FMA requires AFAs to submit an annual information return each year.The report uses the data from that questionnaire to provide a snapshot of the sector for the 12-month period ending June 30th 2017.It has been published in Tableau to enable the industry, media and interested...