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    27 November 2017

    FMA publishes first peer-to-peer/crowdfunding statistical returns

    Media release MR No. 2017 – 5324 November 2017The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published its first statistical report on peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding in New Zealand.The data shows $259.9 million is currently loaned to individuals and $29.5 million loaned to businesses through peer-to-peer lending in the year ending 30 June 2017.A total of $74.2 million was raised from investors through crowdfunding, including wholesale investors, i...

    https://fma.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/fma-publishes-first-peer-to-peercrowdfunding-statistical-returns/

    24 November 2017

    FMA issues formal AML/CFT warning to Fullerton Markets

    Media release MR No. 2017 – 5224 November 2017The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued a formal warning to Fullerton Markets Limited (Fullerton) under Section 80 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act (AML/CFT Act).An inspection of Fullerton’s AML/CFT compliance by FMA staff showed that the company did not have in place adequate risk assessment or AML/CFT compliance programmes. These are essential components of...

    https://fma.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/fma-issues-formal-amlcft-warning-to-fullerton-markets/

    2 October 2017

    FMA welcomes World Investor Week and urges investors to use a licensed provider

    Media release MR No. 2017 - 412 October 2017The FMA is urging investors to become familiar with some home truths about the risks of investing with off-shore, un-licensed providers as part of the first ever World Investor Week (2-8 October).The FMA is participating in the initiative, run by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to promote investor education and protection across six continents. The FMA is a member of IOSCO.As pa...

    https://fma.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/fma-welcomes-world-investor-week-and-urges-investors-to-use-a-licensed-provider/

    28 August 2017

    Prince & Partners admits failings as Viaduct Trustee, FMA recovers $4.5 million

    Prince and Partners Trustee Company (Prince) has admitted a series of failings in its role as trustee of Viaduct Capital Limited (Viaduct), a finance company that went into receivership in 2010. The civil proceedings brought by the FMA against Prince have been settled for $4.5 million.

    https://fma.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/prince-and-partners-admits-failings-as-viaduct-trustee-fma-recovers-4-5-million/