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.
Ministry of Justice consultation on proposed anti-money laundering regulations - submissions close Tuesday 31 October.
Consultation on content of regulatory returns for DIMS, MIS and DI licensees - As part of the licence conditions, we will consult on the questions we will ask in annual regulatory returns. The consultation will also include an updated proposal for the annual compliance declaration for all FMC Act licensees.
(timing to be confirmed)
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.
Requirement for managers of multiple participant schemes to register participation agreements - closed Friday 17 March 2017
Proposed exemption from the obligation to prepare scheme financial statements for bundled unit trusts - closed Friday 9 June 2017
Improving financial information in an equity PDS - closed on Friday 30 June 2017
Consultation Paper: Proposed exemption to facilitate personalised robo-advice - closed 19 July 2017
Consultation paper: Proposed exemption from the market index requirement - closed Friday 1 September 2017
APEC's consultation on Asia Region Funds Passport Guidance - closed 19 September 2017
Regulatory returns for prescribed intermediary services - see our repsonse to submissions
Exemptions impacting overseas businesses, and restricted schemes - see pages 15-17 of our September Regulation update
Class designation of shares to managed investment products in a MIS - See our update (15 May 2017 and information sheet)
Recognition of overseas regimes – proposed exemption relief - see pages 15-16 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Draft guidance on disclosure of certain fees and returns by managed funds - see update 29 February 2016
KiwiSaver advice - see our guidance note released on Wednesday 8 March 2017
Proposed transitional relief for non-NZX brokers to allow limited use of buffers - see our update on Monday 10 April 2017
KiwiSaver annual statements - calculation of total fees in dollars - see our follow up consultation which closed on 23 June 2017
Disclosing non-GAAP financial information - see update 13 July 2017
Follow up to KiwiSaver annual statements - calculation of total fees in dollars - see update 19 July 2017
Proposed guidance on substantial product holder disclosures - see guidance and response to submissions released on 27 September 2017