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For media enquiries, please contact:

Andrew Park
Media Relations Manager
Phone: 09 967 1215
Mobile: 021 220 6770
Email: Andrew.Park@fma.govt.nz
Campbell Gibson
Senior Adviser, Media Relations
Phone: 09 967 1232
Mobile: 021 945 323
Email: Campbell.Gibson@fma.govt.nz

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    28 July 2021

    FMA censures FoxPlan for providing and offering unpermitted financial advice services

    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) - Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko – has formally censured Wellington-based financial services firm FoxPlan Ltd, after one of its nominated representatives provided services he was not permitted to give and other representatives offered services to clients they were not permitted to give.


    9 July 2021

    FMA concludes inquiries into Fonterra’s 2019 financial statements and complaints relating to valuations of Beingmate and China Farms

    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) - Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko - has closed its inquiries that followed Fonterra’s 2019 financial statements market announcement. The FMA did not find evidence to support regulatory action, including litigation, under the Financial Markets Conduct Act.


    7 July 2021

    FMA survey shows changing investor preferences and continuing confidence in the markets

    Investor Confidence Research's main research objectives are to measure the level of confidence the public has in the New Zealand financial markets; measure perceptions and awareness of the FMA; capture the level of understanding of diversification and risk/return trade-off. This media release relates to the 2021 report.


    6 May 2021

    New law reforms the regulation of financial market infrastructures (FMIs)

    New laws to regulate and supervise payment and settlement systems have been passed by Parliament following the third reading of the Financial Market Infrastructures Bill (the Bill) yesterday. Under the Bill the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua (the Reserve Bank) and the Financial Markets Authority – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko (FMA) will be joint regulators of most FMIs, including central securities depositories, securities settlement systems, central counterparties, and trade repositories. The Reserve Bank will be the sole regulator of payments systems under the new regime.