The Financial Markets Authority has wide powers to exempt persons (or types of persons) or transactions (or types of transactions) from some requirements in the Securities Act 1978, Securities Markets Act 1988, Financial Reporting Act 1993 and associated regulations.
- What exemptions can I apply for?
- How do I make an application?
- What are the charges?
- How long does it take?
- What exemptions won't be granted?
- What if I want to exclude commercially sensitive information from my application?
FMA is currently undertaking a review of 44 class exemption notices
expiring this year. It has completed an initial round of
public consultation on the expiring class exemption notices.
The original consultation paper can be found here.
Consultation on class exemptions
We would like to update interested parties on decisions made, the continuing work on notices, and the further feedback we are seeking.