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FMC Act exemptions

While the law gives us broad powers to grant exemptions from compliance with specific provisions in the FMC Act, we consider that our exemption power only extends to compliance provisions, not to liability provisions.

Exemption

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  1. 18 October 2021

    Financial Markets Conduct (Christchurch City Holdings Limited Sustainable Bond Offer) Exemption Notice 2021

    The Financial Markets Conduct (Christchurch City Holdings Limited Sustainable Bond Offer) Exemption Notice 2021 [hyperlink to the notice] exempts Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL), subject to conditions, from the disclosure, governance, and financial reporting requirements in Parts 3, 4 and 7 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (the Act) in relation to offers of ‘sustainable’, ‘sustainability’, ‘green’ ‘social’, or similar bonds (Sustainable Bonds) issued under CCHL’s sustainability framework.
    The effect of the exemptions is that CCHL will be able to offer the Sustainable Bonds on a similar basis to an offer made in reliance on clause 19 of Schedule 1 of the Act (the same class offer exclusion).
  2. 15 October 2021

    The Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Banks Offering Simple Debt Products) Exemption Notice 2021

    The Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Banks Offering Simple Debt Products) Exemption Notice 2021 provides applies to banks that are licensed, registered, or otherwise authorised to carry on banking business in certain overseas jurisdictions that have been determined by the FMA to have regulatory oversight standards that are broadly equivalent to those that apply in New Zealand and that have signed the International Organization of Securities Commissions Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding.