Page last updated: 20 June 2023


This section provides an overview of the compliance obligations of key financial market participants. It shows who needs to comply, their main obligations, and includes information on licensing, fees and exemptions. To find out more about your specific obligations, choose your role on the main menu.

Compliance by role - Compliance with the FMA

FMA's compliance approach

We take a risk-based approach to our monitoring and surveillance activities, meaning we prioritise resources to those participants or practices that present the greatest risk to fair, efficient and transparent financial markets.

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SGX-DT review report
Findings from the FMA’s reviews of how well Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited (SGX-DT) is meeting its market operator obligations under ...
Accredited Body Report - CPA Australia
CPA Australia Accredited Body Report contains the findings of our monitoring assessment of CPA Australia. Read more.
Accredited Body Report – New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
NZICA Accredited Body Report contains the findings of our monitoring assessment of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA). Read mo ...
Audit Quality Monitoring Report
The Audit Quality Monitoring Report 2023 emphasises that high-quality audits are vital to ensuring investors can make active choices based on clear, c ...
Consultation: Proposed fair outcomes for consumers and markets
Have your say on the proposed fair outcomes and approach that will form the basis of how the FMA engages with financial service providers. Submissions ...
Climate-related Disclosures – Scenario analysis information sheet
This information sheet details compliance expectations of the FMA for scenario analysis disclosures made under the climate-related disclosures (CRD) r ...
Key findings from the 2022 re-licensing of Supervisors
Report on findings and areas for improvement identified by the FMA’s 2022 relicensing of Supervisors.
Consultation: Renewal of class exemption for dual language (English and te reo Māori) product disclosure statements
This exemption provides relief to issuers of financial products from the prescribed length limits and, if necessary, some prescribed statements and fo ...