Document Library

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  1. 1 December 2014

    141201 Guidance Effective disclosure

    This guidance note is for Issuers of securities under the Securities Act 1978 pursuant to the transitional provisions of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013. It is also for their directors and advisers. It gives guidance on the approach the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) intends to take in reviewing prospectuses and investment statements for
    compliance with the law.
    Tags
    Directors, Roles, Derivative Issuer, Business
    Type
    PDF, Guidance
  2. 27 September 2017

    170927 Guidance on substantial product holder disclosures

    This guidance is for anyone who has a substantial holding in a listed issuer; Fund management firms and their employees. It aims to assist substantial product holders in understanding their obligations and help to promote consistency in disclosures.
    Tags
    Derivative Issuer, Managed investment schemes, Roles, Business
    Type
    PDF, Guidance
  3. 23 June 2022

    Cyber Security and Operational Systems Resilience June 2022

    This information sheet assists market services licensees (excluding benchmark administrators) licensed under Part 6 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) to enhance the resilience of their cyber and operational systems. While this information sheet is designed to apply to a broad range of sectors, entities with complex cyber security and operational systems should consider the specific technology requirements and obligations that apply to their sector.
    Tags
    Auditors, Authorised body under a FAP, Client money or property services provider, Crowdfunding providers, Cryptocurrencies, Directors, Derivative Issuer, Discretionary investment management scheme (DIMS), Offer disclosure for equity and debt offers, Financial Advice Provider, Financial Adviser, Financial market infrastructures, Interposed persons under new financial advice regime, Managed investment schemes, Market operator, Peer-to-peer lending service providers, Roles, Business
    Type
    PDF, Guidance
  4. 10 October 2013

    AML CFT identity verification code of practice 2013

    This code of practice provides a suggested best practice for all reporting entities conducting name and date of birth identity verification on customers (that are natural persons) that have been assessed to be low to medium risk. Identification involves obtaining from the customer a range of information about him or her (“identity information”). Verification involves confirming some of that information against documents, data or information obtained from a reliable and independent source.
    Tags
    AML/CFT, Roles, Business
    Type
    PDF, Guidance
  5. 1 May 2020

    Record keeping for financial advice providers

    This information sheet sets out our expectations for how licensed financial advice providers (FAPs) can demonstrate compliance with the standard condition for record keeping. It will be useful for small and medium-sized FAPs to consider the examples provided when reviewing their internal arrangements for creating and maintaining records.
    Tags
    Financial Advice Provider, Financial Adviser, FMC Act, Roles, Legislation, Business
    Type
    PDF, Guidance, Information Sheet
  6. 16 September 2022

    Climate related disclosures implementation approach

    The Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (CRD Bill) received Royal assent on 27 October 2021. This document briefly explains the Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2021 (the CRD legislation) and outlines the Financial Markets Authority’s (FMA) implementation approach for the CRD regime over a period of approximately 4 years, through to 2025/26. It sets out the roles and responsibilities of the various government agencies, to help industry understand ‘who is doing what’ with regard to CRD.
    Tags
    Authorised body under a FAP, Client money or property services provider, Directors, Banking, Roles, Offer disclosure for equity and debt offers, Insurance Providers, Business, FMA
    Type
    PDF, Guidance