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Andrew Park
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Phone: 09 967 1215
Mobile: 021 220 6770
Email: Andrew.Park@fma.govt.nz
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Senior Adviser, Media Relations
Phone: 09 967 1232
Mobile: 021 945 323
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    6 July 2016

    KiwiSaver annual statements are being read but not acted upon

    Media releaseMR No.2016 – 176 July 2016 Most KiwiSaver members are reading their annual statements but only a quarter of them check to see if they’re on track to meet their retirement income goals. The Financial Markets Authority has today released the results of a survey conducted in May this year, to coincide with the time when most KiwiSaver investors are receiving their annual statements. The survey was responded to by 1,313 KiwiSaver investors,...


    6 July 2016

    FMA and SFO investigate Mr Paul Clifford Hibbs and Hansa Limited

    Media releaseMR No. 2016 – 186 July 2016 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Serious Fraud Office are investigating Mr Paul Clifford Hibbs and Hansa Limited (Hansa). Anyone who has been in contact with Mr Hibbs or Hansa in relation to the offer of financial advice, investment services, or any other form of financial product or service, is encouraged to contact the FMA on 0800 434 566, or log a complaint through the FMA’s website....


    29 June 2016

    FMA releases report into insurance sales and advice: Insurance replacement business - who benefits?

    Media releaseMR No.2016 – 1529 June 2016 The Financial Markets Authority is calling for cooperation from the life insurance industry and financial advisers to address the potential harms to consumers from the relatively high levels of switching of existing insurance policies. The FMA today released its first report into sales practices within the life insurance industry. The report shows that of the $1.7bn New Zealanders spent on annual life insurance...


    23 June 2016

    FMA reports on NZX’s regulatory framework

    Media releaseMR No.2016 – 1423 June 2016 The Financial Markets Authority has released its latest annual review of NZX and reports that it is meeting its statutory obligations as a market operator and frontline regulator of those markets. NZX has an important role in helping to achieve fair, orderly and transparent New Zealand financial markets which inspire confident, informed participation from New Zealand investors.  Garth Stanish, Director Capital...


    3 June 2016

    Investigation into Morgan Cooper Limited

    Media releaseMR No. 2016 – 1103 June 2016 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is investigating a complaint received in relation to Morgan Cooper Limited (MCL) and a Mr Rodney McCall (aka Rodney Crichton) for potential contraventions of financial markets legislation. MCL purports to offer foreign exchange currency programmes, and operates the website <http://www.morgancooperltd.co.nz/>. Anyone who has been in contact with MCL or Mr McCall in re...