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    26 August 2013

    New website and Twitter account for FMA

    Media Release26 August 2013 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today launched two communication tools which will enhance the way it works with market participants, investors and the media.www.talktous.fma.govt.nz will provide an opportunity for New Zealanders to share their thoughts and tell us what they think is important for the future of New Zealand’s financial markets, which are entering a new era.Visitors to the site will also be able to se...


    31 July 2013

    Chair for Financial Adviser Code Committee re-elected

    Media Release31 July 2013 The Code Committee for Authorised Financial Advisers (AFAs) has re-elected David Ireland as Chair for the next 12 months.A partner at Kensington Swan and a member of the Code Committee since it was established in 2009, Mr Ireland will lead the committee as it keeps under review current regulatory and legislative developments and assesses potential impacts on the Code of Professional Conduct for AFAs.“The Committee is about to...


    12 July 2013

    FMA strategic leadership team appointments

    Media Release12 July 2013 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today announced the appointment of Sue Brown to the new position of Head of Strategy, Innovation and Engagement.From Monday 15 July, Ms Brown will step aside from her current duties as Head of Primary Regulatory Operations to lead FMA’s change management programme over the next nine months.FMA CEO Sean Hughes said the appointment reflected the need for FMA to prepare itself for upcoming le...


    11 July 2013

    FMA CEO Announcement

    Media Release11 July 2013 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today announced that CEO Sean Hughes will not seek re-appointment for a second term as Chief Executive. He will continue in his role until the end of the year.FMA Chairman Simon Allen said Mr Hughes had done an outstanding job leading FMA, from its establishment three years ago, to building credibility and confidence in the new regulator and financial markets.“While the Board is naturally...


    1 July 2013

    FMA releases Investigations and Enforcement Report 2013

    Media Release1 July 2013 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released its Investigations and Enforcement Report on the key issues and themes arising in the last 12 months.The report includes the number of complaints and enquiries received and the nature of those complaints; details of the inquiries and investigations FMA has been engaged in; and key emerging issues.The last 12 months has seen FMA’s enforcement focus shift from issues of the past,...


    4 June 2013

    FMA report on NZX General Obligations Review

    Media Release4 June 2013 The Financial Markets Authority has today released its annual report on NZX’s compliance with its obligations under the Securities Markets Act and the Authorised Futures Exchange (NZX Limited) Notice. The period under review was 1 January to 31 December 2012.FMA has concluded that by the end of the review period NZX was fully compliant with its obligations and had met its statutory requirements.“NZX has committed itself to a...


    12 April 2013

    FMA completes review of Mighty River Power offer document

    Media Release12 April 2013 The Financial Markets Authority has completed its review of the Mighty River Power share offer document and is satisfied that it contains the information potential investors need to make an informed decision. The offer document was registered last Friday, giving FMA five working days to review it before the allocation of shares begins. FMA CEO, Sean Hughes, confirmed that due to the complex and significant nature of the listing...