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    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...


    12 March 2013

    Mighty River Power Share offer

    Media Release12 March 2013 FAQs for potential retail investors The Mighty River Power Share Offer will open for applications on Monday, 15 April 2013. You can view, download or print the Share Offer document from within New Zealand at www.mightyrivershares.govt.nz When the Share Offer opens, shares can be bought directly. All applications for shares must be made on the application form accompanying the Sh...


    28 February 2013

    FMA signals its compliance focus for 2013

    Media Release28 February 2013 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today released its compliance focus for 2013 which outlines FMA's priority areas for monitoring and surveillance over the next year. The document details four major themes which will influence priorities: building customer trust; raising standards in existing regimes; embedding new regimes; and KiwiSaver. FMA CEO Sean Hughes said "Signalli...


    23 October 2012

    Time for KiwiSaver members to maximise their retirement savings potential

    Media Release23 October 2012 The Financial Markets Authority says it's time for KiwiSaver members to make sure their investment options best suit their future retirement needs. The comment follows the release of FMA's KiwiSaver Report, which shows membership increased by 14 percent on the previous year. As of 31 March 2012: 1.91 million people were enrolled in KiwiSaver 23.4% of members were in default sc...


    18 October 2012

    FMA grants auditor licensing accreditation to CPA Australia

    Media Release18 October 2012 The Financial Markets Authority has today accredited accounting body CPA Australia to license auditors who carry out issuer audits in New Zealand. Under the Auditor Regulation Act 2011, auditors who carry out issuer audits must be licensed and audit firms must be registered. In becoming an accredited body, CPA Australia will be responsible for supervising the auditors it licens...


    15 October 2012

    FMA issues guidance on KiwiSaver sales and distribution

    Media Release15 October 2012 The Financial Markets Authority has today published its final guidance note for people involved with the sale and distribution of KiwiSaver schemes. The guidance confirms the factors FMA will take into account when considering whether advice is given, and if so, whether the advice is classified as a 'class' or 'personalised' service. FMA Head of Primary Regulatory Operations, S...