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    28 July 2010

    Issuers Could Improve Corporate Governance Reporting

    (Media releases from the Securities Commission)28 July 2010 The Securities Commission's latest review of corporate governance reporting shows that while most issuers are doing well, many need to improve their disclosures when it comes to ethical standards, directors and executive's remuneration, risk management, and shareholder and stakeholder relations. "It is important that investors are given high-le...


    25 June 2010

    Financial Advisers Urged to Get Ready for Regulation

    (Media releases from the Securities Commission)25 June 2010 The Commissioner for Financial Advisers, David Mayhew, today urged advisers to get ready for the new regulatory regime. He also updated the Securities Commission's financial adviser implementation timetable. The announcement follows changes made by Parliament to the Financial Advisers Act this week. The Act will be implemented over the next twe...


    22 June 2010

    Securities Commission Welcomes Commerce Commission Settlement with ANZ and ING

    The Securities Commission welcomes the settlement that relates to the Commerce Commission's investigation into alleged breaches of the Fair Trading Act 1986 by ANZN and ING and other entities in relation to the marketing, promotion and sale of the ING Diversified Yield Fund and ING Regular Income Fund. Read more.


    14 June 2010

    Investment Adviser and Broker Banned

    (Media releases from the Securities Commission)14 June 2010 Former Timaru-based investment adviser Neville Ian Cant, found guilty of forgery and theft, is banned from operating as an adviser or investment broker for five years. The Securities Commission had received a number of complaints regarding investment schemes established by Mr Cant. He is also banned from acting as an employee or agent of an inv...


    2 June 2010

    Guide for Authorised Financial Advisers Released

    (Media releases from the Securities Commission)2 June 2010 The Securities Commission today released the AFA Adviser Business Statement Guide to help financial advisers prepare for the new regulatory regime. The guide explains the document to be prepared by an adviser applying to become an Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA). Under the Financial Advisers Act a person who provides a financial planning serv...


    28 May 2010

    Commission Finds Instances Where Investors Entitled to Refunds

    (Media releases from the Securities Commission)28 May 2010 Securities Commission investigations into finance companies have found that many investors are entitled to refunds on their investments. Where individuals and companies have broken the law by offering securities to the public without a registered prospectus, investors are entitled to a refund of their principal plus interest. Investors who did n...