Page last updated: 02 December 2022

News & Insights

How to identify a product disclosure statement (PDS) or prospectus scam
FMA has issued this article about how to identify and avoid PDS or prospectus scams as a result of an increase in fake investment documents targeting ...
Accredited Body Report - CPA Australia
CPA Australia Accredited Body Report contains the findings of our monitoring assessment of CPA Australia. Read more.
Accredited Body Report – New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
NZICA Accredited Body Report contains the findings of our monitoring assessment of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA). Read mo ...
FMA releases 2022 CPA Australia and NZICA accredited body reports
We have published the 2022 accredited body reports for CPA Australia and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA).
FMA progressing CoFI implementation with publication of licensing materials
The FMA is continuing to progress preparations for the Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Act 2022 (CoFI), with the release of a s ...
TupuToa interns – welcome to the FMA
The FMA has welcomed eight new interns who will be working full-time with us over the university summer break as a part of TupuToa Internship Programm ...
FMA finds continuing improvements to audit quality
FMA releases Audit Quality Monitoring Report for 2021/22, Findings show that audit firms have improved their record keeping.
FMA Investor Profile – Dillon Balasingham
Our latest Investor Profile features Dillon Balasingham, a 22-year-old student at the Victoria University of Wellington, and Co-President of the Unive ...
Appreciation - GameStop docuseries
GameStop is a US company whose share price skyrocketed in value due to online hype and anti-establishment sentiment in January 2021, in an episode tha ...
'5 mins with the FMA' podcast #4: Wholesale property investments report
Paul Gregory, FMA Director of Capital Markets discusses the wholesale property investment sector, which led to the FMA issuing formal warnings to seve ...
Spotlight on: Wholesale investing
Spotlight on wholesale investment offers aimed at experienced investors, often with large sums of money to invest.
Thematic review of use of the wholesale investor exclusion
Thematic review of wholesale offers of financial products, along with guidance for offerors and those who provide confirmation for eligible investor c ...
FMA formally warns wholesale property investment firms after discovering non-compliant practices
FMA has issued seven formal warnings following concerns in the wholesale property investment sector.
FMA warns InvestNow for AML/CFT deficiencies and failures
FMA has issued a formal warning to InvestNow Saving and Investment Service Limited for failing to comply with anti-money laundering requirements.
FMA files proceedings against Vero for allegedly misleading customers about multi-policy discounts
FMA has filed High Court proceedings against Vero Insurance for failing to apply multi-policy discounts, which led to customers being overcharged.