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  1. 6 May 2021

    New law reforms the regulation of financial market infrastructures (FMIs)

    New laws to regulate and supervise payment and settlement systems have been passed by Parliament following the third reading of the Financial Market Infrastructures Bill (the Bill) yesterday. Under the Bill the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua (the Reserve Bank) and the Financial Markets Authority – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko (FMA) will be joint regulators of most FMIs, including central securities depositories, securities settlement systems, central counterparties, and trade repositories. The Reserve Bank will be the sole regulator of payments systems under the new regime.
  2. 19 March 2021

    James Greig, FMA Director of Supervision, to lead monitoring and supervision of financial advice

    The FMA announced that overall responsibility for monitoring financial advice sits with James Greig, Director of Supervision. He has recently been appointed to the FMA’s Executive Committee and has reported directly to Chief Executive Rob Everett since 2020.
  3. 15 March 2021

    Start to new licensing regime for financial advice

    The Financial markets Authority (FMA) welcomes the start of the new financial advice regime from 15 March 2021. Under the new regime, anyone who gives regulated financial advice to retail clients must either hold, or operate under, a Financial Advice Provider licence. All providers of financial advice are now subject to the same obligation to place the interests of their clients first and must adhere to a new Code of Conduct.