Page last updated: 15 March 2022

Opinion

Banks and insurers have work cut out with CoFI
Clare Bolingford outlines what banks, insurers and non-bank deposit takers need to do to prepare for the CoFI regime.
The values of your money - choosing an ethical investment
Tammy Peyper, Manager, Investor Capability shares her own experience choosing an ethical KiwiSaver fund.
Is your money next on cyber attackers’ hit list?
New Zealand’s response to Russia’s war on Ukraine has heightened the risk of cyberattacks on our digital shores - and financial service providers ...
Reporting a deficit – how to address the auditor shortage in New Zealand
New Zealand’s shortage of experienced auditors is having an impact on the timely completion of audited financial information for investors and stake ...
Sanctions on Russia – we’ve already got a tool for that
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is into its fourth month, and many countries continue to review and tighten economic and financial sanctions on Russia ...
Meet Samantha Barrass, FMA Chief Executive
The FMA’S new Chief Executive, Samantha Barrass talks about what she wants to achieve for financial services in New Zealand.
Customer understanding and demystifying — Clare Bolingford on FMA expectations of NZ life insurers
Clare Bolingford spoke to this year’s FSC “Generations” conference about the insurance sector.
Mary Holm: Investing is for the long term
Mary Holm talks about market volatility and how to invest for the long term.
The Year of the FAP
The FMA’s Director of Market Engagement reflects on the first year of FAP full licensing.
Mandatory climate-related disclosures – a new regime for NZ and the FMA
FMA director of capital markets, Sarah Vrede talks about climate-related disclosures.
Jumping into that investment? Take a mo and think about it
Gillian Boyes, Manager Investor Capabilitytalks about FOMO investing.
First thoughts on full licensing: First Capital’s Hugh Percy gives his verdict on the journey
First Capital talks to the FMA’s Anita Frazer about their FAP licensing journey.
KiwiSaver upgrades follow ‘annus mirabilis’
The FMA’s Director of Investment Management, Paul Gregory talks about 2021 KiwiSaver Annual Report.
The Goldilocks dilemma (or how to choose the FAP full licence class that’s just right)
On this page Derek Grantham, Principal Consultant, Market Engagement at the FMA talks about your FAP full licence options.
Delta blues: latest lockdown shows need for customer vulnerability preparedness
This piece aims to provide some ‘food for thought’ as firms start to develop or review their current customer vulnerability processes and procedur ...