Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tag: FMA

Latest Poll – All Set for Transitional Licensing? 

The FMA will now open transitional licensing from 25 November and we ask if and how soon you intend to submit your online application...

FMA Reinforces Message to Insurers to ‘Rebuild Public Trust’ 

The Financial Markets Authority has stated it is now up to insurers and banks to rebuild public trust, as it releases its 2019 Annual...

Privacy Breach at FMA

The FMA has apologised for a privacy breach that it said meant complaints documents it received between 2015 and 2017 were potentially accessible via...

Association Teams up With FMA For More Licensing Roadshows

Financial Advice New Zealand has announced a number of seminars on transitional licensing will take place in November. The roadshow is part of a programme...

Fraudster Jailed Following FMA Investigation 

Businessman Steven Robertson has been sentenced to six years, eight months’ imprisonment at the Auckland High Court, as a result of an investigation by...

Government Increases FMA Litigation Budget

The Government has announced an increase of $4 million to the Financial Markets Authority’s litigation fund for 2019/20 to strengthen enforcement capability. The increase, which...

Change to Transitional Licensing Start Date

The FMA has announced a revised start date to transitional licensing of 25 November 2019, following MBIE’s confirmation that a number of regulations relating...

Poll Results – Own Licence Preferred 

Our latest poll asked if you would be applying for your own licence under the new regime for financial advice. Applications for transitional licensing open...

FMA Announces Two Senior Appointments 

The Financial Markets Authority has announced two senior appointments to its executive team, reporting directly to Chief Executive, Rob Everett. Clare Bolingford will join the...

Advisers Get a Preview of Transitional Licensing Process

*Updated content* Advisers around the country have had an in-depth look at the new transitional licensing process opening in November 2019. Announced in August, the FMA...