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Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013

New Zealand - August 28 2013 The Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (Act) was passed on 28 August 2013 with the purpose of promoting confident and informed participation in the…

Peter Hinton, Don Holborow, Kevin Jaffe, Michael Pollard, Stephen Ward

Overseas investment

New Zealand - February 14 2013 Overseas investors are currently required to obtain consent from the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) before making any investment in "significant…

James Hawes, Peter Hinton, Don Holborow, Craig Nelson, Michael Pollard, Peter Stubbs, Stephen Ward

Andrews v ANZ: A fundamental shift in the approach to break fees

Australia - December 17 2012 A recent decision of the High Court of Australia in Andrews v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (Andrews) has expanded the scope of the common law penalty doctrine to include payments stipulated for events other than breach of contract.

Peter Hinton, Don Holborow, Kevin Jaffe, Michael Pollard, Stephen Ward

Anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism – more than just a bank and casino issue

New Zealand - November 5 2012 If you think about how criminals might conduct money laundering, or the financing of terrorism, the first associations that come to mind are cash transactions with banks and casinos.

Peter Hinton, Don Holborow, Kevin Jaffe, Michael Pollard, Stephen Ward

Financial Markets Authority and External Reporting Board levies

New Zealand - June 26 2012 A number of levies are to be introduced to help fund the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the External Reporting Board (XRB).

Peter Hinton, Don Holborow, Kevin Jaffe, Michael Pollard, Stephen Ward