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Bitcoin regulation in New Zealand: A dense fog
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2017

The article below is a summary of a speech given by Simon Jensen at the Bitcoin South Conference in Queenstown, New Zealand on 29 November 2014. The


Blockchain, what is it and why does it matter?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2017

Blockchain is a hot topic at present. We've been writing about it for a while now and appreciate that it can be a hard topic to get your head around


Financial services and banking news update - 19 April 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

FCA has published a consultation paper on regulated fee and levy rate proposals for 201718 (CP1712). In CP1712, the FCA sets out the proposed


Privacy Commissioner critical of the bank's disclosure of personal information to the police
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • April 11 2017

A recent finding by the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) highlighted the need for organisations holding personal information to have


Next off the block - AEOI
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand, OECD
  • March 17 2017

You might have thought you have enough on your plate getting to grips with anti-money laundering rules closely followed by FATCA - but it's not over


Regulating the Blockchain
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 22 2016

In the financial services sector, billions of dollars are being invested in distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain. This technology


AMLCFT: phase 2 exposure draft
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 14 2016

On 13 December the Ministry of Justice released its exposure draft of the second phase of the anti-money laundering Countering financing of


Avoiding dirty hands - what real estate agents will need to know about the AMLCFT Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 1 2016

The Ministry of Justice has released a Consultation Paper Improving New Zealand's ability to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing on phase


Asia Region Funds Passport will facilitate the cross-border offering of managed funds
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Asia-Pacific, New Zealand
  • July 4 2016

The Asia Region Funds Passport will provide a multilaterally agreed framework for offering high quality regulated managed funds across participating


Vivier appeal - Financial service provider with no services in New Zealand? Alarm bells should sound!
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 23 2016

In Financial Markets Authority v Vivier and Company Limited 2016 NZCA 197, the Court of Appeal has clarified the circumstances in which a financial