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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Culture, Economy, English, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, Health, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 3018 July 2018  The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is considering regulatory action against three large financial institutions or qualifying financial entities (QFEs) following a review of insurance replacement business practices. The inherent risks of conflicts of interest involved in selling financial products are heightened when vertically […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: CBL investigation update

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, English, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: CBL investigation update

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 2913 July 2018  The FMA investigation into the conduct of CBL Corporation Limited (“CBL”) and its directors is ongoing. Due to investor interest in these matters an update on the investigation is appropriate at this time. The FMA has completed a preliminary assessment of the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Investors show mixed levels of understanding while confidence in financial markets remains stable

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking, Banking and Finance, Culture, Economy, English, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Investors show mixed levels of understanding while confidence in financial markets remains stable

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 2812 July 2018  Confidence in New Zealand’s financial markets has remained stable since 2017, despite uncertainty around a potential trade war, volatile global markets and a focus on the culture and conduct of major financial institutions in Australia and New Zealand. The Financial Markets Authority […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Individual falsely holding himself out as financial adviser sentenced to Community Work and Community Detention

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Christchurch, Commerce, Crime, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Queenstown, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Individual falsely holding himself out as financial adviser sentenced to Community Work and Community Detention

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 275 July 2018  Garry James Patterson has been sentenced to 200 hours’ community work and 3 months’ community detention at the Christchurch District Court after pleading guilty to two charges brought by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). Mr Patterson, 63, who is originally from Queenstown […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: FMA statement on Blackfort/Arena sentencing

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Christchurch, Economy, English, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: FMA statement on Blackfort/Arena sentencing

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 263 July 2018  The FMA acknowledges the sentencing today in the Serious Fraud Office’s criminal prosecution of Mr Jimmy McNicholl and Mr Lance Ryan, also known as Lance Jared Thompson. These individuals were prosecuted in relation to a Ponzi scheme in Christchurch that resulted in hundreds of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Annual review of NZX published

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, English, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Annual review of NZX published

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 2528 June 2018  The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published its annual review of NZX’s regulatory obligations as a licensed market operator during the 2017 calendar year. NZX plays a vital role in helping to achieve fair, orderly and transparent financial markets in New Zealand to […]

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