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FMA reports on 2017 conduct outcomes and looks forward 380020/02/2018 11:00:00 a.m.The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released its annual Conduct Outcomes Report (the Report) for 2017. The Report explains how the FMA responded to cases of misconduct in 2017, identifies emerging themes and sets out where the FMA will focus its energies during 2018.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released its annual Conduct Outcomes Report (the Report) for 2017 The Report explains how the FMA responded to cases of misconduct in 2017 337htmlFalseaspx
Cartel criminalisation – back from oblivion396715/02/2018 11:00:00 a.m.Legislation to criminalise cartel conduct has been brought back from the dead as new Commerce Minister Kris Faafoi stamps his mark on the portfolio.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.Legislation to criminalise cartel conduct has been brought back from the dead as new Commerce Minister Kris Faafoi stamps his mark on the portfolio But now it’s back, with just 171htmlFalseaspx
SME test returned for 90-day rule387124/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.Labour has stepped back from its election policy in this first tranche of employment reforms in relation to the 90-day rule and has basically restored it to the format National adopted when it first introduced the regime.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.Labour has stepped back from its election policy in this first tranche of employment reforms in relation to the 90-day rule and has basically restored it to the format National 997htmlFalseaspx
Chapman Tripp on the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill 386922/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.Chapman Tripp is seeking a number of largely technical changes to the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill. 22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.Chapman Tripp is seeking a number of largely technical changes to the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill designed to prevent any unintended consequences which may run counter to 722htmlFalseaspx
Whew - big sigh of relief from Penrose384818/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.The finding by NZX Regulation that Fletcher Building Ltd (FBU) was not in breach of its continuous disclosure obligations in the management of last year’s two earnings downgrades would have been greeted with sighs of relief in the company’s Penrose headquarters.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.The finding by NZX Regulation that Fletcher Building Ltd (FBU) was not in breach of its continuous disclosure obligations in the management of last year’s two earnings downgrades 627htmlFalseaspx
Strong mandate for change from NZX listing rule consultation384115/01/2018 11:00:00 a.m.NZX has a strong mandate for change in the response to its listing rule review, with approximately 70 submissions received.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.NZX has a strong mandate for change in the response to its listing rule review, with approximately 70 submissions received The submissions released by NZX this morning in response 1078htmlFalseaspx
Payment on principle under principal's bond 378620/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.A recent High Court decision has reinforced the need for principals, bond issuers and contractors to be careful with the wording used in on demand bonds.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.A recent High Court decision has reinforced the need for principals, bond issuers and contractors to be careful with the wording used in on demand bonds CCB refused to pay on the 319htmlFalseaspx
Bribery is an offence – even if there is no attempt to influence 390013/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.The Court of Appeal has confirmed that bribing a public official is an offence, even if there is no specific intent to influence the official’s decision-making. A corrupt payment, of itself, shows impropriety.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.The Court of Appeal has confirmed that bribing a public official is an offence, even if there is no specific intent to influence the official’s decision-making 679htmlFalseaspx
AML/CFT supervisors release updated guidelines390213/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.Today, the Financial Markets Authority, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Department of Internal Affairs (the supervisors) released new and updated guidelines for reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.Today, the Financial Markets Authority, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Department of Internal Affairs (the supervisors) released new and updated guidelines for reporting 1255htmlFalseaspx
Government books – on track but tight390413/12/2017 11:00:00 a.m.The Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU) and its more political companion, the Budget Policy Statement (BPS), have the new government on track to hit all of its targets – but with very little wriggle room.22/02/2018 8:00:35 p.m.The Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU) and its more political companion, the Budget Policy Statement (BPS), have the new government on track to hit all of its targets 889htmlFalseaspx