Company and Securities Law Compendium 2019

​Chapman Tripp has provided relevant links to the core company/securities law on the New Zealand legislation website, and a recent developments section noting any specific issues for companies to be aware of in 2019.

Recent Developments

​Chapter 1 Companies Act
Companies Act 1993
Companies Act 1993 Regulations 1994
​Chapter 2 Financial Reporting/Auditor Regulation
Financial Reporting Act 2013
Financial Reporting Regulations 2015
​Financial Reporting (Levies) Regulations 2014
Tax Administration (Financial Statements) Order 2014
​Auditor Regulation Act 2011
Auditor Regulations 2012
​Chapter 3 Property
Personal Property Securities Act 1999
Personal Property Securities Regulations 2001
Property Law Act 2007
​Chapter 4 Co-operative Companies
Co-operative Companies Act 1996
Co-operative Companies (Forms) Regulations 1996
​Chapter 5 Receiverships/Liquidations/VA
Receiverships Act 1993
Companies Act 1993 Liquidation Regulations 1994
Companies (Maximum Priority Amount) Order 2015
Companies (Voluntary Administration) Regulations 2007
Insolvency (Cross-border) Act 2006
​Chapter 6 Competition
Commerce Act 1986
Commerce Act (Fees) Regulations 1990
​Chapter 7 Overseas Investment
Overseas Investment Act 2005
Overseas Investment Regulations 2005
​Chapter 8 Partnerships
Partnership Act 1908
Limited Partnerships Act 2008
Limited Partnerships Regulations 2008
​Chapter 9 Takeovers
Takeovers Act 1993
​Takeovers Regulations 2000
Takeovers (Fees) Regulations 2001
Takeovers Code (Class Exemptions) Notice (No 2) 2001
Takeovers Code (Professional Underwriters) Exemption Notice 2004
Takeovers Code (Small Code Companies) Exemption Notice 2016
Takeovers Code (Trustee Corporations) Exemption Notice 2001
Takeovers Code (Trustees of Family Trusts) Exemption Notice 2012
Takeovers Code (Unmarketable Parcels) Exemption Notice 2003
​Chapter 10 Financial Markets Conduct
Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013
Financial Markets Conduct Regulations 2014
Financial Markets Conduct (Fees) Regulations 2014
Selected designations and class exemptions with ongoing application
Financial Markets Conduct (Communal Facilities in Real Property Developments) Designation Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Communal Facilities in Real Property Developments) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Designation of Restricted Schemes) Order 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Disclosure of Relevant Interests by Directors and Senior Managers) Exemption Notice 2014
Financial Markets Conduct (Disclosure Using Overseas GAAP) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Employee Share Purchase Schemes) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Financial Reporting—DIMS Licensees) Exemption Notice 2015
​Financial Markets Conduct (Financial Statements for Schemes Consisting Only of Separate Funds) Exemption Notice 2017
Financial Markets Conduct (FMC Reporting Entities with Higher Level of Public Accountability) Notice 2014
Financial Markets Conduct (Forestry Schemes) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Forward Foreign Exchange Contracts) Designation Notice 2017
Financial Markets Conduct (Incidental Offers) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Irrigation Companies) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Licensed Independent Trustees of Restricted Schemes) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Market Index) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Offers of Financial Products Through Authorised Financial Advisers Supplying Personalised DIMS) Exemption Notice 2015
Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Banks Offering Simple Debt Products) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Custodians—Assurance Engagement) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas FMC Reporting Entities) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Registered Banks and Licensed Insurers) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Overseas Subsidiary Balance Date Alignment) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Property Schemes—Custody of Assets) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Product Disclosure Statements in Te Reo Māori and English) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Recognised Exchanges) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (Same Class Offers ASX/NZX-Quoted Financial Products) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Shares in Investment Companies) Designation Notice 2017
Financial Markets Conduct (Small Co-operatives) Exemption Notice 2016
Financial Markets Conduct (US Futures Commission Merchants) Exemption Notice 2015
Financial Markets Conduct (Wholesale Investor Exclusion—$750,000 Minimum Investment) Exemption Notice 2017
​Chapter 11 Financial Advisers
Financial Advisers Act 2008
​Secret Commissions Act 1910
Financial Advisers Code of Professional Conduct for Authorised Financial Advisers
Financial Advisers (Definitions, Voluntary Authorisation, Prescribed Entities, and Exemptions) Regulations 2011
Financial Advisers (Disclosure) Regulations 2010
Financial Advisers (Fees) Regulations 2010
Financial Advisers (Custodians of FMCA Financial Products) Regulations 2014
Financial Advisers (Personalised DIMS) Regulations 2014
Financial Advisers (Australian Licensees) Exemption Notice 2011
Financial Advisers (Non-NZX Brokers—Client Money) Exemption Notice 2017
Financial Advisers (NZX Brokers—Client Money and Client Property) Exemption Notice 2015
Financial Advisers (Overseas Custodians—Assurance Engagement) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Advisers (Personalised Digital Advice) Exemption Notice 2018
Financial Markets Conduct (Offers of Financial Products Through Authorised Financial Advisers Supplying Personalised DIMS) Exemption Notice 2015
​Chapter 12 Financial Service Providers
Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008
Financial Service Providers (Registration) Regulations 2010
Financial Service Providers (Exemptions) Regulations 2010
Financial Service Providers (Fees) Regulations 2010
​Chapter 13 Anti-Money Laundering
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Definitions) Regulations 2011
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Exemptions) Regulations 2011
​Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Cross-Border Transportation of Cash) Regulations 2010
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Requirements and Compliance) Regulations 2011
​Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Class Exemptions) Notice 2014
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Class Exemptions) Notice 2018
​Chapter 14 Financial Markets Authority
Financial Markets Authority Act 2011
Financial Markets Authority (Fees) Regulations 2011
Financial Markets Authority (Levies) Regulations 2012
​Chapter 15 Financial Markets Supervisors
Financial Markets Supervisors Act 2011
Financial Markets Supervisors Regulations 2014