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Start date for the new financial advice regime confirmed

The Government has confirmed that the new financial advice regulatory regime set out in the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Act 2019 will come into force on 15 March 2021.

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FMA opens consultation on standard conditions for full licensing for financial advice

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has opened consultation on the proposed full licence standard conditions for Financial Advice Providers, as part of the new financial advice regime. The consultation is open until Friday, 7 August 2020.

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We’re accepting ‘remote’ declarations during COVID-19

In response to the need for physical distancing during COVID-19, the Companies Office will, as a temporary measure, accept statutory declarations that meet the requirements of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957 but are taken by alternative means.

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Change to the start of the new financial advice regulatory regime

The start of the new financial advice regulatory regime, set out in the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Act 2019, will be delayed from 29 June 2020 to early 2021.

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COVID-19 Update

The Companies Office is prioritising the health and well-being of our people and our customers in response to the latest developments of COVID-19.

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Phishing emails claiming to be sent from MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is aware of phishing emails that are pretending to be sent from MBIE and contain malicious software.

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Morgan DeVere fined $40,000 in first FMA case of company abuse of the FSPR

Morgan DeVere Corporate Finance Limited has been fined $40,000 following its conviction at the Wellington District Court on two charges of breaching the Financial Services Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008.

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Company convicted for abuse of the FSPR

The Financial Markets Authority has obtained a conviction against Morgan DeVere Corporate Finance Limited (Morgan DeVere) for falsely claiming it was registered on the Financial Services Providers Register (FSPR).

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