FINANCIAL MARKETS OVERHAUL COMPLETE
FINANCIAL MARKETS OVERHAUL COMPLETE
12 February 2015 | By  Andrew Wallace
On 1 December 2014 the second phase of the implementation of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 came into force. The Act has replaced the Securities Act 1978 as well as several other pieces of legislation and, in doing so, has completely overhauled New Zealand’s capital markets and financial services law. Read More →
FINANCIAL MARKETS OVERHAUL COMPLETE
FINANCIAL MARKETS OVERHAUL COMPLETE
12 February 2015 | By  Andrew Wallace
On 1 December 2014 the second phase of the implementation of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 came into force. The Act has replaced the Securities Act 1978 as well as several other pieces of legislation and, in doing so, has completely overhauled New Zealand’s capital markets and financial services law.
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Clampdown on longstanding exemption for charities
Clampdown on longstanding exemption for charities
04 February 2014 | By  Andrew Wallace
For most not-for-profits (NFPs), fundraising is a significant challenge. The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has recently undertaken consultation on certain long-standing exemptions from our securities laws in the area and last month put its proposals into effect with the issuance of two new exemption notices...
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Five key points to think about when going in as a minority investor
Five key points to think about when going in as a minority investor
14 April 2013 | By  Andrew Wallace
Going into business can be an exciting time. However, it’s critical at the early stages to give careful thought to various aspects of how the business will work between you and your fellow business partners. This is particularly important if you’re going in as a minority investor...
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Momentum for crowdfunding builds
Momentum for crowdfunding builds
14 October 2012 | By  Andrew Wallace
Last month officials took one step closer to make crowdfunding, in a true investment sense, a reality in New Zealand...
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