Providing Financial Services or Financial Products in New Zealand

Thursday, April 06, 2017

There are a large number of statutes that potentially apply to any business providing financial services or products in New Zealand.  We are aware from prosecutions by regulators and from assistance that we have provided to clients, that many people are unaware of the full compliance requirements that relate to their business.  In some cases, businesses may comply with one statute, but are unaware that there are other statutes that apply. Read more

Recent Posts


Validity of Wills Unfair contract terms Trust busting Limitation period Ministry of Social Development Business Trust Check Up Abuse Immigration New Zealand Health and Safety Reform Bill Part payment Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Tenant Subsidies Limitation Act 2010 Will that do Partnership based work visa Maritime Lien Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Partner of resident Temper Section 15A Limitation defence Gifts Privacy Act 1993 Interpretation of documents Tamarapa v Byerley Rest Home Subsidies Insurance Charity Vessel survey Wills Landlord Fair Trading Act 1986 Legislation update Testamentary Promises Division of Functions Body Corporate Vessel Sale and Purchase Elder Law Invalid wills Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Estate Administration Company Law Commercial Testamentary writing White v White Deceased's wishes SMC Limitation Act 1950 Domestic Violence Act 1995 Skilled migrant points Trustee Duties Civil union Anti-money laundering (AML) Financial services Financial Advisers Act 2008 Physical abuse Trusts Bill Lease Titles Section 15 Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Shareholders' Agreement Commercial Property Mortgagor Trust Confidentiality Murrell v Hamilton Duress Tenants Six years Character requirements Lankow v Rose Financial services provider (FSP) Expression of interest Ship Registration Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Family Protection Act 1955 Companies Act 1993 Case Study Document Disclosure Living standards Terms of Trade Due Diligence Administrators duty Clayton case Fair share Pattern of offending KiwiSaver Recovery of money Repayment Interpretation Act 1999 SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 Wilson v Donnellan Re Estate of Feron Beneficiary Rights Violence Income Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Constructive trusts Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Financial products Ship's Mortgage Re Estate of Campbell Amundson v Raos Loss of income Frustration Economic disadvantage Contract Law Testamentary capacity Family Trusts Lease Interest De facto Protector Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 Twelve years Ministry Testamentary freedom Litigation Sale of Goods Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Charity begins at home Mortgage Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Seperation Commercial Law Acknowledgment Trusts Work and Income Vessel surveyor Erceg v Erceg Domestic violence Auckland Office Principal Changes Creating Trusts Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Personal Ship Resident Visa Protection Order Gifting Eviction Verbal abuse Property Will Directors' Duties Intellectual Property Immigration Claims against estates Blackwell v Hollings Acknowledgment of Debt Relationship Property Reckless Trading Lump sum Consumer credit contracts Compensation Executors duty Valid wills Resident Employment Psychological abuse Marriage Visa application Mortgagee Wills Act 2007 Charities Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Undue influence Grey Power Maritime Law Skilled migrant Break up ''Best Endeavours'' Asset Protection Albany Office Offending Residential WINZ Zero Hour Contracts