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

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