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Disclosure requirements and commencement date set for new financial advice regime 25 June 2020

The Government has set new disclosure requirements to ensure that consumers seeking financial advice can make more informed decisions. It has also set the start date for the new financial advice regime as 15 March 2021.

Government to introduce stronger laws to prevent anti-competitive conduct 08 June 2020

The Government has agreed on changes to the Commerce Act to ensure New Zealand business can compete on a level playing field, and that competition law remains effective for the long-term benefit of consumers.

New measures targeting high-cost lenders, mobile traders take effect 05 June 2020

New measures that protect consumers who borrow from high-cost lenders and mobile traders came into effect on 1 June 2020.

Government to increase FMA’s funding and levy settings 14 May 2020

The Government is making changes to the Financial Markets Authority’s (FMA) levy to implement an increase in its funding. The funding decision, made through Budget 2020, involves increasing the FMA’s annual operating funding over the next three years.

Next step in insolvency relief for businesses affected by COVID-19 05 May 2020

The Government is progressing with changes to insolvency and company law through the COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill, which has been introduced to Parliament.

Government boosts cashflow support for small businesses 01 May 2020

The Government announced today it will provide interest free loans for a year to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 response.
Many business have been unable to trade through Level 4 and some remain unable to re-open safely at Alert Level 3. By taking these measures needed to keep all of us safe, some small businesses have no revenue to meet fixed costs.

Limited business activities allowed to prepare for Alert Level 3 22 April 2020

The Government has announced that businesses and other organisations can undertake limited activities on their premises to prepare for the move to Alert Level 3.

Details on Alert Level 3 workplace restrictions released 16 April 2020

New Zealand remains in Alert Level 4 and all New Zealanders should continue to stay home to save lives. Only businesses that are essential can operate premises for workers who cannot work from home during the Alert Level 4 period.

Public to be able to access essential goods during shutdown 30 March 2020

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has issued the following statement today.

Government to introduce law changes following retail fuel market study 27 February 2020

The Government has agreed to introduce changes to improve competition in the retail fuel market following the Commerce Commission’s report into the retail fuel market. The changes will be introduced through a Fuel Industry Bill.

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