Financial markets regulation

We provide policy advice on a range of issues relating to the financial markets regulatory system.

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Crown entities we monitor

We monitor the Financial Markets Authority and Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission

Financial Markets Conduct Act

The Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) governs how financial products are offered, promoted, issued and sold, and the ongoing responsibilities of those who offer, issue, manage, supervise, deal in, and trade them. The FMC Act also regulates the provision of certain financial services (including financial advice services) and the conduct of financial institutions.

International financial reforms

We are completing work that may result in changes in New Zealand in response to various international financial market reforms.

Insurance contract law review

We are reviewing New Zealand's insurance contract law to ensure it is facilitating well-functioning insurance markets.