Financial markets regulation
We provide policy advice on a range of issues relating to the financial markets regulatory system.
We provide policy advice in the following areas of financial markets regulation:
We are also the monitoring agency for the Financial Markets Authority and the Commission for Financial Capability.
Legislation we administer
- Financial Advisers Act 2008(external link)
- Financial Markets Authority Act 2011(external link)
- Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013(external link)
- Financial Markets Supervisors Act 2011(external link)
- Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008(external link)
- KiwiSaver Act 2006 (Part 4 and Schedule 1)(external link)
- Insurance Intermediaries Act 1994(external link)
- Insurance Law Reform Act 1977(external link)
- Insurance Law Reform Act 1985(external link)
- Law Reform Act 1936(external link)
- Life Insurance Act 1908(external link)
- Marine Insurance Act 1908(external link)
- New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 (Part 4 and Schedule 6)(external link)
In this section
We monitor the Financial Markets Authority and Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission
The Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) governs how financial products are created, promoted and sold, and the ongoing responsibilities of those who offer, deal and trade them.
We are responsible for administering certain aspects of the KiwiSaver Act 2006.
MBIE is responsible for administering legislation relating to the regulation of financial advice in New Zealand.
We are completing work that may result in changes in New Zealand in response to various international financial market reforms.
We are reviewing New Zealand's insurance contract law to ensure it is facilitating well-functioning insurance markets.
The Government is introducing a new regulatory regime to govern conduct in the financial sector.