23rd May 2016
Legislative drafting experts from across the Pacific met law enforcement officials in Auckland last week to revise the Pacific Island Forum's model provisions on combatting terrorist financing and money laundering. Read More
11th May 2016
Any Government move to quickly extend anti-money laundering laws to include lawyers, accountants and real estate agents is not a solution to dealing with foreign trusts, says an industry expert. Read More
27th April 2016
Pressure over the Panama Papers on the Government is rising after a poll showed a majority of New Zealanders were concerned about the country's new reputation as a tax haven. Read More
27th April 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is preparing to assess the way that financial institutions are prudentially regulated and supervised, a report says in the Reserve Bank Bulletin published today. Read More
14th April 2016
An independent investigation has confirmed that highly sensitive and valuable market information on the March Official Cash Rate (OCR) cut decision was leaked by a journalist ahead of the official release, the Reserve Bank said today. Read More
11th April 2016
The new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes were revealed at Government House today by the Governor-General, Lt Gen the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae. Read More
11th April 2016
New Zealand's government has appointed a tax expert to review its disclosure rules for foreign trusts and says it's open to considering changes. Read More
17th March 2016
The New Zealand Treasury has questioned major banks over their severing of ties with remittance services, according to an official document seen by Reuters, amid concern over rising costs of money transfers and a lack of oversight. Read More