Exemptions for Overseas Issuers and Overseas Reporting Entities

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) recently released a consultation paper which proposes Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) relief for overseas issuers and overseas reporting entities. Under the Securities Act 1978 and the Financial Reporting Act 1993 overseas issuers are able to rely on exemptions to disclosure, governance, and financial reporting requirements. These exemptions have [...]

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Legal Developments|Tags: , , |

Sweeping Legislative Reform

Legislative reform is set with the introduction of the Regulatory Systems Amendment Bill (the Bill). The objective of the Bill is to maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of the regulatory systems established by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment. The Bill will amend 17 Acts which administer the following regulatory sectors: building and housing; [...]

Hazardous Substances Regulations

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment is currently seeking feedback on an exposure draft of the proposed Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2016 (the Regulations). The use of hazardous substances and the risks they pose to health in the work context are currently regulated under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms [...]

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Legal Developments|Tags: , , , |