Financial Services Regulation.

Guiding clients through New Zealand's financial services regulations.

Financial Services Regulation.

As a panel firm across all major trading banks, and with close relationships with the majority of the country’s major non-bank financiers, Mayne Wetherell’s partners draw upon a depth of experience to advise across all aspects of New Zealand’s regulatory compliance, licensing and consumer protection legislation.

Recent Transactions.

  • Bank of China in relation to its establishment in New Zealand and its New Zealand banking licence.
  • Fisher & Paykel Finance on various non-bank deposit taker licensing matters with the Reserve Bank.
  • Latitude Financial Services on various credit insurance licensing matters with the Reserve Bank.
  • Advising Westpac on all aspects of its continuing disclosure obligations with the Reserve Bank (including, most recently, the Reserve Bank’s Dashboard approach for quarterly disclosures for locally incorporated banks).
  • Regulatory compliance advice for AML/CFT, financial adviser, financial service provider, financial reporting and securities laws.
  • Advising major trading banks concerning regulatory compliance on various strategic disclosure and operational matters.
  • Advising clients in relation to matters concerning the licensing and other regulation of market services under the Financial Markets Conduct Act (including licensed intermediaries such as peer to peer lenders).