New Zealand: a step in the right direction

A new draft version of New Zealand’s Financial Markets Conduct Bill was published for consultation in August. The bill provides greater clarity than the previous draft and removes uncertainty – but some further tweaks are needed, says Cindy Leiw of Isda


New Zealand’s Ministry of Economic Development (Med) released the latest version of the Financial Markets Conduct Bill for consultation in August – a 400-page draft bill that seeks to bring various pieces of legislation together, such as the Securities Act, Securities Markets Act and Superannuation Schemes Act, to name a few.

The legislative proposal will lead to some potentially significant changes for derivatives market participants, with parts of the sector falling under the regulatory

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here