International conduct learnings
Rob Everett, CE, FMA (New Zealand)
'I spent last week in Sydney at IOSCO meetings (the global standards-setter for securities regulators) and the annual ASIC conference. As well as debating best practice for securities regulation, it was a great opportunity to learn more about how our regulatory counterparts in ...
New financial advice regime in New Zealand
On 9 May 2019, the New Zealand Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs approved the new Code of Conduct for Financial Advice Services, which comes into force at the start of the new regime. The Code is made up of nine standards in two parts. There are five standards in ...
FCA wins High Court case against unauthorised forex firm
A financial services firm in the UK that received at least £1m (R18 million) from investors but only used a small amount of it for trading has been held to have carried out an unauthorised investment scheme, notes Professional Adviser.
The High Court in London declared Xcore Capital Ltd and ...
Over £27 million reported lost to crypto and forex investment scams in the UK