Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Measures to increase transparency and combat misuse of New Zealand companies have been progressed today with the release of a discussion paper for consultation.
KiwiSaver annual statements will soon show projected balances at retirement and income figures to help consumers make better decisions about their savings.
The Government has taken the next step towards ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty with the release of a draft Bill for public consultation, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi have met with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to discuss their previously announced review of the conduct and operations of the financial sector.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the start of public consultation on New Zealand’s insurance contract law.
A popular online tool which lets business owners search company names, domain names and trade marks in one simple search, has been updated with new features to deliver bette
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today the beginning of public consultation on a new regime to provide fairer outcomes for victims of Ponzi schemes.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the appointment of Professor Prasanna Gai to the Financial Markets Authority Board.
New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi and Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison have welcomed the cross-appointment of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner Roger Featherston to the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC).
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Kris Faafoi told Parliament that he intends for market studies powers to be in place by the end of the year.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi is encouraging public feedback on proposed regulations that will make it easier for consumers to understand the whole picture when receiving financial advice.
50,000 vehicles with Alpha-type Takata airbags are subject to a compulsory recall after Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi today acted to protect New Zealand drivers and passengers from the unsafe airbags.
New legislation introduced to Parliament today will ensure New Zealand consumers get fair and appropriate treatment by encouraging competitive markets and honest business, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says.
Stakeholder feedback has confirmed that predatory practices, irresponsible lending and unacceptable debt collection practices are still impacting on vulnerable New Zealanders.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi has welcomed the beginning of public consultation on a new code of conduct for financial advice.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs priorities will be discussed at key meetings to be undertaken while Hon Kris Faafoi is in Sydney at the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum in Australia tomorrow (Friday).
The Government today paved the way for the 168,000 New Zealanders with print disabilities to have greater access to copyright works in accessible formats, including Braille and large print.