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Investors call for action against regulators in Hubbard case

Investors call for action against regulators in Hubbard case
Timaru, Aug 6 NZPA - A meeting of about 200 investors in Timaru today called for the heads of regulators over their handling of matters relating to local businessman Allan Hubbard.

Regulator finds issuers need to improve some disclosures

Regulator finds issuers need to improve some disclosures
Wellington, July 28 NZPA - Many entities that issue securities to the public need to improve disclosures relating to ethical standards, directors and executives' remuneration, risk management, and shareholder and stakeholder relations, the Securities Commission says.

Dominion Finance, North South Finance directors charged

Dominion Finance, North South Finance directors charged
Wellington, July 7 NZPA - Directors of Dominion Finance Group Ltd and North South Finance Ltd are facing criminal charges and civil proceedings for allegedly misrepresenting investment risks. The criminal charges have a maximum penalty of five years in jail.

Commission warns against unsolicited St Laurence offer

Commission warns against unsolicited St Laurence offer
Wellington, May 6 NZPA - The Securities Commission is warning debenture holders in St Laurence Finance Ltd to be wary of an unsolicited offer to buy their debentures at 8c in the dollar. Receivers were appointed to St Laurence last month. About 9000 investors are owed $245 million.

New finance regulator after finance company collapses

New finance regulator after finance company collapses
Wellington, April 28 NZPA - The collapse of finance companies highlighted problems with current regulation and the new super regulator will mean the entire financial market sector will be overseen by one authority, Commerce Minister Simon Power says.

Criminal charges now laid against Lombard directors

Criminal charges now laid against Lombard directors
Wellington, April 15 NZPA - The Securities Commission has laid criminal charges against Lombard Finance & Investments directors Sir Douglas Graham, Michael Reeves, William Jeffries and Lawrence Bryant.

Securities Commission to sue Nuplex and directors

Securities Commission to sue Nuplex and directors
Wellington, April 13 NZPA - The Securities Commission has decided to sue Nuplex Industries and six of its current and former directors.

Securities Commission acts against Lombard directors

Securities Commission acts against Lombard directors
Wellington, April 13 NZPA - The Securities Commission has issued civil proceedings against former government justice ministers Sir Douglas Graham and Bill Jeffries related to the collapse of Lombard Finance & Investments.

Commission warns Kiwisaver funds, seeks standard measure

Commission warns Kiwisaver funds, seeks standard measure
Wellington, March 24 NZPA - The Securities Commission is encouraging the fund management industry to come up with a standard measurement of investment performance in guidelines issued today on Kiwisaver schemes that warn against high-pressure selling methods.

Securities Commission Bans Inertialess Share Offer - Again

Securities Commission Bans Inertialess Share Offer - Again
Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - The Securities Commission has banned a document offering shares in Mount Maunganui-based Inertialess Drive ZPE (2010) Ltd, warning that the share offer is illegal.

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