Region: New Zealand

New Zealand punishes Hong Kong bank for compliance failures

A high court judge said that comments by a senior CLSAP executive that the bank needed a “bendier” head of compliance suggested that its violations of the local anti-money laundering law were intentional.

14 September 2021

New Zealand court fines TSB over anti-money laundering breaches

31 August 2021

TSB agrees to pay $2.7m in New Zealand over anti-money laundering failures

22 July 2021

New Zealand central bank opens new enforcement department

13 April 2021

A view from the least corrupt country in the world: do we care too much about the perception of corruption?

Despite finishing top of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, New Zealand’s anti-corruption laws are outdated, porous and rarely enforced, writes Meredith Connell’s William Fotherby and Stephen Rankin.

30 March 2020

Trace: corporate bribery risk lowest in New Zealand

12 November 2019

Court rules New Zealand SFO 'unreasonable' for excluding witness counsel

The High Court of New Zealand has ruled that the country's Serious Fraud Office was "unreasonable" and "unlawful" when counsel to an investigation witness was excluded from attending an interview with the agency.

13 September 2017

NZ SFO will review Fujifilm internal investigation report

14 June 2017

Fujifilm discovers additional accounting errors

12 June 2017

NZ Law Society requests delay of anti-money laundering bill roll-out

11 May 2017

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