16 Mar 2021 - The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) Board announced that Chief Executive Rob Everett had resigned and would leave the organisation towards the end of the year. https://www.fma.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/fma-board-announces-chief-executive-will-leave-at-end-of-2021/
15 Mar 2021 - The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released a response letter for insurers on proposals to collect cyber insurance and management liability data in the National Claims and Policies Database. https://www.apra.gov.au/news-and-publications/apra-releases-draft-reporting-standards-for-data-collection-national-claims
11 Mar 2021 - The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Class Exemptions) Amendment Notice 2021 (‘Amendment Notice’) was released on 11 March 2021 and is now in force. It amends Part 5 (Reporting Entities whose customers are licensed managing intermediaries) and Part 8 (Financial advisers arranging for relevant services to be provided for retirement schemes) of the Schedule to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (Class Exemptions) Notice 2018 (‘Principal Notice’), with the changes largely arising under the new financial advice regime.