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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 691,085 registered companies as at 31 October 2021
  • 613,460 searches on companies register data last month
  • 15,007 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,844,037 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 512,753 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 October 2021

Recent notices

Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 31 companies to the Companies Register.

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 6 companies.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Reregistration notice — Financial service providers

Notice of reregistration of 4 financial service providers.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Recent news

Compliance relief for entities reinstated

The Government has reinstated temporary measures to help entities manage the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

Certification requirements for lenders and mobile traders

From 1 October 2021, lenders providing consumer credit, and mobile traders selling on credit, need to be certified by the Commerce Commission.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Insolvency Practitioners regime now in full effect

From 1 September 2021 all formal insolvency engagements must be undertaken by a licensed insolvency practitioner.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published: