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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 692,125 registered companies as at 31 August 2021
  • 700,100 searches on companies register data last month
  • 15,195 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,845,080 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 404,449 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 August 2021

Recent notices

Reregistration notice — Financial service providers

Notice of reregistration of 13 financial service providers.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Deregistration notice — Financial service providers

Notice of deregistration of 202 financial service providers.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 5529 companies from the Companies Register.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Recent news

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:

FMA levies changed from 1 July 2021

New Financial Markets Authority (FMA) levies came into force on 1 July 2021 affecting a number of our registers.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

New certification requirement for lenders and mobile traders

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

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

COVID-19 relief measures: expiry update

An update on the dates when the temporary COVID-19-related business relief measures expire

Primary Register: Companies Office Published: