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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 684,648 registered companies as at 31 May 2021
  • 715,216 searches on companies register data last month
  • 15,974 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,849,767 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 234,949 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 May 2021

Recent notices

Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 3 companies.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 7042 companies from the Companies Register.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 460 companies from the Companies Register.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Recent news

FMA levies are changing from 1 July 2021

New Financial Markets Authority (FMA) levies come 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:

Welcome to the new Financial Services Providers Register

We’ve updated the FSPR to support the new regulatory regime for financial advice. You’ll notice some changes to the register and the way things are done.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

New GM takes charge of registers

Sanjai Raj has been appointed General Manager of the newly formed Market Integrity branch of MBIE, taking over as Registrar of our business registers from Ross van der Schyff.

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