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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 635,115 registered companies as at 30 September 2019
  • 586,132 searches on companies register data last month
  • 13,756 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 36 directors prohibited in 2018 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,841,201 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 432,958 annual returns filed from 1 January to 30 September 2019

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 5178 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 3 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 21 companies from the Companies Register

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Recent news

Consultation opens – Implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act – Discussion Document

Public consultation has begun on the discussion document for implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019

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Phishing emails claiming to be sent from MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is aware of phishing emails that are pretending to be sent from MBIE and contain malicious software.

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Incorporated Societies Bill closer to introduction

The Government has agreed to update legislation that applies to the more than 23,000 incorporated societies that operate in New Zealand.

Primary Register: Incorporated Societies Published:

Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act passed into law

The Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act was passed by Parliament on 17 June 2019 and is expected to come into force in June 2020.

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