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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 633,063 registered companies as at 31 August 2019
  • 775,259 searches on companies register data last month
  • 13,590 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 36 directors prohibited in 2018 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,837,247 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 380,463 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 August 2019

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(c)

Notice of intention to remove 8 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 336 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 39 companies to the Companies Register

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Recent news

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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FMA seminars on transitional licensing

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) will be hosting a series of seminars in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, that will discuss transitional licensing.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

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: Societies and Trusts Online 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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