FSF in the News
Newstalk ZB, June 28, 2018
"Calls for Government to be realistic on loan sharks"
We talk to Mike Hosking about how NZ's lending laws only work if the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to put the ones that break it out of business.
Stuff.co.nz, June 27, 2018
Government plans to cap loan interest rates to curb 'predatory' lenders
FSF concerned the proposals could make it harder and more costly for lenders who already adhere to the law, and just drive predatory lenders more underground.
AutoTalk, June, 2018
Editorial on anti-money laundering: "It only takes a quick Google search to see that money laundering isn’t just on New Zealand’s doorstep, it’s already moved in, and traipsing stains on our international reputation."
NZ Adviser, June 12, 2018
Awards to recognise 'stars' of the non-bank lending sector.
"It's too often the bad eggs get all the attention, we want to recognise outstanding responsible lenders," says Lyn McMorran.
Newstalk ZB, June 1, 2018
Commerce Commission praised for taking on money lenders.
In light of court proceedings against payday lenders, Lyn McMorran applauds The Commerce Commission for enforcing responsible lending law.
AutoFile, December Issue, 2017, pages 3, 10-12
Future-Proofing the Finance Industry
Lyn McMorran looks back at the Financial Services Federation’s debut conference tackling regulatory impact.
NZ Adviser, August 29, 2017
The Financial Services Federation is set to host its first-ever industry conference that will provide insight on the impacts of regulation, technology and legislation to the industry’s future.
Good Returns, October 13, 2017
Lyn McMorran is a familiar face to many in the industry - an AFA, executive director of the Financial Services Federation and a former IFA president. Here she admits her worst investment yet...
Autofile.co.nz, (pg 6) October 10, 2017
The Financial Services Federation (FSF) is urging all car dealers and finance providers to follow the law and guidelines when it comes to arranging customers’ loans.
Interest.co.nz, August 11, 2017
Consumer lenders are breathing a sigh of relief the Government has heeded their calls and excused some of them from new legislation set to replace the Financial Advisers Act.
NZ Adviser, August 7, 2017
The Institute of Financial Advisers (IFA) presented two Chair Awards and two Key Contribution Awards at the annual advisers’ conference last week, recognising volunteer service to the Institute at a local or committee level.
NZ Adviser, July 2, 2017
The Financial Services Federation (FSF) has spoken out that New Zealand’s legislation is playing catch up with the growing appetite to access financial advice online.
Stuff.co.nz, June 28, 2017
A new credit insurance code is designed to stop New Zealanders taking out policies that will not pay out when they need them, that are overpriced or that they have been forced to buy.