Regulator response to COVID-19
The following regulators have recently issued notices in response to the impact of COVID-19 on New Zealand reporting entities.
Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and NZX
In collaboration with the NZX, the FMA has announced that NZX-listed firms, FMC reporting entities and auditors will be given more time to publish their audited financial statements — they have extended the reporting deadlines by two months.
For further information, please refer to the following links:
- NZX extends financial reporting class relief
- FMA COVID-19 Update 20 March 2020
- NZX Regulation Issuer Update: COVID-19 class relief
There is information on COVID-19 for registered charities to address specific concerns that Charities Services has become aware of. This includes information about how registered charities can request a filing extension for their annual return and financial statements.