Principal regulators

(a) The Overseas Investment Office administers foreign investment policy, in accordance with relevant overseas investment legislation ;

(b) The Financial Markets Authority and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand are the main regulators of financial markets, services, investments, insurance and other financial products. The Financial Markets Authority is also the co-regulator (with NZX Limited) of the New Zealand Stock Exchange;

(c) The Commerce Commission enforces anti-trust and consumer protection legislation, and the legislation specific to the telecommunications, dairy, and electricity industries; and

(d) The Accident Compensation Corporation administers New Zealand’s no-fault accident compensation regime (described below).

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