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17 October 2019

Fresh thinking when it comes to finance, and an ability to "walk the talk" with responsible lending were common themes among those who took out the second-ever FSF Awards.

3 September 2019

FSF says new proposals to better protect borrowers are a step in the right direction, but more can be done to target predatory lenders causing harm to consumers and tainting the sector.

9 July 2019

FSF is confident that its new suggestion to MBIE will do more to help vulnerable borrowers than the Bill's proposed interest and fees cap or a straight interest rate cap.

9 July 2019

FSF is confident that its new suggestion to MBIE will do more to help vulnerable borrowers than the Bill's proposed interest and fees cap or a straight interest rate cap.

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9 July 2019

NZ Herald, July, 2019

Finance industry wants tougher stance on payday lenders

Pay day lenders should be clearly identified, named on a public register and directors and top executives should have to pass fit and proper tests, says an industry body which represents major finance companies.

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9 July 2019

National Business Review, July 11, 2019

Enforce current loan shark laws, we don't need more

FSF is interviewed on NBR about why blanket caps on interest and fees sound good in theory, but in practice won't do enough to protect vulnerable borrowers

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9 July 2019

NZ Adviser, July 11, 2019

FSF: Interest rate caps won't protect vulnerable borrowers

Federation calls for payday lenders to be specifically outlined in legislation to protect vulnerable borrowers.

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9 July 2019

AutoFile front page, July edition, 2019

Call to delay review of financial sector

FSF says conduct options paper should be postponed until other financial services consultation lands to avoid contradictions or overlap.

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