Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Associations

Latest Poll – Consistency of Adviser Standards

Do you agree with Financial Advice NZ in its call for there to be a single minimum qualification for all Kiwis delivering financial advice? This...

Minimum Qualification For All – Financial Advice New Zealand

Financial Advice New Zealand has called for one minimum qualification, or its equivalent, for all who provide regulated financial advice. The call was made in...

Adviser Associations Band Together on Changes to Draft Code

Five financial adviser associations have jointly submitted their suggestions for changes to the Draft Code of Professional Conduct. The Association, Financial Advice New Zealand, IBANZ,...

Removal of Commissions in Australia Would Damage Insurance System

The complete removal of life insurance commissions in Australia would inflict significant damage on the life insurance system that would be difficult to reverse,...

Former PAA Boss CEO Announcement

Former Professional Advisers Association CEO, Rod Severn, has been announced as the incoming Chief Executive Officer for the Professional IQ College (PIQ), commencing in...

PAA Officially Winds Up 

The Professional Advisers Association has completed its final Special General Meeting on 4 October, marking the end of the association. In a final note to...

New Details Emerge on Minimum Qualifications for Aussie Advisers

More details regarding minimum educational qualifications for Australian advisers were released last week, contrasting sharply with the minimum standards that are proposed to be...

It’s About the Experience, Not the Product – Don Connelly

Veteran speaker, motivator and mentor to financial advisers, Don Connelly, has found that advisers who do extraordinarily well are not better, smarter or work...

Financial Advice NZ New Board Appointments

Financial Advice New Zealand has announced three newly appointed Practitioner Board Members. John Bolton, Cecilia Farrow, and Stephen O’Connor have been elected by members to...

2018 Excellence in Advice Award Winners Announced

The winners of Financial Advice New Zealand’s inaugural Excellence in Advice Awards were revealed at its National Advisers Conference Gala Dinner on 27 September...