Saturday, April 27, 2019

Associations

Research Dispels ‘Traditional View’ of Financial Services Sector 

Research released by the Financial Services Council has shone new light on the contribution of the broader financial services sector to the New Zealand...

FSC Launches 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summit

The Financial Services Council, together with the Financial Markets Authority and MBIE, has launched the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summits, which will be held...

FSC Welcomes The End of Overseas Incentive Trips 

FSC chief, Richard Klipin, says the move by more life insurers to remove overseas incentive conferences is just one example of how the attitude...

Poll – Advisers on Same Page re Minimum Qualifications

Most advisers seem to be in accord when it comes to possible double standards applying to future minimum adviser qualifications. As we go to print,...

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...