Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Compliance & regulation

Advisers Must Utilise Tech, Says Business Risk Expert

Business risk expert, Cecilia Farrow, says advisers need to make sure that when they incorporate technology into their business operations, it is delivering on...

ClearView Statement in Support of Commissions

Another insurer has added its voice to the growing number calls for the retention of life insurance commissions as a valid remuneration option for...

Another Insurer Steps Up to Support Risk Commissions in Australia

MLC Life Insurance is the latest insurer to put its weight and support behind the perpetuation of life insurance commissions in Australia. It released a...

The Adviser Platform Appoints Compliance Expert

The Adviser Platform (TAP) has appointed a new Head of Compliance and Advice, Scott Duncan, ahead of incoming regulatory changes. Duncan brings nine years’ experience...

Faafoi Assures a ‘Balanced Approach’ to Adviser Remuneration

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Kris Faafoi, as offered his assurance to advisers that the Government has taken a "measured and balanced approach to...

MBIE Releases Details of Tweaks to Bill  

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment has updated its website with a fact sheet outlining a number of changes being made to the...

Financial Advice NZ Launches Adviser Conference

Financial Advice New Zealand has launched its Conference 2019, taking place on 22-23 August at SkyCity in Auckland. The theme this year is ‘Be Brave,...

Global Insurer Calls to Retain Risk Commissions in Australia

Life insurance giant, Zurich, has added its unequivocal support for the continuation of risk commissions in Australia beyond 2021. The insurer placed its stake in...

Draft Code Submitted to Minister Faafoi 

The Code Working Group has confirmed that it has submitted the draft Code of Conduct to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, Kris Faafoi, for...

Poll Results – Advisers Not Daunted by the Future

The results of our latest poll suggest nothing much has changed for advisers over the last 12 months when it comes to their position...