Monday, July 22, 2019

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FMA Report Shines Light on Cyber-Resilience in Financial Services Firms

The Financial Markets Authority has released a report covering its findings of a thematic review of cyber-resilience in New Zealand financial services. The purpose of...

ASIC Finds Consumer Credit Insurance Poor Value and Harming Consumers

Australian regulator ASIC’s review of the sale of consumer credit insurance (CCI) has found unacceptable sales practices, poor product design and significant remediation costs...

Reserve Bank Embraces the Future

Reserve Bank Governor, Adrian Orr, spoke on the future outlook of the Bank to the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) in Auckland recently. “This is...

High Schoolers Learn About Insurance

Sorted in Schools, a Government-backed financial education programme for secondary students, now has half of New Zealand’s high schools signed up. A number of schools...

How to Get Luckier With Centres of Influence

NSW adviser, Guy Mankey, has shared the benefit of his experience in developing highly successful relationships with centres of influence. Speaking to his peers at last...

Number of Kiwis Seeking an Adviser Still Too Low – FSC

In the Financial Services Council’s recently published research on how New Zealanders manage risk, 18 percent of respondents said they obtained professional advice for...

Genetic Testing Moratorium For Life Insurance in Australia

In Australia, genetic tests are no longer a barrier for consumers seeking life insurance, following the implementation of the Financial Services Council’s Moratorium on...

Industry Responds to Survey Claiming Insurance Market ‘Not Working For Consumers’

Consumer NZ says consumers are not getting a fair deal, following the results of their latest survey research report ‘Fixing the insurance market’. Consumer NZ...

Top Tips for Level 5 Distance Learning

Professional IQ College has shared their top tips for advisers looking to complete their Level 5 Certificate through distance learning. Adviser professional development expert and...

News in Brief

Financial Advice NZ Reveals 10 Business Partners  Financial Advice New Zealand has announced the names of its ten new Business Partners for its partnership programme...