Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Life Companies Offer Support For Those Affected by Christchurch Tragedy 

A number of life companies have responded to the Christchurch shooting tragedy, where attacks on two mosques last Friday killed 50 people and left at least 50 injured. AIA/Sovereign stated it has set up a...

Partners Life’s Evince Tool a Hit With Advisers

Partners Life says its new online platform for advisers, Evince, has received a positive response from advisers who have experienced the demonstration so far. The insurer reported it has carried out 200 demos of the...

Fidelity Life Appoints More Business Managers 

Fidelity Life has announced the expansion of its sales and support team with a new Business Manager appointed and two further appointments yet to be revealed. Jenn Quinn is a new Business Manager, providing support for...

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 Services Legislation Amendment Bill. The changes come via a supplementary...

Change Ahead for Fidelity Life-nib Partnership

Fidelity Life and health insurer nib have announced a mutual agreement not to continue their relationship in its current form when their existing agreement ends on 30 June 2019. The companies say the decision was...

AMP New Zealand Unveils New Executive Team

AMP New Zealand has announced the appointment of the executive team for AMP Wealth Management New Zealand. The team will be responsible for delivering its growth strategy and providing high-quality advice, services and greater benefits...

AIA Sovereign Aligning Products, Enhancements to Come

AIA Sovereign has announced it is aligning the existing AIA and Sovereign products through a series of enhancements. “We are aligning AIA and Sovereign product definitions and benefits on a ‘best of both’ basis, plus...

Professional IQ College Offers Rebate for Advisers  

Professional IQ College has confirmed it will be able to reduce the overall cost of the NZ Certificate in Financial Services Level 5 for advisers by 33 per cent. Chief Executive, Rod Severn, says 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, Be Bold’, and Financial Advice NZ CEO, Katrina Shanks, says...

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 the ground following the release of new research it commissioned,...