Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tag: FMA

“You Can’t ‘Will’ Good Conduct” – FMA Chief

Financial Markets Authority (FMA) Chief Executive, Rob Everett, gave a cautionary address on the deterioration of trust and repercussions of poor conduct at the...

FSC Set to Release Code of Conduct For Members 

The Financial Service Council (FSC) will launch its long-awaited Code of Conduct this week, following nearly two years in development. The new Code for the...

FMA to Prioritise Quality Advice Access

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has outlined its priorities for 2018/19, following the release of its Annual Corporate Plan. The Plan identified eight strategic priorities and...

Latest Poll – Will FSLAB Work?

Our latest poll seeks your verdict on whether the current FSLAB regulatory reform process will achieve the Government's primary goal of improving access to...

FMA Grows Impatient With ‘Patchy’ Approach to Customer Outcomes in Financial Services

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has described the extent of the understanding around customer outcomes, as to what is required and how to achieve...

FMA Targets QFE Advice Quality

QFE insurance providers appear to be considering their own risks ahead of their customers when it comes to replacement business, the Financial Markets Authority...

Less Than Half of Kiwis Aware of FMA

Around four in ten (41%) New Zealanders are aware of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), a recent report released by the regulator has found. The report...

New Adviser Commission Model Proposed 

Two industry leaders have created a new remuneration model concept for insurance advisers and confirmed they have conducted initial discussions with the Financial Markets...

Unregistered Adviser Sentenced Following Guilty Plea

An insurance adviser who operated in the South Island has received his sentence at the Christchurch District Court, after he plead guilty to two...

Pull Your Heads Out of the Sand, Warns FMA

FMA Chief, Rob Everett, says he hopes the banking and life insurance sectors have pulled their collective heads out of the sand when it...