Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Associations

Lots to be Done to Update Dispute Resolution Schemes

The maximum amount that can be awarded by the country's four dispute resolutions schemes should be streamlined and consumers shouldn't be able to double-dip...

FMA Joins International Consumer Protection Group FinCoNet

The FMA has joined the International Financial Consumer Protection Organisation  (FinCoNet), a not-for-profit that promotes "...effective supervisory standards and practic‌es" in the financial sector. As...
FSC Why money matters video contest

Why Money Matters – FSC Launches Video Contest for Kids

The FSC is hoping its latest initiative will get students talking about money and help them win $2,000 for their school. It's launched a competition...
dispute resolution

Dispute Resolution Schemes Under Review

MBIE is looking for feedback on the country's four financial dispute resolution schemes as part of a review of their rules and limitations. Each resolution...

New Academy Provides Route To Full MDRT Membership

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) has launched MDRT Academy to help advisers meet the organisation's qualification requirements. Launched on 1 November, the academy provides members...

Aussie Plan To Ban Risk Commissions

Australia's Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services, Stephen Jones, told the 2020 AFA Vision Conference last week that a Labor Government...

Trusted Adviser Mark Open For Applications

The Trusted Adviser quality mark has been officially launched by Financial Advice New Zealand, meaning qualifying advisers can apply for the mark in time...

MDRT NZ Appointment

The new MDRT Executive Committee took effect this month, while a Kiwi adviser has stepped up to the plate in New Zealand. Christchurch-based adviser, Brian...

Call For Re-Think On Risk Commissions In Australia

Noted Australian actuary, John Trowbridge, is calling on his country's Government, regulators and other industry stakeholders to reconsider the 60/20 risk commission model presently...