Sunday, December 15, 2019

Compliance & regulation

Government Introduces Conduct Bill 

The Government introduced the Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill yesterday. The Bill aims to improve the conduct of banks, insurers and other financial...

The Human Impact of Change

Newpark Chief Executive, Melanie Purdey, explores the human impact of change and shares three tips to help advisers handle change… Nigel Latta, a well-known psychologist and...

Poll Results – Some Coping Better Than Others 

Our latest poll sought to gauge how well advisers are coping in the current environment of regulatory change. Although many forms of support and guidance...

Call For Proactive Industry Approach to DII Sustainability 

Partners Life Managing Director, Naomi Ballantyne, has called on life insurers to take a proactive approach to disability income insurance sustainability. Ballantyne’s comments follow the...

Newpark Reveals New Developments for Advisers

Newpark has been working on a number of new developments for advisers, to support them in compliance, client support and business development. In July, Newpark...

News in Brief 

FSC Advice Summit Update  The organisers behind the upcoming ‘Get In Shape’ Advice Summits to be held in February 2020 have commented on the launch...

Insurance Contract Law Changes a Win For Consumers

Proposed changes to insurance contract law by the Government aims to make insurance policies easier to understand and fairer for consumers. Minister of Commerce and...

2019 MDRT Annual Meeting Round Table

This 2019 MDRT International Adviser Round Table discussion was intended to compare notes about the various challenges facing advisers around the world. We were...

Strategi Announces New Head of Compliance 

Strategi has appointed Selvan Naidoo as its new Head of Risk and Compliance (Strategi Ltd). Naidoo brings to the role extensive compliance and advisory experience...

FSC Launches Get in Shape Advice Summit 2020

The Financial Services Council has announced the launch of its ‘Get in Shape’ Advice Summit set for February 2020. Organised by the FSC, FMA, MBIE...