Thursday, November 14, 2019

Compliance & regulation

Latest Poll – All Set for Transitional Licensing? 

The FMA will now open transitional licensing from 25 November and we ask if and how soon you intend to submit your online application...

FMA Reinforces Message to Insurers to ‘Rebuild Public Trust’ 

The Financial Markets Authority has stated it is now up to insurers and banks to rebuild public trust, as it releases its 2019 Annual...

Privacy Breach at FMA

The FMA has apologised for a privacy breach that it said meant complaints documents it received between 2015 and 2017 were potentially accessible via...

Reserve Bank Warns Insurance Sector Must Evolve 

The Reserve Bank has called for increased effort from the industry in building public confidence in the insurance sector, warning it must evolve in...

Association Teams up With FMA For More Licensing Roadshows

Financial Advice New Zealand has announced a number of seminars on transitional licensing will take place in November. The roadshow is part of a programme...

Finzo Creates Compliance Officer Role

Integrated financial solutions provider Finzo has appointed Tracey Wolfe into a new Compliance Officer role. Finzo stated the appointment comes as rapid changes in New Zealand’s...

New Regime Spells Opportunity for Advisers

The insurance sector is facing tremendous change, and with that change comes opportunity, says Suncorp New Zealand's Executive General Manager Distribution, Cris Knell... There’s opportunity for...

Fraudster Jailed Following FMA Investigation 

Businessman Steven Robertson has been sentenced to six years, eight months’ imprisonment at the Auckland High Court, as a result of an investigation by...

Kepa Conference, Lead Adviser Workshops

  Kepa held its 2019 Conference ‘Licence to Fly’ on 24 October where CEO, Brendon Neal, opened by reiterating the company’s value proposition and achievements...

New Tech Innovation Released for Finzo Advisers  

Finzo and Iress have announced a new technological initiative to allow advisers to spend more time on client relationships, while improving services and increasing...