Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Compliance & regulation

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...

Latest Poll – Feeling Stressed? 

Our latest poll asks how you're coping as an adviser in the current environment of regulatory change. Many industry participants are providing advisers with compliance,...

Australian Regulator Demands New Course for IP Sustainability

In a momentous development, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has imposed a prescriptive set of changes on life companies designed to revive the flagging sustainability of...

Insurers Back Newpark’s Adviser Mental Health Initiative

Newpark has confirmed Fidelity Life and nib have offered strong support for the dealer group’s recently launched HeadSpace, a mental health initiative for financial...

News in Brief 

FMA Opens Transitional Licensing  Transitional licensing opened this week on Monday 25 November. Click here to apply for a transitional licence. The FMA has also released a...