Friday, July 1, 2022

Practice management

One-Hour CPD Offered for Attending Locum Webinar

Financial advisers will be able to earn a one-hour practice management CPD credit by taking part in a webinar organised by Financial Advice NZ...

Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill Becomes Law

The Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill has been passed into law. It means banks, insurers, and non-bank deposit takers (NBDTs), will work...

FMA Highlights Finance Sector Cyber Security Failings

The FMA has published an information sheet to help financial services firms ensure their computer systems meet licence obligations. It says cyber attacks affecting New...

Thousands of Advisers Yet to Apply for a Full Licence

Catching the attention of readers this week was our report based on the FMA's announcement that less than a third of transitional licence holders...

Professional Indemnity Insurance Webinar

A webinar outlining the benefits of Financial Advice NZ's professional indemnity insurance offer will be held on 22 June. The organisation's CEO Katrina Shanks says...

Financial Advice NZ Prepares New Professional Liability Programme

Financial Advice NZ's professional liability insurance offering for members has been updated for the 2022 renewal, says the organisation's CEO Katrina Shanks. The are three...

Record Keeping Information for FAPs Released by FMA

The FMA has published an information sheet for financial advice providers (FAPs) to help them demonstrate their compliance with record keeping obligations. The regulator says...

Good Record Keeping is Good Business

In this article, Fidelity Life's Trecia Brown discusses the importance of record keeping in advice businesses - including her top tips for keeping good...

Worrying Poll Result has a Silver Lining

The result of our latest poll suggests the vast majority of advisers think the number of specialist risk advisers in New Zealand will decline. We...