Thursday, May 6, 2021

Practice management

Cut-and-Paste Answers to FAP Application Surprise Regulator

Cutting and pasting example answers from the FMA's website into an application for a full FAP license didn't cut any ice with the regulator...

Pressure Builds to End Sales Incentives

An end to sales incentives based on volume or value targets is one idea being floated by MBIE in a discussion paper related to...

Call for Advisers to Connect with Digital Natives

Financial advisers should adopt a hybrid approach to customer interactions when it comes to helping digital natives – or the so-called Millennials and Generation...

Advisers Urged To Remember Their Obligations

Treating clients fairly, providing suitable advice, and ensuring they understand the agreement they are signing, were the key take-aways of a presentation by the...

Launch of Universal Client Data Feed Platform

A new online platform that accesses client data from all retail insurers has been launched by an adviser based in Australia. The system has been...

Privacy Act Law Change Ahead

With the revised Privacy Bill due to become law on 1 December 2020 specialist privacy lawyers at Dentons Kensington Swan have drawn up a...

Liability Insurance For Advisers Explored With Marsh

Financial Advice NZ is hosting a webinar in conjunction with insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh to explore the firm's liability insurance programme and...

Three Adviser Licence Classes Welcomed By FANZ

Financial Advice New Zealand has welcomed the FMA's idea of having three classes of licence for financial advice providers (see: FMA Announces Three Classes...

FMA Consults On Full Licence Standard Conditions

The FMA has opened consultation on the proposed full licence standard conditions for financial advice providers as part of the new financial advice regime. John...