Thursday, February 25, 2021

Poll

Poll Result: Industry Regulations Worrying Advisers

In a week that saw major industry players comment that some in the financial advice community are confused when it comes to meeting the incoming regulations is RiskInfoNZ's own poll which support the narrative. This...

Lapse Rates Surge – Churn Not the Villain

Retail lapse rates in Australia have surged since the implementation of Life Insurance Framework reforms, but the causes are not related to churning. This is one of many findings documented by specialist financial services consulting...

FSC Forms Committee to Support Health Insurers

A committee representing the health insurance industry has been formed by the FSC following last November's decision by the Health Funds Association to join the industry body. Co-chairs of the FSC's Health Committee are Len...

How New Regime Will Create Opportunities for ‘Good Advisers’

Some in the financial adviser community are starting to panic as the new regulatory regime edges closer, says Naomi Ballantyne, Managing Director of Partners Life. However, she says the new regulations, due to start on...

Three Mistakes You May be About to Make

A lack of understanding of the incoming regulatory regime by some in the financial advice community has been identified by compliance and consulting firm Strategi Group. In a statement the company says that based on...

Two New Appointments at Cigna

Cigna New Zealand has made two appointments to support financial advisers in the South Island. Simon Prentice (pictured) is to join the firm on March 15 as a Business Partnership Manager based in the lower...

Free Boost for Advisers Who Want Help

Too many independent advisers are feeling intimidated by the incoming regulatory regime, says Ryan Edwards, Managing Director of The Adviser Platform (TAP). However, the firm is offering a helping hand with a free FAP...
MDRT 2021 conference

MDRT Announces First Details of 2021 Global Conference

Million Dollar Round Table, the global advisers’ association with more than 65,000 members, appears to be on track to deliver an ‘in-person’ global conference in Singapore later this year. MDRT says that while its 2021...