Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Poll

Adviser Licensing – Your Opinion

In the first of what will be a regular series of RiskinfoNZ polls, we seek your opinion about the choice you think your advice practice will make when the new adviser licensing regime becomes...

Adviser Pleads Guilty to FMA Charges

South Island financial adviser, Garry James Patterson has pleaded guilty to two charges brought by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) at the Christchurch District Court. The FMA filed the two charges against Patterson in March...

Fidelity Life Releases IP Product Enhancements

Fidelity Life has launched key enhancements to its income protection product range. Positioned as the focus for Fidelity Life's 3-2-1-Go! Campaign for advisers, the three enhancements are: Improvements to waiting period conditions - the requirement...

Advisers Divided on New Licensing Options

Survey results released by the Financial Services Council (FSC) suggest almost 60% of advisers are considering a self-licensing option under the new adviser licensing regime. The survey was completed by advisers who attended the FSC...

Risk Committee Chair For New Body Announced 

Financial Advice New Zealand has announced the respective Chair for each of its four member advisory committees (MACs). Regan Thomas was named Chair for the Risk Insurance MAC, leading his fellow risk committee member representatives,...

MDRT Evolution of Advice Roadshow – Innovation And Change 

The recent 2018 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Evolution of Advice National Roadshow series delivered a string of valuable messages to financial advisers on how to go beyond what you believe you can achieve,...

Review of Insurance Contract Law Begins

A review of insurance contract law in New Zealand has commenced. Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, Kris Faafoi, recently released the terms of reference for the review and intends to release an issues paper for...

Fidelity Life Announces Head of People And Culture

Life insurer Fidelity Life has appointed Tanya Hadfield to the role of Head of People and Culture. Hadfield brings more than 20 years’ experience in insurance to the executive leadership team. Hadfield joins Fidelity Life after...

Partners Life Announces New Sponsorship Deal

Partners Life has announced it will sponsor the BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition, opening in Auckland this April.   The internationally acclaimed touring global exhibition reveals the fragility of the human body to visitors through 150 donated...