Financial Advisers Act

18 Oct 17, 7:25am
FMA fast-tracks access to robo-advice at a rate slower than expected; Prioritises greater oversight at the expense of more red tape
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29 Sep 17, 9:15am
Sovereign customers warned AIA takeover could give incentivised advisers an in to encourage them to switch policies
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11 Aug 17, 9:32am
Consumer credit contract providers celebrate successfully lobbying the Government to exempt them from new financial advice regulation 
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3 Aug 17, 12:03pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister ready to introduce to Parliament new legislation regulating financial advice
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31 Jul 17, 3:30pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister dubs FMA's plan to fast-track the legalisation of robo-advice 'quite edgy' despite only learning what Blockchain is 6 weeks ago
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21 Jun 17, 4:04pm
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
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16 Jun 17, 12:04pm
Less 'would you like fries with that' and more 'needs-based conversations' expected from ANZ staff, as bank changes its remuneration structure
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10 May 17, 10:12am
IMF calls for FMA to immediately fill cracks in the system so 'all aspects of the insurance product life cycle' are regulated
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20 Apr 17, 9:36am
Major Aussie banks move quickly to act on recommendations they change how they pay retail banking staff, NZ banks 'support customer first obligations'
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8 Mar 17, 7:38am
FMA criticised for compromising quality by trying to increase the quantity of KiwiSaver advice on offer
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20 Feb 17, 4:12pm
Financial advisers' disclosure requirements to be dealt with by regulation not legislation; Govt seeks to remain flexible on the matter
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5 Oct 16, 12:51pm
Diane Maxwell on protecting retirees vulnerable due to renting, isolation, and not being able to recoup investment losses
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14 Jul 16, 8:59am
Sovereign boss suggests the reviewed Financial Advisers Act could spark the creation of large multidisciplinary financial advice firms
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13 Jul 16, 5:00am
Reviewed Financial Advisers Act to see consumers' interests put first, disclosure requirements beefed up, adviser categories simplified, and the path paved for robo-advice
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6 Jul 16, 2:02pm
Churn, trips to Vegas, and high upfront commissions in the life insurance sector, but what about the banking sector?
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29 Jun 16, 11:36am
FMA warns commissions paid to financial advisers risk bumping up the price of life insurance; Goldsmith remains adamant commissions won't be banned
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31 May 16, 8:31am
Retirement Commissioner red flags lack of financial products aimed at helping retirees convert savings into income
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13 May 16, 7:03am
NZIER says there's a business case for insurers to walk away from commission-based distribution models
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1 Jul 15, 8:01am
Will Australia's crack-down on commissions paid to financial advisers cross the Ditch to NZ?
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19 Oct 13, 9:58am
Advisers see few benefits from meeting new regulatory requirements, wants Government to promote them
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