Life Insurance

11th Jun 18, 5:10pm
Buying insurance via Facebook Messenger a step closer to becoming a reality as Lloyd's of London agrees to underwrite Auckland insurance start-up, Cove
Buying insurance via Facebook Messenger a step closer to becoming a reality as Lloyd's of London agrees to underwrite Auckland insurance start-up, Cove
11th Jun 18, 5:10pm
1st Jun 18, 10:00am
Experts divided over whether policyholders will emerge from banks' 'life insurance business ditch' better off
Experts divided over whether policyholders will emerge from banks' 'life insurance business ditch' better off
1st Jun 18, 10:00am
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30th May 18, 11:53am
NZ life insurance market consolidates as ANZ agrees to sell OnePath Life to Cigna for $700 million; Sale to see Cigna become NZ's third largest life insurer
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NZ life insurance market consolidates as ANZ agrees to sell OnePath Life to Cigna for $700 million; Sale to see Cigna become NZ's third largest life insurer
30th May 18, 11:53am
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24th May 18, 12:46pm
FMA and RBNZ give life insurance companies until June 22 to prove they aren't mimicking the misconduct of some of their Australian parents
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FMA and RBNZ give life insurance companies until June 22 to prove they aren't mimicking the misconduct of some of their Australian parents
24th May 18, 12:46pm
22nd May 18, 11:39am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi seeks feedback on insurance law revamp that aims to regulate insurers' conduct and better protect consumers who risk having their claims declined due to non-disclosure
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi seeks feedback on insurance law revamp that aims to regulate insurers' conduct and better protect consumers who risk having their claims declined due to non-disclosure
22nd May 18, 11:39am
17th May 18, 10:59am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi disappointed life and health insurers spent $34m on soft commissions in two years, but won't commit to banning them
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi disappointed life and health insurers spent $34m on soft commissions in two years, but won't commit to banning them
17th May 18, 10:59am
16th May 18, 3:00pm
Life and health insurers spend 9% of their sales revenue on soft commissions for the advisers who sell their products; FMA warns of conflicts of interest
Life and health insurers spend 9% of their sales revenue on soft commissions for the advisers who sell their products; FMA warns of conflicts of interest
16th May 18, 3:00pm
3rd May 18, 9:36am
ANZ NZ understands why the OIO blocked its planned sale of UDC, CEO David Hisco says, and still aims to sell the finance company but isn't in a hurry
ANZ NZ understands why the OIO blocked its planned sale of UDC, CEO David Hisco says, and still aims to sell the finance company but isn't in a hurry
3rd May 18, 9:36am
22nd Mar 18, 1:17pm
FMA sounds alarm bells over commissions paid to financial advisers, but stops short of lobbying the Government to regulate these; says it first wants to try proposals before Parliament to tighten rules around conduct
FMA sounds alarm bells over commissions paid to financial advisers, but stops short of lobbying the Government to regulate these; says it first wants to try proposals before Parliament to tighten rules around conduct
22nd Mar 18, 1:17pm
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6th Mar 18, 11:47am
Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
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Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
6th Mar 18, 11:47am
30th Nov 17, 3:48pm
The insurance market may be consolidating, but the RBNZ says it's still attractive to overseas companies. We consider who's showing interest and look at what the new entrants to the market are up to
The insurance market may be consolidating, but the RBNZ says it's still attractive to overseas companies. We consider who's showing interest and look at what the new entrants to the market are up to
30th Nov 17, 3:48pm
1st Nov 17, 5:02am
Fidelity Life board backs proposal for NZ Super Fund to inject new capital into the company through a $100 million deal  
Fidelity Life board backs proposal for NZ Super Fund to inject new capital into the company through a $100 million deal  
1st Nov 17, 5:02am
29th Sep 17, 9:15am
Sovereign customers warned AIA takeover could give incentivised advisers an in to encourage them to switch policies
Sovereign customers warned AIA takeover could give incentivised advisers an in to encourage them to switch policies
29th Sep 17, 9:15am
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21st Sep 17, 10:57am
AIA reaches AU$3.8 billion agreement with ASB's parent CBA to buy Sovereign and CommInsure
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AIA reaches AU$3.8 billion agreement with ASB's parent CBA to buy Sovereign and CommInsure
21st Sep 17, 10:57am
16th Aug 17, 11:16am
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Lawyer concerned insurers' archaic practice of good faith risks seeing society take a backwards step when it comes to mental health awareness 
Lawyer concerned insurers' archaic practice of good faith risks seeing society take a backwards step when it comes to mental health awareness 
16th Aug 17, 11:16am
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9th Aug 17, 1:30pm
'Business as usual' for Sovereign while its Aussie parent considers selling it
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'Business as usual' for Sovereign while its Aussie parent considers selling it
9th Aug 17, 1:30pm
19th May 17, 10:43am
Independent complaints body warns: Don't cancel your old life insurance policy until the stand down period of your new one has lapsed
Independent complaints body warns: Don't cancel your old life insurance policy until the stand down period of your new one has lapsed
19th May 17, 10:43am
10th Apr 17, 5:02am
ANZ keen to keep KiwiSaver business to itself, Group CEO Shayne Elliott says, as bank mulls future of its wealth operations
ANZ keen to keep KiwiSaver business to itself, Group CEO Shayne Elliott says, as bank mulls future of its wealth operations
10th Apr 17, 5:02am
9th Mar 17, 8:47am
Psychiatrists call for government review on the way life insurers treat people with mental illness; Underwriter explains extent to which industry goes to fairly assess possible risks of mental illness
Psychiatrists call for government review on the way life insurers treat people with mental illness; Underwriter explains extent to which industry goes to fairly assess possible risks of mental illness
9th Mar 17, 8:47am
20th Feb 17, 4:12pm
Financial advisers' disclosure requirements to be dealt with by regulation not legislation; Govt seeks to remain flexible on the matter
Financial advisers' disclosure requirements to be dealt with by regulation not legislation; Govt seeks to remain flexible on the matter
20th Feb 17, 4:12pm

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