Life Insurance

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
1st Nov 16, 12:19pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on how life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought' without more transparency
Jenée Tibshraeny on how life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought' without more transparency
1st Nov 16, 12:19pm
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29th Sep 16, 9:11am
How opting for non-underwritten quick and easy life insurance could see you end up paying more for weaker cover
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How opting for non-underwritten quick and easy life insurance could see you end up paying more for weaker cover
29th Sep 16, 9:11am
5th Aug 16, 3:29pm
Suncorp still has reinsurance available to cover its February 2011 Canterbury earthquake costs, unlike its competitors
Suncorp still has reinsurance available to cover its February 2011 Canterbury earthquake costs, unlike its competitors
5th Aug 16, 3:29pm
6th Jul 16, 2:02pm
Churn, trips to Vegas, and high upfront commissions in the life insurance sector, but what about the banking sector?
Churn, trips to Vegas, and high upfront commissions in the life insurance sector, but what about the banking sector?
6th Jul 16, 2:02pm
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29th 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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FMA warns commissions paid to financial advisers risk bumping up the price of life insurance; Goldsmith remains adamant commissions won't be banned
29th Jun 16, 11:36am
28th Jun 16, 5:05am
Rock bottom interest rates around the world slow NZ insurers' premium growth
Rock bottom interest rates around the world slow NZ insurers' premium growth
28th Jun 16, 5:05am
31st May 16, 3:53pm
An update on what's been going down in the insurance industry this week: Tower shareholders appear jittery; Suncorp launches Tinder-like app; Partners Life gets $200m boost; Delta extends level of cyber security cover available in NZ
An update on what's been going down in the insurance industry this week: Tower shareholders appear jittery; Suncorp launches Tinder-like app; Partners Life gets $200m boost; Delta extends level of cyber security cover available in NZ
31st May 16, 3:53pm
13th May 16, 7:03am
NZIER says there's a business case for insurers to walk away from commission-based distribution models
NZIER says there's a business case for insurers to walk away from commission-based distribution models
13th May 16, 7:03am

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