Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill

29th Jan 19, 1:00pm
RBNZ and FMA talk tough on poor conduct and culture of $2.57 billion life insurance sector, but avoid explicitly telling insurers to put an end to commission payments
RBNZ and FMA talk tough on poor conduct and culture of $2.57 billion life insurance sector, but avoid explicitly telling insurers to put an end to commission payments
29th Jan 19, 1:00pm
28th Nov 18, 4:55pm
RBNZ flags astronomical life insurance commissions as it indicates its conduct and culture review on the industry will be more scathing than the one it did on banks; However the sharpness of regulators' teeth remain in question
RBNZ flags astronomical life insurance commissions as it indicates its conduct and culture review on the industry will be more scathing than the one it did on banks; However the sharpness of regulators' teeth remain in question
28th Nov 18, 4:55pm
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
11th May 18, 5:00am
Schemes that deal with complaints people make about their financial service providers urge the Government not to go too far in making them report all the misconduct they see to regulators 
Schemes that deal with complaints people make about their financial service providers urge the Government not to go too far in making them report all the misconduct they see to regulators 
11th May 18, 5:00am
9th May 18, 4:03pm
Questions raised over NZ's financial services consumer dispute resolution model with the four competing schemes incentivised to sell themselves to the industry
Questions raised over NZ's financial services consumer dispute resolution model with the four competing schemes incentivised to sell themselves to the industry
9th May 18, 4:03pm
3rd May 18, 2:10pm
Banks' attempts to be more customer-centric by changing the way they incentivise staff slammed by union for being superficial; FMA optimistic about impact of financial advice and insurance contracts law changes 
Banks' attempts to be more customer-centric by changing the way they incentivise staff slammed by union for being superficial; FMA optimistic about impact of financial advice and insurance contracts law changes 
3rd May 18, 2:10pm
11th Apr 18, 8:16am
Govt seeks feedback on what tough disclosure requirements to curb conflicted advice should look like in the absence of a ban of commissions
Govt seeks feedback on what tough disclosure requirements to curb conflicted advice should look like in the absence of a ban of commissions
11th Apr 18, 8:16am
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
18th 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
FMA fast-tracks access to robo-advice at a rate slower than expected; Prioritises greater oversight at the expense of more red tape
18th Oct 17, 7:25am
11th Aug 17, 9:32am
Consumer credit contract providers celebrate successfully lobbying the Government to exempt them from new financial advice regulation 
Consumer credit contract providers celebrate successfully lobbying the Government to exempt them from new financial advice regulation 
11th Aug 17, 9:32am
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3rd Aug 17, 12:03pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister ready to introduce to Parliament new legislation regulating financial advice
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister ready to introduce to Parliament new legislation regulating financial advice
3rd Aug 17, 12:03pm
21st Jun 17, 4:04pm
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
21st Jun 17, 4:04pm
10th 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
IMF calls for FMA to immediately fill cracks in the system so 'all aspects of the insurance product life cycle' are regulated
10th May 17, 10:12am
27th Mar 17, 3:37pm
FMA report highlights financial advice inequality and raises questions around breadth of financial advice on offer to even those who can afford it
FMA report highlights financial advice inequality and raises questions around breadth of financial advice on offer to even those who can afford it
27th Mar 17, 3:37pm
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