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24th May 17, 5:09pm
RBNZ on insurance regulation: 'Our role is to prod in the right areas and make sure management are on top of what they need to be on top of, rather than doing that job for them'
RBNZ on insurance regulation: 'Our role is to prod in the right areas and make sure management are on top of what they need to be on top of, rather than doing that job for them'
24th May 17, 5:09pm
24th May 17, 2:53pm
Tower gets $30 million cash advance from BNZ as quake costs see it only $5 million away from breaching the RBNZ solvency requirements
Tower gets $30 million cash advance from BNZ as quake costs see it only $5 million away from breaching the RBNZ solvency requirements
24th May 17, 2:53pm
3rd Apr 17, 5:02am
RBNZ considers whether to: take a more 'graduated approach' in monitoring insurers' solvency, make insurers disclose as much information as banks, and require all insurers that operate in NZ to be locally incorporated 
RBNZ considers whether to: take a more 'graduated approach' in monitoring insurers' solvency, make insurers disclose as much information as banks, and require all insurers that operate in NZ to be locally incorporated 
3rd Apr 17, 5:02am
18th Feb 17, 7:30am
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to explore whether it is Tower or NZ's insurance system that is 'broken'
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to explore whether it is Tower or NZ's insurance system that is 'broken'
18th Feb 17, 7:30am
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
9th Dec 16, 12:24pm
RBNZ concerned insurers risk eroding their solvency buffers and reducing their flexibility to manage a crisis if they keep dishing out large dividends
RBNZ concerned insurers risk eroding their solvency buffers and reducing their flexibility to manage a crisis if they keep dishing out large dividends
9th Dec 16, 12:24pm
6th Dec 16, 10:02am
Government confirms it has not been approached by Tower as the insurer seeks capital to ring-fence its quake-related business; Forsyth Barr expects Tower to sell 'RunOff Co'
Government confirms it has not been approached by Tower as the insurer seeks capital to ring-fence its quake-related business; Forsyth Barr expects Tower to sell 'RunOff Co'
6th Dec 16, 10:02am
14th Sep 16, 11:47am
Tower upsets a reinsurer by allegedly catching it 'off-guard' in its haste to secure desperately needed cash
Tower upsets a reinsurer by allegedly catching it 'off-guard' in its haste to secure desperately needed cash
14th Sep 16, 11:47am
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8th Sep 16, 11:51am
Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
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Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
8th Sep 16, 11:51am
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26th Jul 16, 4:12pm
Government throws another $250m at Southern Response without calling anyone to account for what's likely to be NZ's largest bailout, costing taxpayers much more than expected
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Government throws another $250m at Southern Response without calling anyone to account for what's likely to be NZ's largest bailout, costing taxpayers much more than expected
26th Jul 16, 4:12pm
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26th Jul 16, 9:48am
The Medical Insurance Society calls on cash from its parent, as it exhausts reinsurance cover for the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, and is left to foot nearly a quarter of the bill on its own
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The Medical Insurance Society calls on cash from its parent, as it exhausts reinsurance cover for the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, and is left to foot nearly a quarter of the bill on its own
26th Jul 16, 9:48am
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24th May 16, 1:44pm
Tower receives 155 new Canterbury quake claims from EQC in six months to March; increases quake provisions by $2.9m; widens loss to $8.7m
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Tower receives 155 new Canterbury quake claims from EQC in six months to March; increases quake provisions by $2.9m; widens loss to $8.7m
24th May 16, 1:44pm
21st Aug 15, 11:54am
PwC report reveals NZ insurance professionals most concerned about natural disasters, change management, distribution channels, cyber risk & reputation
PwC report reveals NZ insurance professionals most concerned about natural disasters, change management, distribution channels, cyber risk & reputation
21st Aug 15, 11:54am
1st May 15, 2:28pm
Tower puts an extra $20m+ aside for Canterbury quake-related claims, as it struggles to keep up with the increasing cost of the rebuild
Tower puts an extra $20m+ aside for Canterbury quake-related claims, as it struggles to keep up with the increasing cost of the rebuild
1st May 15, 2:28pm

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Days to the General Election: 18
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