Insurance news

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12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
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The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
27th Jan 21, 3:33pm
Insurance Council warns owners of units in complexes without body corps could struggle to get cover or face uphill battles when making claims
Insurance Council warns owners of units in complexes without body corps could struggle to get cover or face uphill battles when making claims
27th Jan 21, 3:33pm
5th Jan 21, 9:58am
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QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
QV's David Nagel says before buying coastal property, look at the actual risks. Insurance companies are, and without insurance your holiday property might not be bankable
5th Jan 21, 9:58am
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16th Dec 20, 5:18pm
BNZ's parent National Australia Bank agrees to sell BNZ Life to Partners Life for NZ$290 million
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BNZ's parent National Australia Bank agrees to sell BNZ Life to Partners Life for NZ$290 million
16th Dec 20, 5:18pm
6th Dec 20, 5:33pm
The Week in Tax: Terry Baucher talks to Rod Spicer about insurance cover for tax audits and assessments for filed returns - what they do cover and what they don't
The Week in Tax: Terry Baucher talks to Rod Spicer about insurance cover for tax audits and assessments for filed returns - what they do cover and what they don't
6th Dec 20, 5:33pm
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
Does opening a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications create a whole new raft of problems? How can firms promise privacy if there is official access? And an unauthorised breach at some point then becomes possible
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
2nd Dec 20, 7:39am
New research identifies thousands of coastal properties in the 1-in-100-year flood zone that have another 15 years before facing serious insurance issues
New research identifies thousands of coastal properties in the 1-in-100-year flood zone that have another 15 years before facing serious insurance issues
2nd Dec 20, 7:39am
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
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11th Nov 20, 8:52am
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am
2nd Nov 20, 6:49pm
Private insurers finally get their way, as EQC enables them to handle claims on its behalf; Public Inquiry was inconclusive on the matter
Private insurers finally get their way, as EQC enables them to handle claims on its behalf; Public Inquiry was inconclusive on the matter
2nd Nov 20, 6:49pm
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
Reserve Bank outlines its plans for overseeing the cyber risk management of the financial services sector, touting principles-based guidance rather than prescriptive oversight
21st Oct 20, 11:28am
6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
Business needs risk cover for pandemics, but insurers have revealed their fine print exclusions denying most cover. There is 'market failure' for cover at a reasonable cost. Is it the taxpayer who needs to cover these risks?
6th Oct 20, 4:55pm
1st Oct 20, 11:22am
RBNZ's just-launched insurance capital review to be based on principles similar to bank capital review
RBNZ's just-launched insurance capital review to be based on principles similar to bank capital review
1st Oct 20, 11:22am
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
Travel insurers face risks and pressures that may mean travelers won't be able to buy travel coverage for a reasonable price in future, creating a Catch-22 for the travel industry generally. Should the taxpayer underwrite the risks?
28th Sep 20, 9:44am
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
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14th Sep 20, 5:44pm
RBNZ says it's 'imprudent' for insurers to pay dividends at the moment; Announces major insurance capital review to resume in October
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RBNZ says it's 'imprudent' for insurers to pay dividends at the moment; Announces major insurance capital review to resume in October
14th Sep 20, 5:44pm
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
Analysts run the numbers on potential sale by Westpac Banking Corporation of wealth and insurance businesses
8th Sep 20, 9:25am
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
Could Labour's first major policy announcement be a permanent unemployment insurance scheme similar to that advocated for by ACT?
4th Aug 20, 3:50pm
4th Aug 20, 10:02am
RBNZ's Toby Fiennes says bank Dashboard to be reviewed, with cyber and climate related risks to feature, and insurance and non-bank deposit taker dashboards remain on the agenda
RBNZ's Toby Fiennes says bank Dashboard to be reviewed, with cyber and climate related risks to feature, and insurance and non-bank deposit taker dashboards remain on the agenda
4th Aug 20, 10:02am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Insurance
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Insurance
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
6th Jul 20, 3:00pm
Government keeps ACC levies at current levels until 2022, instead of reviewing them in 2021 as planned pre-Covid
Government keeps ACC levies at current levels until 2022, instead of reviewing them in 2021 as planned pre-Covid
6th Jul 20, 3:00pm

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