Insurance

25 May 17, 3:28pm
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EQC levy to be bumped up 33%; Hike for insured homeowners comes further to 39% fire service levy increase; Decision on EQC Act Review on the way 
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24 May 17, 5:09pm
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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'
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24 May 17, 2:53pm
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Tower gets $30 million cash advance from BNZ as quake costs see it only $5 million away from breaching the RBNZ solvency requirements
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23 May 17, 9:15am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister commits to a 'significant package of insurance contract law reform in 2018'; Admits archaic disclosure rules are divisive
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19 May 17, 10:43am
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Independent complaints body warns: Don't cancel your old life insurance policy until the stand down period of your new one has lapsed
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11 May 17, 11:26am
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Rebecca Sellers says conduct by insurers is effectively unregulated and the IMF is calling for some protection for consumers, at least up to Australian levels
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10 May 17, 10:12am
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IMF calls for FMA to immediately fill cracks in the system so 'all aspects of the insurance product life cycle' are regulated
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29 Apr 17, 6:02am
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EQC levies may be affected by changes to disaster fund set to be announced after drawn-out review, Joyce says; Flags changes to reinsurance excess, operational detail
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19 Apr 17, 8:44am
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Allan Barber reviews a cross-party review of how to achieve climate targets, one that will entail a difficult transition for rural economies
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10 Apr 17, 1:07pm
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A look at whether your insurer will pay for what the Government won't if you get cancer
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3 Apr 17, 5:02am
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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 
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30 Mar 17, 3:53pm
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Michael Stiassny says bidders eyeing a Tower takeover will need to pay at least $1.40 per share; Says the Board's considering a capital raising
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30 Mar 17, 5:02am
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New rates set to fund amalgamated fire and emergency service; Changes to see people with home, contents and car insurance pay around $38 more a year
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29 Mar 17, 11:19am
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When and under what conditions different insurance companies will provide cover for meth contamination to your home or rental property 
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16 Mar 17, 9:06am
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Insurance Council says the Government consulting on how to levy insurance to fund new fire and emergency service shows how complicated and costly the regime is
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14 Mar 17, 3:08pm
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Vero agrees to pay 10 cents more per share in $15.8 million deal to increase its stake in Tower to nearly 20%; Move could bump up Vero's offer in takeover bid
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9 Mar 17, 8:47am
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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
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6 Mar 17, 5:16pm
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Suncorp confirms it's transferring 'a number' of New Zealand admin jobs to its 'strategic partners in Asia'
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6 Mar 17, 10:33am
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Revenue Minister Judith Collins says government yet to decide whether bank capital will be included in the crackdown on corporates' use of hybrid mismatches
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3 Mar 17, 1:05pm
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Suncorp argues if the ComCom allowed IAG to acquire AMI and Lumley, it's only fair it approves its application to take over Tower
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2 Mar 17, 1:19pm
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Suncorp attempts to win over Tower shareholders in its takeover battle with 'escalation payment' agreements
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24 Feb 17, 10:07am
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Youi's boss to take up new role as CEO of OUTsurance - a South African insurer with the same parent as Youi
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23 Feb 17, 7:40am
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IAG commits to employing 'targeted rates increases' in the wake of the Kaikoura quakes; Says it has been hiking motor insurance premiums throughout the country as more car owners are making claims
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22 Feb 17, 9:48am
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New Zealand's second largest general insurer aims to increase its market share to 30%, offering to pay more than 'Canada's Berkshire Hathaway' to buy Tower
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22 Feb 17, 7:57am
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Insurance lawyer calls for playing field to be leveled in NZ so insurers suffer the same consequences as their customers if they tell porkies
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