Insurance

10 May 18, 4:02pm
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The New Zealand Shareholders' Association calls for CBL Corporation to be liquidated and the FMA to exercise its powers to act on behalf of investors
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9 May 18, 4:03pm
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Questions raised over NZ's financial services consumer dispute resolution model with the four competing schemes incentivised to sell themselves to the industry
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3 May 18, 2:10pm
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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 
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3 May 18, 10:01am
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Gareth Vaughan probes the FMA & RBNZ's demand for NZ banks to prove they're better behaved than their Aussie parents & concludes the argument for a Royal Commission doesn't stake up at this point
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2 May 18, 7:39am
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FMA's CEO Rob Everett & RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr tell NZ's big bank CEOs to prove their banks are different to their Aussie parents
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30 Apr 18, 9:33am
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ANZ and IBM release proof of concept for blockchain product aimed at reducing the to-ing and fro-ing between insurers and brokers; Suncorp involved in testing technology
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27 Apr 18, 1:50pm
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Two of CBL Insurance's six directors claim the company in interim liquidation is solvent; issue to be addressed in court when RBNZ's liquidation claim is heard in June
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25 Apr 18, 7:24am
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The greater the grillings Gerry Brownlee and Sid Miller receive for EQC’s re-repairs cost blowout, the more evident the lack of scrutiny of former AMI directors becomes
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11 Apr 18, 2:21pm
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Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman advises those hit by the storm to take photos of damage and contact their insurers before cleaning up
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11 Apr 18, 8:16am
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Govt seeks feedback on what tough disclosure requirements to curb conflicted advice should look like in the absence of a ban of commissions
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6 Apr 18, 12:37pm
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Question marks remain over the extent to which further insurance premium hikes flagged for more disaster-prone parts of the country will be offset by decreases in lower risk places
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5 Apr 18, 5:40pm
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Gerry Brownlee speaks out on EQC: “I just think people aren’t seeing the wood for the trees here. And in this case the wood - Megan - is making a whole lot of mischief"
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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
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New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
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23 Mar 18, 12:39pm
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Review of law aimed at maintaining a 'sound' insurance sector delayed by Reserve Bank's investigation into CBL, among its other 'supervisory priorities'
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22 Mar 18, 1:17pm
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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
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22 Mar 18, 12:00pm
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Ex-RBNZ and APRA official, Geof Mortlock, argues the RBNZ's regulation of the financial sector is so inadequate this responsibility should be passed on to a new agency
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20 Mar 18, 11:33am
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The Government commits to increasing EQC cover for buildings, extending the timeframe claims can be made within and enabling more data sharing
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15 Mar 18, 9:55am
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Rebecca Sellers puts the spotlight on the Government's long awaited review of insurance contract law
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10 Mar 18, 11:31am
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Invasive insurer horror stories highlight legal gap to be addressed in recently-announced insurance contracts law review 
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8 Mar 18, 12:38pm
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Commerce Commission decision sees Vero sell its Tower shares to Bain Capital Credit for less than it bought them for
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7 Mar 18, 3:50pm
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David Hargreaves says the CBL disaster appears to have revealed massive loopholes in our regulatory processes; shareholders and the investment community deserve better
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7 Mar 18, 1:03pm
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Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
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7 Mar 18, 5:00am
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Harbour Asset Management values CBL shares last traded for $3.17, at 28 cents; Lloyd's of London to take over CBL contract to underwrite new building warranties  
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6 Mar 18, 11:47am
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Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
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6 Mar 18, 5:00am
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Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
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