Insurance news

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17th Sep 19, 10:11am
Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi pledges measures to improve financial services sector conduct shortly as regulators bemoan poor life insurer conduct and culture
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Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi pledges measures to improve financial services sector conduct shortly as regulators bemoan poor life insurer conduct and culture
17th Sep 19, 10:11am
15th Sep 19, 6:31am
Shadow Finance Minister Paul Goldsmith on how he's yet to be convinced bank conduct needs regulation, why foreign capital restrictions are counter-productive and why fiscal stimulus isn't what the economy needs
Shadow Finance Minister Paul Goldsmith on how he's yet to be convinced bank conduct needs regulation, why foreign capital restrictions are counter-productive and why fiscal stimulus isn't what the economy needs
15th Sep 19, 6:31am
14th Sep 19, 5:12pm
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Ahead of the next UN Climate Summit in New York, the OECD assesses the progress of funding climate change adaption and mitigation projects in developing countries
Ahead of the next UN Climate Summit in New York, the OECD assesses the progress of funding climate change adaption and mitigation projects in developing countries
14th Sep 19, 5:12pm
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13th Sep 19, 10:58am
Financial Markets Authority considering prosecuting life insurers over sales tactics; says 'there will be more remediation, more repayments to consumers'; Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister warns NZ isn't immune from a royal commission
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Financial Markets Authority considering prosecuting life insurers over sales tactics; says 'there will be more remediation, more repayments to consumers'; Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister warns NZ isn't immune from a royal commission
13th Sep 19, 10:58am
3rd Sep 19, 1:37pm
Insurance Council of New Zealand sets out to 'educate the public' about insurance fraud through new Insurance Fraud Bureau as its members strive to reduce insurance fraud
Insurance Council of New Zealand sets out to 'educate the public' about insurance fraud through new Insurance Fraud Bureau as its members strive to reduce insurance fraud
3rd Sep 19, 1:37pm
3rd Sep 19, 1:37pm
Insurance Council of New Zealand sets out to 'educate the public' about insurance fraud through new Insurance Fraud Bureau as its members strive to reduce insurance fraud
Insurance Council of New Zealand sets out to 'educate the public' about insurance fraud through new Insurance Fraud Bureau as its members strive to reduce insurance fraud
3rd Sep 19, 1:37pm
26th Aug 19, 4:45pm
As mortgage interest rates fall, home & contents insurance premiums are rising, and fast, undermining the benefits of low interest rates. We investigate where that insurance premium goes and how it has changed
As mortgage interest rates fall, home & contents insurance premiums are rising, and fast, undermining the benefits of low interest rates. We investigate where that insurance premium goes and how it has changed
26th Aug 19, 4:45pm
20th Aug 19, 7:49am
IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
20th Aug 19, 7:49am
8th Aug 19, 6:01pm
AMP goes back to the RBNZ with a new A$3 billion proposal to sell its life insurance business; Announces A$650 million capital raise and plan to divest from its NZ wealth management business
AMP goes back to the RBNZ with a new A$3 billion proposal to sell its life insurance business; Announces A$650 million capital raise and plan to divest from its NZ wealth management business
8th Aug 19, 6:01pm
29th Jul 19, 3:07pm
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Chapman Tripp's John Knight looks at the impact of climate change on insurance and insurers, the legal risks, and the responses he expects to see
Chapman Tripp's John Knight looks at the impact of climate change on insurance and insurers, the legal risks, and the responses he expects to see
29th Jul 19, 3:07pm
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24th Jul 19, 9:41am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
24th Jul 19, 9:41am
19th Jul 19, 9:46am
The RBNZ defends its decision to block the sale of AMP Life, revealing the wannabe buyer only lodged an application with it 8 months after the proposed deal was announced 
The RBNZ defends its decision to block the sale of AMP Life, revealing the wannabe buyer only lodged an application with it 8 months after the proposed deal was announced 
19th Jul 19, 9:46am
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15th Jul 19, 11:34am
AMP share price hits rock bottom on news A$3.3 billion sale of AMP Life 'highly unlikely to proceed' due to RBNZ's disapproval 
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AMP share price hits rock bottom on news A$3.3 billion sale of AMP Life 'highly unlikely to proceed' due to RBNZ's disapproval 
15th Jul 19, 11:34am
12th Jul 19, 11:00am
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Law News reviews the growing body of work building to update our insurance law. It has started with the Culture & Conduct review, will cover disclosure issues, and may tackle conflicted remuneration
Law News reviews the growing body of work building to update our insurance law. It has started with the Culture & Conduct review, will cover disclosure issues, and may tackle conflicted remuneration
12th Jul 19, 11:00am
11th Jul 19, 10:11am
Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
11th Jul 19, 10:11am
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
10th Jul 19, 5:00am
Government's consultation in its Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act review raises the possibility of the RBNZ getting an explicit climate change objective
Government's consultation in its Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act review raises the possibility of the RBNZ getting an explicit climate change objective
10th Jul 19, 5:00am
5th Jul 19, 11:42am
Fund manager who held major CBL stake contrasts RBNZ's 'very public discourse' around bank capital requirements with its caution about speaking out about an under-capitalised insurer
Fund manager who held major CBL stake contrasts RBNZ's 'very public discourse' around bank capital requirements with its caution about speaking out about an under-capitalised insurer
5th Jul 19, 11:42am
4th Jul 19, 10:30am
David Hargreaves thinks the RBNZ should have lost its role as insurance regulator, but since it will be keeping the role, the emphasis needs to be on ensuring it is now better resourced for the job
David Hargreaves thinks the RBNZ should have lost its role as insurance regulator, but since it will be keeping the role, the emphasis needs to be on ensuring it is now better resourced for the job
4th Jul 19, 10:30am
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3rd Jul 19, 1:10pm
Independent review finds the RBNZ had concerns about CBL Insurance's solvency from the time it was licensed, but never intervened with any real force; Says the regulator should've deterred the company's parent from floating on the stock exchange
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Independent review finds the RBNZ had concerns about CBL Insurance's solvency from the time it was licensed, but never intervened with any real force; Says the regulator should've deterred the company's parent from floating on the stock exchange
3rd Jul 19, 1:10pm

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