Insurance news

3 Aug 17, 12:03pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister ready to introduce to Parliament new legislation regulating financial advice
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2 Aug 17, 1:46pm
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at reports from Forsyth Barr and Macquarie analysts to consider what the future holds for Tower in the absence of a takeover by Vero
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31 Jul 17, 12:05pm
How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
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26 Jul 17, 4:06pm
The Commerce Commission said yes to IAG, but no to Vero - Jenée Tibshraney asks its chairman why
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26 Jul 17, 8:26am
Commerce Commission prevents New Zealand's insurance duopoly from getting stronger by declining Vero's bid to buy Tower; Tower's share price tumbles
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25 Jul 17, 8:31am
Revealed: The Commerce Commission is investigating Vero for buying 19.99% of Tower's shares separately to it considering Vero's bid to take over the insurer
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19 Jul 17, 1:32pm
RBNZ says there are enough incentives for financial institutions to protect themselves from cyber attacks, there's no need for it to introduce cyber security regulations
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18 Jul 17, 10:19am
Rebecca Sellers asks whether New Zealand banks and insurers will be caught by Australia's proposed BEAR senior managers’ regime
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13 Jul 17, 8:58am
CBL to buy 40% of Allied Risk Holdings, with the Allied management coming on board with CBL in Europe
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5 Jul 17, 3:27pm
Nick Smith's Bill, clearing haze around meth contamination, landlord liability and dodgy housing, passes First Reading
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5 Jul 17, 5:02am
How a light touch approach to regulating insurers doesn't work while companies consider disclosing key financial information a box ticking rather than a consumer protection exercise
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29 Jun 17, 4:27pm
Reserve Bank unhappy with insurance companies' overall level of compliance with disclosure rules - warns that they need to raise their game
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29 Jun 17, 4:27pm
Reserve Bank unhappy with insurance companies' overall level of compliance with disclosure rules - warns that they need to raise their game
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29 Jun 17, 3:37pm
Fairfax Financial Holdings leaves Aussie insurer to bid for an even larger share of the New Zealand insurance market
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29 Jun 17, 11:10am
Government releases standard confirming how much P there needs to be in a property for it to be considered contaminated, and how you need to get rid of it
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27 Jun 17, 3:42pm
Suncorp's Vero to buy all of Tower's shares for $1.40 each pending shareholder and regulatory approval; Canadian giant outbid in battle for struggling insurer
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26 Jun 17, 3:27pm
EQC Act reform to see private insurers receive claims on behalf of EQC; Private insurers urge Government to go all the way and let them assess and settle claims too
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26 Jun 17, 9:37am
Jenée Tibshraeny questions whether Vero is being conniving or business savvy trying to prevent the competition watchdog from airing its concerns about the insurer's bid to buy Tower; Meanwhile Tower enters trading halt as it considers higher bid from Vero
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22 Jun 17, 11:26am
First NZ Capital suggests a 10% to 20% increase in homeowners' insurance premiums next year will spur them to shop around
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19 Jun 17, 12:02pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean 'not in a position' to say whether claims handling will be included in big insurance regulation reforms planned for next year
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