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Industry awards open for nominations

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:47 pm | Financial Services Council

Celebrating good consumer outcomes and industry conduct, the annual Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ awards are open for nominations. More >>

FMA review sends important message to industry

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 1:56 pm | Financial Services Council

The FMA thematic review on replacement business practices in the insurance industry has a number of important findings for the sector says the Financial Services Council. More >>

KiwiSaver changes welcomed

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:27 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the proposed KiwiSaver changes contained in the Taxation Bill introduced to Parliament this week. More >>

FSC will engage constructively with regulators

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 5:28 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the conduct letter from the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), and will engage in a transparent and constructive manner in providing the requested information. More >>

Report highlights importance of transparency and disclosure

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 3:00 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council welcomes the FMA report on remuneration structures in the insurance industry and the important issues it raises in relation to transparency and disclosure. More >>

FSC national conference returns for 2018

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 10:12 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ are delighted to announce the return of their national conference for 2018. ‘Shaping Futures’ is the showcase event for the New Zealand financial services industry and will be in held in Auckland ... More >>

FSC welcomes nib as a new member

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 4:03 pm | Financial Services Council

The FSC welcomes nib New Zealand as a new member. The addition brings the total number of FSC members to 33, including seven new members since February 2017. More >>

FSC welcomes FMA report

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 2:28 pm | Financial Services Council

The FSC has welcomed the report released today by the Financial Markets Authority on insurance replacement business and conflicted conduct, and the useful spotlight it puts on behaviour in some parts of the industry. More >>

FSC will engage with KiwiFund Bill

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:21 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council welcomes the opportunity to engage with the KiwiFund Bill and the issues it raises, but questions whether the measures in the Bill are needed. More >>

Youth arrests after spike in vehicle theft in Central Otago

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 7:02 pm | Financial Services Council

Over the last three weeks Central Otago/Lakes Police have been investigating a spike in offending involving the taking of vehicles in the Clyde area. More >>

Great (unmet) expectations: Retirement Realities for NZers

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:59 pm | Financial Services Council

Great (unmet) expectations: Retirement Realities for New Zealanders The vast majority of Kiwi retirees are reduced to living off NZ Super alone after just ten years of retirement, and with a significant weekly income shortfall according to new research ... More >>

New Board Appointed to Financial Services Council

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:16 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council held its 2017 AGM this week and reflected on a superb 12 months. ‘In a short period of time’, said Chairman Rob Flannagan, ‘the FSC has developed a new strategy and delivered strongly. The strategy is firmly centred ... More >>

Financial Services Council welcomes new Labour-led Govt

Friday, 20 October 2017, 4:43 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council welcomes and congratulates the new Labour-led Government. “Prime Minister elect Ardern and her team have a strong mandate and a great opportunity to pursue a strong and progressive policy agenda”, said Richard Klipin, CEO of ... More >>

FSC welcomes KiwiSaver report card

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 4:37 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Service Council has welcomed the release of the annual FMA report on KiwiSaver. More >>

Kiwis Give Big Tick to Kiwi Saver

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:10 am | Financial Services Council

New research of over 2000 New Zealanders released at the Financial Services Council’s annual conference today shows that there is overwhelming public support for strengthening KiwiSaver and improving Kiwis access to the savings scheme. More >>

Politics Live at FSC & Workplace Savings Conference

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:59 am | Financial Services Council

15 August 2017 - The Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ have today confirmed three leading NZ politicians will be speaking at the ‘Navigating Change’ conference on 7-8 September. More >>

Financial Services Council welcomes Reserve Bank report

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:55 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the Reserve Bank report on the level of compliance with disclosure laws by licenced insurers. More >>

Financial Services Council launch new Industry Awards

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:41 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council today launch their industry awards. Financial Services Council Chief Executive Richard Klipin said, ‘These awards showcase excellence in our industry and give us all a chance to celebrate success and learn from our ... More >>

AIA Joins the Financial Services Council

Friday, 9 June 2017, 9:38 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council announced today that AIA has joined the association, bringing the total number of members to 16 members and 14 Associate members. Financial Services Council Chief Executive Richard Klipin said, ‘We are pleased to welcome ... More >>

Budget 2017 reflects robust economy and a balanced approach

Friday, 26 May 2017, 9:21 am | Financial Services Council

Budget 2017 reflects New Zealand’s continued robust economy and shows a balanced approach, the Financial Services Council said today. More >>

 

 

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