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Navigating Regulation Advice Summit 2019 Launched

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:00 pm | Financial Services Council

Navigating Regulation Advice Summit 2019 Launched The Financial Services Council, the Financial Markets Authority and MBIE today launched the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summits which will be held across New Zealand in March. This Summit is designed ... More >>

Culture and Conduct Report an important step

Monday, 5 November 2018, 4:44 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the release of the culture and conduct report into retail banks by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and Reserve Bank New Zealand (RBNZ) as an important step forward for the financial services industry. More >>

FSC calls for changes to close the KiwiSaver gap

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:08 am | Financial Services Council

FSC calls for essential changes to close the KiwiSaver gap The Financial Services Council has today released a new report, ‘Shaping Futures: Closing the KiwiSaver Gap’ , which sends a clear message to government, industry and consumers that combined ... More >>

Winners of top industry awards announced

Friday, 7 September 2018, 8:30 am | Financial Services Council

Industry’s top talent were recognised at the Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings New Zealand 2018 Gala Awards ceremony tonight, following the first day of the FSC and WSNZ national conference. More >>

FSC puts a stake in the ground

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 6:34 pm | Financial Services Council

FSC puts a stake in the ground On the eve of its national conference, the Financial Services Council (FSC) has launched a new set of standards and guidance for its members, the FSC Code of Conduct. Developed over two years by FSC members, the Code of Conduct ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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