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Gambling on Life – New Zealand’s Underinsurance Problem

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 8:27 am | Financial Services Council

New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) has revealed the high number of New Zealanders that are underinsured when it comes to their lives, their incomes or suffering a major illness. The third and final part in the FSC’s ... More >>

Get In Shape Advice Summit 2020 launched

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 11:04 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council, Financial Advice New Zealand, the Financial Markets Authority and MBIE has launched the Get In Shape Advice Summits 2020 which will be held across New Zealand in February. More >>

Financial Services Council welcomes insurance law reform

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:31 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the proposed changes to insurance contract law announced by the Government today. More >>

Annual KiwiSaver Report Card shows good progress

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:13 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the release of the annual FMA report on KiwiSaver and the solid progress it shows in a number of key areas over the last year. More >>

Financial Services Council comment on FMA & RBNZ Review

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:26 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council acknowledges the release of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and Reserve Bank (RBNZ) review into the response of life insurers’ to the Conduct and Culture Review process, and the strong message that faster progress ... More >>

Top talent recognised in the Financial Services Industry

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:38 am | Financial Services Council

The industry’s top talent was recognised yesterday evening at the Financial Services Council 2019 Awards, following a packed agenda on day one of the Towards Wellbeing Conference. More >>

Moments of Truth – the role of life insurance for Kiwis

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:07 am | Financial Services Council

New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) has revealed New Zealanders views of life insurance and the vital role it plays in their lives. Moments of Truth takes a deep-dive look at exactly what Kiwis think of the sector, their ... More >>

New Zealand’s trillion dollar KiwiSaver challenge

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 6:58 pm | Financial Services Council

New Zealand’s trillion dollar KiwiSaver challenge The Financial Services Council (FSC) has today released a new discussion paper, KiwiSaver 2050: Pathways to the Future , aimed at kickstarting a conversation about how New Zealand can make the ... More >>

FSC appoints expert Disciplinary Committee to uphold Code

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 3:01 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has announced the appointment of an expert Disciplinary Committee to oversee the application and enforcement of the new FSC Code of Conduct. The Code has been effective from 1 January 2019 and the Committee’s role is to ... More >>

KiwiSaver tax confusion a timely reminder

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 4:45 pm | Financial Services Council

The announcement yesterday regarding the many KiwiSaver members on the wrong Prescribed Investor Tax Rate (PIR) is a timely reminder to all of the importance of engaging with the details of their KiwiSaver scheme, says the Financial Services Council. More >>

Long-term focus of Wellbeing Budget welcomed

Friday, 31 May 2019, 8:26 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the long-term focus and consideration of a broader set of policy measures in the inaugural Wellbeing Budget. More >>

Workplace Savings merges with the Financial Services Council

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 3:41 pm | Financial Services Council

Workplace Savings NZ and the Financial Services Council today announced a merger into one single organisation under the Financial Services Council banner from 1 July 2019, creating a membership association of close to 80 organisations. More >>

FSC acknowledges Government progress on culture and conduct

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 2:52 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council acknowledges the progress on the Government’s financial sector culture and conduct reform work programme with the release of two options papers, and welcomes the opportunity to respond to them. More >>

Passing of FSLAB a landmark moment for industry

Monday, 8 April 2019, 9:51 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the passing of the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill (FSLAB) through Parliament as a landmark moment for the New Zealand financial services industry. “FSLAB has been a long time coming and ... More >>

Industry acting on culture and conduct report

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 12:59 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council welcomed the release of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) report on Life Insurer Conduct and Culture today and will work with its members in the sector to act on its recommendations. More >>

Major Regulatory Changes Drive Interest in Summit

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:28 pm | Financial Services Council

Over 700 financial advisers and industry specialists signed up to the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summit over the holiday period. More >>

Five steps towards wellbeing in 2019

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 3:23 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council watched with interest the New Zealand Government’s Wellbeing Budget announcements at the end of 2018, providing a new lens on implementing social and environmental wellbeing measures together with economic ones. More >>

The FSC welcomes new member Consilium

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 12:04 pm | Financial Services Council

FSC CEO, Richard Klipin, said ‘the Financial Services sector plays a key part in the New Zealand economy. Together, our members help and support New Zealanders to grow, manage and protect their wealth and as the voice of the sector, the FSC welcomes ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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