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Towards Prosperity Research Launch

15 Nov 18 - Join us for the launch of 'Towards Prosperity', new research which takes a look at the growing New Zealand economy and the wider financial services contribution to that growth on 3 December in Wellington and 12 December in Auckland.

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Culture and Conduct Report into Retail Banks an important step

5 Nov 18 - 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. 
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The Future of Tax: Insight from the Tax Working Group

25 Sep 18 - Presentations now available from The Future of Tax Breakfast Event held on 10 October 2018

The Tax Working Group (TWG) has been established by the Government in order to examine further improvements in the structure, fairness and balance of the tax system, the Future of Tax in New Zealand. The Tax Working Group issued the Future of Tax interim report on 20 September 2018. The final report is due to be published by the Tax Working Group in February 2019.

Read more to view the presentations and for information about similar events in Wellington.
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  • AMP Financial Services
  • ANZ Bank
  • Asteron Life Ltd
  • BNZ Investments and Insurance
  • CIGNA Life Insurance NZ Ltd
  • Fidelity Life Assurance Co Ltd
  • FNZ
  • General Reinsurance Life Australia Ltd.
  • Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd
  • Partners Life
  • Pinnacle Life
  • RGA Reinsurance Co. of Australia Ltd
  • SCOR Global Life Australia PTY Ltd
  • Sovereign Ltd
  • Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Ltd
  • Westpac Bank
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FSC launches Code of Conduct

5 Sep 18 -

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 is designed to build the professionalism of the industry by reinforcing the need for good conduct and a strong consumer-focussed culture.

As a living code, FSC members will work to develop best practice and guidance for the Code’s nine standards, which fall into three core objectives covering ethical, communication and consumer outcomes.

It will come into force on 1 January 2019.


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NZ economy, financial system remain sound

2 Oct 17 - Insurance Business NZ: New Zealand’s economy and financial system remain on a sound footing, despite continuing challenges in the global environment, according to the Reserve Bank’s latest annual report.

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FSC launches KiwiSaver Research Recommendations

6 Sep 18 - 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 action is needed to close the KiwiSaver gap in New Zealand.

The report is based on three significant pieces of research commissioned by the FSC with responses from over 2,100 New Zealanders and carried out by Horizon Research –‘Generation KiwiSaver’, ‘Growing the KiwiSaver Pie’, and ‘Great Expectations – Retirement Realities for Older New Zealanders’.

Read the recommendations and the media release.

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