21 Mar 19 - The Financial Markets Authority (FMA), Ministry of Business, Innovation and Education (MBIE) and the Financial Services Council had close to 1400 registrations for the four Navigating Regulation Advice Summits in March 2019.
8 Apr 19 - 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.
8 Jan 19 - 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.
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.