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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. Read more to view the presentations and for information about similar events in Wellington.

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Asia Region Fund Passport (ARFP) Industry Day 21 September

21 Sep 18 - There were interesting debates today at our Industry Day jointly hosted with the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) New Zealand about the Asia Region Fund Passport (ARFP). It was a pleasure to welcome Minister Faafoi and the funds passport country regulator representatives from Japan, Australia, The Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand pilot organisation SmartShares and advisers DLA Piper.

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Shaping Futures National Conference 2018

10 Sep 18 - The second Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ joint national conference attracted close to 400 people over the two days. The speakers were of an extremely high calibre, and over the conference we launched the FSC Code of Conduct and a new report Shaping Futures, Closing the KiwiSaver Gap. There are a number of photographs available on our Facebook page, and we will be uploading the videos from the two-days over the coming week or so. The Voice of Hope wall raised an astounding $8,080, with the Financial Services Council donating a further $7,000 - bringing the total to $15,080. Thank you for your amazing contributions! If you would still like to donate, you can do so via their Givealittle page. We will update you via Your Wealth when new materials from the conference are available.

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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’.

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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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