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Stuff's guide to NZ Superannuation changes

8 March 2017

Stuff.co.nz: Superannuation has been reset. Prime Minister Bill English has announced that the age for state superannuation will rise up to 67 in gradual steps starting in 20 years time. More>

Robo development under way

8 March 2017

Goodreturns: DLA Piper senior associate Geoff Ward-Marshall says his firm’s clients are already looking at how their roboadvice offerings will take shape in the new legislative environment. More>

'Macro-prudential tools should be permanent'

6 March 2017

Interest.co.nz: Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Wellington-based commercial adviser Murray Jackson argues More>

Big changes for some RFAs

1 March 2017

Goodreturns: Advisers will need a way to prove their competence, regardless of how long they have been in the industry, the chief executive of the PAA says. More>

Top 10 questions asked to Sorted's KiwiSaver 'chatbot'

1 March 2017

Stuff: Questions asked to a newly-launched KiwiSaver "chatbot" reveal continued ignorance about the state-sponsored retirement savings scheme. The most common question asked to the new Sorted chatbot is: "What is KiwiSaver?" More>

Cullen calls for annuities

22 February 2017

Goodreturns: Former deputy prime minister and finance minister Sir Michael Cullen says the need for an annuity provider to help KiwiSaver members manage their lump sums on retirement is another sign of the scheme’s success. More>

Government strives to clean up FSPR

22 February 2017

Interest.co.nz: The Government is considering making companies include detail of who their supervisor is under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act (AML/CFT Act) as it strives to clean up the Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR). More>

Financial Markets Authority publishes first Conduct Outcomes Report

22 February 2017

The FMA's Conduct Outcomes Report 2016 highlights the key issues and actions from the FMA’s enforcement, supervision and preventative activities for the financial year July 2015 to June 2016. More>

FAA gone as FMC to assume most advice-ruling powers

20 February 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The move to entity licensing will see most financial adviser regulation devolved to the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC) under draft reforms released last week. More>

Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill does away with agents

20 February 2017

Goodreturns: New rules governing financial advice have done away with a proposed "agent" category, but many people are unimpressed. More>