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Partners Life joins the FSC

17 Feb 17 - The Financial Services Council announces that Partners Life has joined the association, bringing the total number of members to 15 members and 14 Associate members. 

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FSC Breakfast Leadership series 2017

17 Feb 17 - Women in Super, in association with Workplace Savings and the Financial Services Council, are delighted to bring you the first event of our 2017 Breakfast Leadership Series.
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Vanguard: 'actively management funds can achieve higher returns'

20 Feb 17 -; Vanguard's Dan Newhall makes the case that with the right criteria, investors in actively managed funds can achieve higher returns than market benchmarks.
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Treasury releases briefing papers to incoming Ministers

20 Feb 17 - Treasury: The Treasury has released its briefing to the incoming Minister of Finance together with related briefing documents for incoming Ministers.


Amendment bill does away with "agents"

20 Feb 17 - Goodreturns: New rules governing financial advice have done away with a proposed "agent" category, but many people are unimpressed. 

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Russell exits Australasian actuarial practice

20 Feb 17 - InvestmentNewsNZ: Russell Investments in Australia is exiting the actuarial part of the industry, announcing last week that it has sold its Australian and New Zealand actuarial practice to Willis Towers Watson. The deal involves the transfer of 22 actuarial staff.


MJW compiles insurance industry financial statements

20 Feb 17 - MJW has compiled a library of all the financial statements for every insurer licensed to operate in New Zealand.

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NZX open to third-party distribution deals to fuel KiwiSaver, ETF growth

20 Feb 17 - InvestmentNewsNZ: The NZX would consider partnering with other entities – including advisory groups – to market its SuperLife KiwiSaver scheme, according to the group’s interim chief, Mark Peterson.


FAA gone as FMC to assume most advice-ruling powers

20 Feb 17 - 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.

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