Ethical investing

November 1, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

Robbie Schneider, as a financial specialist, has recently spent time in the USA discussing a niche investment service that helps people get involved in socially responsible investing (SRI). Robbie offers a solution that the client can easily understand. SRI is becoming a mainstream investing style all around the world, with even the lay person interested in … Read More

Director Bio – Robbie Schneider

November 1, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

As a teenager in the 1980s, Robbie spent much of his time around a diverse and influential range of people involved in the financial services profession. It was always inevitable this would rub off on him. As is so often the case, the strongest influence started at home. Robbie’s mum, Jenny, joined Cook Taylor Quinn … Read More

Update from the CEO

November 1, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

Change continues apace for financial advisers at the moment. The Code Working Group has released its draft Code of Professional Conduct and we are pleased that it reflects much of the feedback the TripleA and other professional bodies gave during earlier consultation rounds. The notion of “good advice outcomes” has been dropped, and the equally … Read More

CEO’s Report – 2018 AGM

September 18, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

I’d like to welcome everyone to our AGM. It’s been another very solid year for the TripleA with our landscape dominated by the review of the Financial Advisers Act which soaked up a significant amount of Board and CEO time. We informed last year’s AGM that maintaining our level of reserves and increasing membership would … Read More

Chair’s Report – 2018 AGM

September 18, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

Thank you for coming along to support this AGM. Your Board has spent time over the last 12 months on several matters, some which the Board had been working on for some time, and some that came out of left field through the year. Firstly, last year we repositioned the TripleA Advisers Association as the … Read More

Bio – Malcolm Papworth (AFA, B. Com)

September 18, 2018By nicolegWhat's new

I have been a director on the Board of the TripleA since 2015 and became chair in 2017. In 1985, I established an agency with National Mutual in Dunedin, corporatised my agency in 1996, forming what is today called Papworth Financial Advisers Limited, with offices in Wanaka and Dunedin. I have developed, over the last … Read More