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TripleA AGM Notification

July 3, 2019

The TripleA’s AGM will be held at AsteronLife, Level 13, Vero Centre, 48 Shortland St, Auckland on Friday 6th September 2019 at 12:30 pm. There will be an opportunity to talk to the TripleA board members from twelve midday, with finger food, tea and coffee available. Please advise Christine of your attendance for catering purposes. … Read More

CEO Report

July 3, 2019

The new legislative and regulatory regime goes live, so to speak, in June next year. The last couple of years have been a blizzard of “consultation documents” and meetings with MBIE/FMA. I see the FMA has just issued yet another consultation document on proposed standard conditions for transitional licences! This latest consultation document is focused … Read More

New Code of Professional Conduct

May 8, 2019

The long-awaited Code of Professional Conduct for Financial Advice Services (The Code) was approved by the Minister and published on 7 May 2019. This now sets the clock ticking and theoretically, in 9 months’ time (February 2020), all those providing regulated financial advice to retail clients will need to be abiding by the code plus the … Read More

CEO report

May 3, 2019

It seemed like just last week that I was welcoming everyone back to the New Year and already we are a third of the way through 2019! On the upside, the tsunami of legislative change is washing through and the landscape advisers will be working within is now fairly clear. The Reserve Bank/FMA reports on … Read More

CEO Report

March 8, 2019

It’s been a busy New Year already! Starting with what I said in the last newsletter, the Reserve Bank/FMA reports on major insurance companies were pretty critical of the industry, and small independent advisers have been swept up in the flak that has ensued. The TripleA has been meeting with FANZ, SIFA, The Association and … Read More

Dispute resolution coverage for members

January 17, 2019

Our role in life is simply to operate as a not-for-profit adviser association that tries to maximise the benefits we create for advisers and their businesses. One way we do that is by using our collective negotiating power to make savings for our members. For example, the TripleA has “group bulk deals” with two dispute … Read More

Adviser annual confirmation
Yearly on date of original registration

National Certificate holders must have submitted their authorisation application to the FMA
01 November 2018