The FSC Get in Shape summit kicked off on Tuesday in Wellington. The two-part conference begun with the advice summit that was made up of different panels with industry experts. The advice summit included an address by Minister David Clark. The second part of the conference was the Masterclass that was focused on licensing, disclosure and advice. The next conference will be in Auckland, followed by conferences in Christchurch and Dunedin next week.
Trisha Edmonds, Head of Advisory Distribution Funds at ANZ is pictured leading a panel that includes chair of the Financial Advice Code Working Group Angus Dale-Jones, FMA Director of Market Engagement John Botica, FMA Principal Consultant - Market Engagement Derek Grantham, and MBIE Manager Financial Markets Sharon Corbett
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Financial Advice: Financial Advice reports that there have been 1,467 transitional licences issued as of this week with 774 authorised bodies attached to licences. This covers 9,600 advisers.