Financial Advice Code Working Group consultations

This page outlines consultations by the Financial Advice Code Working Group on the new Code of Conduct for financial advice.

October-November 2018 consultation

During October-November 2018 we consulted on a draft Code of Conduct for Financial Advice. Consultation closed on 9 November 2018.

Read more about the consultation in Have your say

March-April 2018 consultation

In March 2018 the Financial Advice Code Working Group published a consultation paper for the new Code of Conduct for Financial Advice Services and invited public submissions.

Read the Code of Conduct Consultation paper [PDF, 950 KB] 
(external link)

View the submissions on the consultation paper

The Code Working Group ran roadshows around the country to discuss the proposals in the consultation paper.

Download the Code of Professional Conduct for Financial Advice Services presentation slides [PDF, 436 KB]

Consumer survey

In addition to the consultation paper, the Code Working Group sought feedback directly from consumers and the wider public using a short online survey.

2017 focus group

The Code Working Group did some initial consultation in October 2017 through targeted focus groups with representation from a wide range of impacted stakeholders.

Read the background material and questions for the focus groups [PDF, 32 KB]