Disclosure Statement


Disclosure Statement (Financial Adviser)


1.  Personal Details:

Name of financial adviser:                              Theo Simeonidis

Address:                                                             4/79 Schnapper Rock Road

 Schnapper Rock

 Auckland 0632

Trading name:                                                    UProtectNZ Insurance Services

Telephone number:                                          09 528 8724

Mobile Number:                                                 027 248 9320027 248 9320

Email address:                                                    theo@uprotectnz.com

This disclosure statement was prepared on:   18 March 2014.


I am a registered financial adviser.  My registration number is FSP199485.


2.  It is important that you read this document

This information will help you to choose a financial adviser that best suits your needs. It will also provide some useful information about the financial adviser that you choose.


3.  What sort of adviser am I?

I am a registered, but not authorised, financial adviser. I can give you advice on life insurance and related covers and business-related covers in the following areas:


Life cover

Specialists & tests

Family protection

Waiver of premium


Key person

Total permanent disablement

Ownership buyout

Disability income protection

Business loss of revenue

Mortgage protection

Debt protection

Household expenses

New to business


Business continuation

Private health insurance

ACC Levies


4.  What should you do if something goes wrong?

If you have a problem, concern or complaint about any part of my service, please tell me so that I can try and fix the problem.   You may contact our internal complaints scheme either by telephoning (09) 528 8724(09) 528 8724, or by email to theo@uprotectnz.com or by writing to 4/79 Schnapper Rock Road, Schnapper Rock, Auckland 0632, explaining what the issue is.


If we cannot agree on how to fix the issue or if you decide not to use the internal complaints scheme, you can contact the Insurance & Savings Ombudsman Dispute Resolution Scheme.  This service will cost you nothing and will help us resolve any disagreements.  You can contact: 


Insurance and Savings Ombudsman

PO Box 10-845, Wellington 6143

Telephone:   0800 888 2020800 888 202 or (04) 499 7612(04) 499 7612

Fax:  (04) 499 7614



4.  How am I regulated by the Government?

You can check that I am a registered financial adviser at http://www.fspr.govt.nz.  The Financial Markets Authority regulates financial advisers. Contact the Financial Markets Authority for more information, including financial tips and warnings.


You can report information or complain about my conduct to the Financial Markets Authority, but in the event of a disagreement, you may choose to first use the dispute resolution procedures described above (under What should you do if something goes wrong?).





I, Theo Simeonidis, declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information contained in this disclosure statement is true and complete and complies with the disclosure requirements in the Financial Advisers Act 2008 and the Financial Advisers (Disclosure) Regulations 2010.




Theo Simeonidis





Acknowledgment of Receipt

I acknowledge that I have been provided a copy of this Disclosure Statement which Theo Simeonidis has presented and explained to me: