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Trowbridge Recommendations a Place to Start – Synchron

The Trowbridge recommendations are a “starting point” for the industry, according to Synchron’s Don Trapnell.

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5 · March 31, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Remuneration  

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ASIC Bans CBA Advice Employee; ANZIIF Insurance Awards Open; $110,000 Available in Future2 Grants

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· March 31, 2015 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, General  

ASIC Register Goes Live

The enhanced Australian Securities and Investments Commission Financial Adviser Register has been launched.

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0 · March 31, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, General, Technology  

Cost a Barrier to Life Insurance Take-up

One in five people who do not believe in life insurance say it’s because it’s too expensive, a survey from TAL has revealed.

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2 · March 31, 2015 in General  

Cartoonist Helping with Financial Literacy

A ‘comic’ approach to financial education is proving popular for financial advice content provider, innergi.

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· March 30, 2015 in General, Technology  

Government Consults on Advice Standards

The Government has released a consultation paper, calling for submissions on ways to lift the professional standards of financial advisers.

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1 · March 30, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Training  

Government and Regulator Positions on Trowbridge

The Federal Government has welcomed the release of the Trowbridge Report, according to a statement from Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg.

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0 · March 30, 2015 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Remuneration  

Insurers Issue Initial Response to Trowbridge

Insurers have responded with caution to the recommendations put forward by John Trowbridge in his Final Report…

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7 · March 30, 2015 in Company News, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Products, Remuneration  

Recommendations Will Increase Cost of Advice – AFA

The Association of Financial Advisers has expressed concerns that the measures contained within the Trowbridge Report are likely to increase the cost of life insurance advice.

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6 · March 30, 2015 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration  

Trowbridge Report – In Detail

Released with the aim of aligning the interests of insurers, advisers and licensees with the end-customer, the Trowbridge Report recommends extensive reform to the life insurance industry.

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7 · March 30, 2015 in Associations, Claims, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Dealer Groups, Products, Remuneration, Underwriting