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MLC Life Appoints New Head of Underwriting

MLC Life Insurance has named a new Head of Underwriting after looking to Asia to make the appointment. (more…)

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0 · July 4, 2018 in Appointments, Company News, Underwriting  

AIA Completes Purchase of CommInsure in NZ

AIA Group, the parent company of AIA Australia and AIA New Zealand has completed the acquisition of Sovereign, CommInsure’s New Zealand life insurance business, on 2 July. (more…)

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0 · July 3, 2018 in Company News, New Zealand, Products, Services  

MLC Life Retention Strategy Reduces Lapse Rate

MLC Life Insurance has reduced the level of lapse rates by a quarter for a cohort of financial advisers, following the introduction of specialised client retention managers a year ago. (more…)

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0 · June 26, 2018 in Company News, Products, Services  

Commonwealth Bank to Demerge Advice Businesses

The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has announced plans to demerge its wealth management business, including its third party financial advice licensees, which will operate under a separate name and listing on the ASX. (more…)

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0 · June 25, 2018 in Company News, Dealer Groups, Services  

ClearView Updates Electronic Application Tool

ClearView Life has updated its LifeSolutions e-App and improved the classifications for people who do not have a full time job or income. (more…)

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0 · June 25, 2018 in Company News, Products, Services, Technology  

News in Brief

Industry Bodies Name New CEOs Former MLC GM to Head Boutique Advice Group New AMP Chair Steps Into Role (more…)

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0 · June 22, 2018 in Appointments, Company News  

BTFG to Remove Grandfathered Payments

BT Financial Group (BTFG) has removed almost all forms of grandfathered payments paid to salaried advisers operating under the Westpac/BT advice channels. (more…)

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4 · June 20, 2018 in Company News, Dealer Groups, Remuneration  

NEOS Life Opens Its Doors

New kid on the block, NEOS Life, has opened its doors to the Australian retail life insurance sector. (more…)

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14 · June 19, 2018 in Company News, General  

Zurich to Support CEO Sleepout

The head of Zurich Life and Investments, Tim Bailey has added his support to efforts to raise funds to tackle homelessness and will participate in this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout. (more…)

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0 · June 19, 2018 in Company News, General  

TAL Underwriting Tool Awarded

TAL has been recognised for innovation in the life insurance industry winning a silver award for its underwriting tool at a recent global awards program held in France. (more…)

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0 · June 18, 2018 in Company News, Technology