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AIA Expands ‘Claims on Wheels’ Ahead of National Rollout

AIA Australia has expanded its Claims on Wheels initiative to cover a wider range of claims ahead of a national expansion of the program in the near future. (more…)

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0 · May 17, 2018 in Claims, Company News, Services  

MLC Life Expands Best Doctors to Include Mental Health

MLC Life Insurance has extended its Best Doctors program with the addition of a new service which provides specialist medical opinions for policyholders experiencing a mental health condition. (more…)

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0 · May 16, 2018 in Company News, Services  
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AMP Points Finger at Advisers

AMP has used two public statements within a single day to lay the blame for failures within its advice businesses at the feet of advisers, claiming its licensees were not to blame. (more…)

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5 · May 11, 2018 in Company News, Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Products, Remuneration, Services  

ANZ Receives First Proceeds from Life Insurance Sale

ANZ has received the first tranche of proceeds from the sale of its life insurance business to Zurich receiving around $1 billion of reinsurance proceeds. (more…)

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0 · May 9, 2018 in Appointments, Company News  

Zurich Offers Lifestyle Program to Retail Clients

Zurich has rolled out a mobile app-based lifestyle program to retail life insurance policyholders which provides discounts on a range of lifestyle and entertainment offers. (more…)

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0 · May 8, 2018 in Company News, Services  

Royal Commission Triggers Interest From NZ Regulators

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry appears to be having a direct flow-on effect into the New Zealand financial advice sector. (more…)

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0 · May 8, 2018 in Company News, Compliance & Regulation  
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ANZ Puts Advisers on Notice

ANZ has warned its financial advisers that they will be terminated if they fail two audits and has removed all sales incentives related to financial advice. (more…)

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1 · May 8, 2018 in Company News, Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Remuneration, Services  

AMP Royal Commission Latest

AMP has rejected claims that it may have breached the Corporations Act in its handling of an independent report into ‘fee for no service’ practices within its financial advice business, and that breaches related to the practice should be handled by ASIC and not the Banking Royal Commission. (more…)

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0 · May 7, 2018 in Company News, Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Remuneration  
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NAB to Exit Financial Advice

Leading big four bank, NAB has announced it will withdraw almost completely from the financial advice sector and is considering a number of ways to separate its advice businesses from the bank. (more…)

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0 · May 3, 2018 in Company News, Dealer Groups, Products, Services  

ClearView Ends Co-Operation Agreement With Sony Life

Listed life insurer ClearView will end its Co-operation Agreement with Sony Life a year and a half after it was first announced to the market. (more…)

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0 · May 1, 2018 in Company News, Services