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Japanese Firm Buys Stake in Start-Up Insurer

New life insurance entrant, Integrity Life, has announced that a specialist Japanese life insurance company has taken a minority stake in the company for $13 million. (more…)

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0 · June 5, 2018 in Company News  

Launch of MLC Mental Health Initiative

MLC Life Insurance has chosen the 2018 Synchron Conference as the launching pad for the Australian introduction of its Mental Health Navigator initiative. (more…)

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0 · June 2, 2018 in Claims, Company News, Conferences and Events, Underwriting  

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ANZ To Sell OnePath Business in New Zealand

ANZ New Zealand has announced the sale of OnePath Life NZ to specialist insurance provider Cigna Corporation for NZ$700 million. (more…)

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0 · May 30, 2018 in Company News, New Zealand, Products  

AIA to Retain CommInsure Product Lines

AIA Australia will initially keep open its own product lines as well as those of CommInsure following the completion of the acquisition of the latter, according to AIA Australia Chief Executive, Damien Mu. (more…)

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0 · May 29, 2018 in Company News, Products, Services  

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  

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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