Category | Conferences and Events

Challenge to Reconsider Risk Advice Business Paradigm

US adviser, Ryan Pinney, has outlined to Australian advisers what he believes it will take to achieve success in a 21st Century risk advice business. (more…)

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0 · June 5, 2018 in Conferences and Events, General  

The Mervin Reading Affair

Distributing the substantial estate of the late Mervin Reading was never going to be a straight-forward affair; ‘affair’ being the operative word… (more…)

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0 · June 4, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, General  

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Warning on IP Premium Tax Deductibility

The Australian Taxation Office is allocating resources to investigate whether the tax deductibility of income protection insurance premiums is being claimed appropriately. (more…)

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0 · June 3, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events  

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  

2018 Synchron Conference Wrap

The enthusiasm and engagement shown by a roomful of risk focused advisers at the 2018 Synchron Conference was a refreshing affirmation of both the value advisers already deliver to their clients and the acknowledgement that every adviser can find a better way to add that value and to run a better business. (more…)

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0 · June 2, 2018 in Conferences and Events, General  

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News in Brief

FPA Claims Members Better Educated; AFA Excellence in Education Award Nominations Open (more…)

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0 · April 20, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events, Training  

News in Brief

Sydney Firm Expands Into Risk Advice ASIC Lifts Licence Conditions of Total Financial Solutions AFA Inspire Tour Celebrates Fifth Year (more…)

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0 · April 17, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Dealer Groups, Products, Services  

FSC Flags Second Version of Insurance Code

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has begun work on the second iteration of its Life Insurance Code of Practice (LICP) and will release a draft version later this year. (more…)

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1 · April 3, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events  
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Life Insurance Successes Poorly Communicated

The life insurance sector fails to communicate its successes leaving it to be defined by poor examples of behaviour instead, a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee has claimed. (more…)

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6 · April 3, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Products, Services  
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Commission Crunch Will Continue Into Future

Life insurance commissions will never return to pre-Life Insurance Framework reform levels and are likely to be reduced further under continuing reforms, according to the former Shadow Minister for Financial Services, Bernie Ripoll. (more…)

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26 · April 3, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events