Category | Polls

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The Future of Risk Commissions

Our latest poll asks you to reflect on ASIC’s open support for the complete removal of all life insurance commissions, and what this would mean to your business. (more…)

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15 · May 23, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  

Mixed Support for ‘Two Strikes’ Compliance Breach Policy

A mixed result in our latest poll may suggest this question has more shades than a black-and-white answer. (more…)

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1 · May 15, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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Latest Poll – Two Strikes and You’re Out

As the fallout from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry continues, our latest poll references ANZ’s announcement this week that it will terminate the contracts of advisers within its bank advice network if they fail two compliance audits. (more…)

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2 · May 8, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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Advisers Favour Removal of Vertical Integration Structures

Most advisers think that consumers’ interests will be better served if financial institutions did not own advice networks. (more…)

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0 · May 1, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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The Future of Vertical Integration

The revelations coming out of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry have caused us to ask you about the future of institutional ownership of distribution in the Australian market. (more…)

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1 · April 24, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  

Latest on Call For Random Adviser Audits

In the wake of the AFA’s damning assessment this week of the report handed down by the PJC Inquiry into Life Insurance, we’re keeping our latest poll running for one more week (see: AFA Slams PJC Report). (more…)

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3 · April 10, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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Advisers Reject Call For Random ASIC Audits

The majority of advisers have indicated they don’t support the call for ASIC to conduct random audits of Australian risk advice businesses. (more…)

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4 · April 3, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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Would You Welcome an ASIC Audit?

Our latest poll seeks your view on the recommendation this week by the Parliamentary Joint Committee into Life Insurance that ASIC should be required to conduct random audits of 20 per cent of life insurance advisers over a three year period. (more…)

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4 · March 27, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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Advisers Unclear About Business Growth Value

The result of our latest poll is in and we’re not sure what to make of it… (more…)

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1 · March 20, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, General, Polls  
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The Value of Your Advice Business?

Our latest poll asks you to consider whether the new minimum professional education standards will have an impact (either way) on the value of your advice business. (more…)

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2 · March 13, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, General, Polls