Category | Polls

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What’s a Lapse?

Our latest poll asks for your verdict on whether insured benefit reductions should be used by ASIC as a factor when determining lapses. (more…)

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3 · October 17, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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More Risk Advisers Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel

Our latest poll results suggest more risk-focussed advisers are gradually coming to grips with the prospect of a brighter future for their advice proposition. (more…)

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2 · October 9, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Latest Poll – Risk Specialist Advice Businesses

Our latest poll asks a difficult question about the future for risk specialist advice businesses. (more…)

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5 · October 3, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Commission Caps, Tougher Clawbacks Won’t Lead to Better Advice – Poll

Our latest poll suggests most advisers think the Life Insurance Framework reforms will do nothing to deliver better outcomes for consumers. (more…)

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· September 19, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Will Quality of Advice Improve Under LIF?

Our latest poll follows a recent statement made by the regulator that it expects the quality of advice relating to life insurance to be enhanced as a result of the implementation of the Life Insurance Framework reforms. (more…)

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4 · September 12, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Adviser Support for More Severity-Based Trauma Offers

Advisers have lent their general support for more severity-based trauma insurance offerings to be made available in the Australian market. (more…)

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1 · September 4, 2017 in Polls, Products  
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Latest Poll – Severity-Based Trauma Products

Last week’s launch of ANZ Wealth’s OneCare Severity Trauma product option places a renewed focus on the merits and value associated with severity-based critical illness contracts. Our latest poll is asking whether you want to see more of these products introduced into the Australian market. (more…)

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4 · August 29, 2017 in Polls, Products  
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Poll Results – Risk Product Shelf Space Fees Conflicted

Most advisers believe life product shelf space fees paid to dealer groups represent conflicted remuneration. (more…)

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1 · August 22, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Polls, Remuneration  
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The Question of Life Product Shelf Space Fees

Our latest poll is based on ASIC’s assessment that life insurers may still be in a position to pay licensee shelf space fees following the implementation of the Life Insurance Framework reforms. (more…)

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1 · August 15, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Qualified Support for Individual AFSLs

Advisers have lent their qualified support to the concept of moving the industry to an individual financial services licensing regime. (more…)

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1 · August 1, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls