MDRT Inaugural Global Conference Wrap

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) held its inaugural Global Conference in Sydney last week, increasing its cross-continent representation for the association’s 72,000 life insurance and financial services members from around the world. (more…)

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0 · September 10, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

ASIC Commences Court Action Against Select AFSL

ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Select AFSL Pty Ltd (Select), BlueInc Services Pty Ltd (BlueInc), Insurance Marketing Services Pty Ltd (IMS) and director, Russell Howden, alleging breaches of the law arising from telephone sales of life and accidental injury insurance issued by St Andrew’s Life Insurance Pty Ltd under […]

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0 · September 10, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation  

2019 MDRT Global Conference in Pictures

Take a stroll through these images from the inaugural MDRT Global Conference, which welcomed eight thousand advisers from around the world, especially advisers from the Asia Pacific region. (more…)

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0 · September 10, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

The Consequences of Reform – AFA Call to Action

In a call to action, the AFA says all its members have a role to play in ensuring federal politicians understand the consequences of financial services reform. (more…)

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4 · September 6, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

Integrity Life Care Support Package

Emerging insurer, Integrity Life, has highlighted its Care Support Package initiative as an example of the way in which it is seeking to disrupt and advance the Australian life insurance sector. (more…)

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0 · September 5, 2019 in Company News, Products  

ClearView Announces Senior Management Appointments

ClearView Wealth has announced its Chief Actuary and Risk Officer, Greg Martin, has been appointed to the newly-created position of General Manager, Strategy. (more…)

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0 · September 5, 2019 in Appointments, Company News  
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Homemakers Need Insurance Protection, Too

This is a great message to advisers from BT’s Crissy De Manuele on an under-utilised advice solution – especially taking into account the amazing fact that if unpaid childcare work was regarded as an industry, it would be three times the size of the financial and insurance services industry in Australia… (more…)

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· September 4, 2019 in AdviserFocus  

Inaugural 2019 MDRT Global Conference

The biggest-ever conference for financial advisers is taking place in Australia this week, as the Million Dollar Round Table organisation rolls out its inaugural Annual Global Conference in Sydney. This four-day adviser event has welcomed eight thousand delegates from across the world – especially from the Asia Pacific region – delivering a packed program of […]

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· September 3, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

Latest Poll – FASEA Extensions

Our latest poll asks you to consider the impact of the proposed FASEA time extensions on your business. (more…)

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6 · September 3, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  

Warm Industry Welcome for FASEA Extension Proposals – Mostly

There has been an almost universal thumbs up from industry stakeholders in welcoming the proposed extensions to FASEA’s exam and qualifications timelines – almost (see: FASEA Extensions Confirmed). (more…)

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6 · September 2, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation