ClearView Pricing Changes

ClearView has implemented premium changes for both new and existing clients for its flagship LifeSolutions product offer. (more…)

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1 · March 6, 2019 in Products  
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Integrity Life Launches Into Retail Market

New insurer, Integrity Life, has launched into the retail life insurance advice sector this week. (more…)

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1 · March 5, 2019 in Company News  

Government Progressing Removal of Claims Handling Exemption

The Coalition Government has released a consultation paper on removing the exemption of insurance claims handling from the definition of ‘financial service’ under the Corporations Act. (more…)

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0 · March 4, 2019 in Claims, Compliance & Regulation  
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AFA Challenges RC on Banning Grandfathered Commissions

The Association of Financial Advisers has issued a detailed statement in which it argues that the Banking Royal Commission’s position on banning grandfathered investment and superannuation commissions could be challenged on constitutional grounds. (more…)

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10 · March 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration  
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New Appointee to Head TAL/Suncorp Integration

In confirming the completion of its acquisition of Suncorp’s life insurance business, TAL has announced the appointment of Andrew Howard to head its transition team. (more…)

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0 · March 1, 2019 in Appointments, Company News  
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New Licensee Rating System to Launch

Adviser Ratings has announced it will launch a new ‘quality of advice’ rating system for financial advice licensees. (more…)

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0 · March 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

Research Findings Can Assist Adviser-Client Engagement

A new study commissioned by MetLife Australia has found that many Australian couples and families could face financial hardship if the secondary income earner was unable to work. (more…)

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0 · February 28, 2019 in General  

Study Confirms Preference for Human Advice Over Robo Advice

A study released by the MDRT organisation affirms that consumers want technology to complement, rather than replace human financial advisers. (more…)

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0 · February 27, 2019 in Associations, General  
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BT Software Enhancements, Policy Fee Offer

BT has announced two enhancements for its risk quotes and application platform, LifeCENTRAL+, and has also extended its policy fee waiver offer. (more…)

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0 · February 26, 2019 in Products  
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MLC Life Insurance, TAL Recognised for Gender Equality

Specialist insurers MLC Life Insurance and TAL have both been awarded citations for their high gender equality standards. (more…)

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0 · February 26, 2019 in Company News