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ASIC Bans Adviser Over Client Best Interests Issues

Queensland-based adviser, Gregory Forster, has been banned by ASIC from providing financial services for a period of five years. (more…)

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0 · April 16, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation  
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Latest Poll – Which Government Will Better Serve Advisers and Consumers?

With confirmation of a Federal Election to be held in May, we’re keen for your feedback about what would be the best election outcome for advisers and consumers. (more…)

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· April 16, 2019 in General, Polls, Remuneration  
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Asteron Life Extends Wholesale Commission Discount Offer

Asteron Life has confirmed it will be extending its additional 15 percent first-year premium discount offer for new clients who opt for the insurer’s wholesale commission option. (more…)

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1 · April 16, 2019 in Products, Remuneration  
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Integrity Life Expands BDM Team

Integrity Life continues to expand its senior adviser support network with the announcement of five new state and national BDM appointments. (more…)

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0 · April 12, 2019 in Appointments, Company News  
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BT Releases Cancer Assistance Program Results

BT has released the initial results for its Cancer Assistance Program (CAP), which it says is the first claims support program in Australia to focus on providing access to early intervention, tailored for life insurance clients who have been diagnosed with cancer. (more…)

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0 · April 9, 2019 in Claims, Company News  
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TAL Launches Grief Support Training for Advisers

TAL has launched a training course to help financial advisers understand and support their clients who may be suffering from grief. (more…)

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0 · April 9, 2019 in Company News  
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Stronger Support for Victims of Financial Misconduct

The Federal Government has announced the implementation of two measures that will expand access to redress for consumers and small business victims of financial misconduct. (more…)

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0 · April 8, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation  
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New Product Intervention Powers for ASIC

The Federal Government passed legislation last week that will allow ASIC to intervene where it sees significant consumer detriment being caused by a financial product. (more…)

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· April 8, 2019 in Uncategorized  
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Future of Risk Commissions in the Balance – Advisers

Advisers hold a gloomy outlook on the future of risk commissions if the results of our latest poll are indicative. (more…)

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4 · April 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  
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Latest on Banning Grandfathered Commissions

The Government released regulations at the end of last week that outline the requirement for product manufacturers to pass through to their clients the benefits of any previously grandfathered conflicted remuneration remaining in contracts after 1 January 2021. (more…)

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1 · April 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration