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Another Tough Year for Risk Advisers

Risk focussed advisers are facing yet another challenging twelve months, according the results of our latest poll. (more…)

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5 · January 14, 2020 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls, Remuneration  

3,000+ Adviser Exits From Major Institutions – New Report

Major regulatory action post the Royal Commission, combined with strategic exits by major banks along with a 50 percent increase in exits from major institutions, is transforming the shape of the financial advice industry, according to the 2nd Australian Financial Advice Landscape Report by Adviser Ratings. (more…)

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0 · January 8, 2020 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

Life Companies Offer Relief for Bushfire Victims

A number of  life insurance companies have announced a variety of measures to help their customers affected by the immense scale of the nation’s bushfire events. (more…)

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0 · January 8, 2020 in General  

FASEA Clarifies Position – Green Light for Risk Commissions

In the lead-up to Christmas, FASEA has clarified its position on life insurance commissions, effectively delivering an unequivocal green light to the continuation of commissions as a valid form of remuneration. (more…)

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· December 20, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration  

Adviser Pricing Model Update

Elixir Consulting has launched a new survey to collect data from financial advisers on their pricing models. (more…)

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· December 18, 2019 in General  

Latest Poll – LIF 2020

At the end of a sometimes bruising year for risk-focussed advisers and advice businesses, we’re keen to establish your outlook as you enter the New Year. (more…)

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5 · December 17, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Polls  

Best Initiatives in 2019

In what has been identified by many in the life insurance and advice sectors as a very tough year, Riskinfo has identified its three best initiatives for 2019. (more…)

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0 · December 17, 2019 in General  

Life Risk Sales Fall

Confirming other industry data, life risk sales have taken a fall in the 12 months to September 2019, reaching the lowest level of sales in any September quarter over the past five years, according to DEXX&R’s latest Life Analysis Report. (more…)

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6 · December 16, 2019 in General, Products  

2020 Industry Outlook – Marriage of Tech and ‘Human Touch’

Finding the right balance between the human touch and digital efficiency is one of the key messages stemming from a newly-released analysis of life insurance industry trends in the Asia-Pacific region. (more…)

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1 · December 10, 2019 in General, Technology  

Adviser Heads-Up on 2020 Commissions

Advisers have been reminded that any new life insurance business submitted in 2019 but completed in 2020 will be subject to the 2020 Life Insurance Framework remuneration levels. (more…)

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2 · December 10, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration