Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance has emerged as one of the biggest challenges to confront the Australian insurance sector in many years and something which proved to be the major factor impacting insurance company balance sheets as well as super fund premium costs.
A range of factors have conspired to make TPD a problem ranging from changes to State Government Workers’ Compensation arrangements to the profitability of plaintiff law firms. But the question remains: Is TPD irrevocably broken, or can a fix be found?
|7:30am - 8:00am||Registration - Hot plated breakfast served at 7:45am sharp|
|8:00am - 8:05am|
Welcome and Housekeeping
Chairman: Mike Taylor, Managing Editor, Money Management
|8:05 - 8:10am|
Welcome Address from Breakfast Sponsor
Brett Clark, CEO, TAL
|8:10am - 8:50am|
Keynote Topic: The problem with TPD
During her time as Superannuation Complaints Tribunal Chair (2007-2015), Jocelyn Furlan was able to witness first-hand how TPD started to cause issues for both Superannuation Funds and insurers and consequences for these businesses.
Presenter: Jocelyn Furlan, Immediate past Superannuation Complaints Tribunal Chair
|8:55am - 9:55am|
Panel Discussion: How do we fix TPD
Russell Mason, Partner, Deloitte
John Berrill, Specialist Lawyer
Moderator: Mike Taylor, Managing Editor, Money Management
|9:55am - 10:00am|
Conclusion and wrap-up
Presenter: Mike Taylor, Managing Editor, Money Management
|10:00am||Conclusion of Breakfast|