LIFE/RISK

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Policy and advocacy specialist Benjamin Marshan has left the Council of Australian Life Insurers after less than a year, having joined in March from the Financial Plannin...

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The declining volume of risk advisers meant KPMG has found a rising lapse rate for insurance policies arranged by independent financial advisers, particularly in the TPD ...

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The Life Insurance Code of Practice has transferred from the Financial Services Council to the Council of Australian Life Insurers....

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The firm has announced it will no longer be writing new life insurance policies in the retail advised and corporate group insurance channels, citing a declining market an...

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ASIC has issued its first interim stop order on two life insurance products from ClearView Life for DDO failures....

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AIA Australia has taken the next step in its pursuit of healthier, longer, better lives for all Australians, launching the new Priority Protection Healthier Life Reward....

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The Financial Services Council has commenced operation of an enforceable standard for handling group life insurance claims in superannuation....

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AFA chief executive, Phil Anderson, has clarified Quality of Advice Review proposals regarding obtaining client consent for life insurance commission following a meeting ...

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The Quality of Advice Review has stated there are benefits of retaining commission for life insurance but admits it could result in a real risk of lower-quality advice fo...

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The Financial Services Council has announced further consumer protections for the Life Insurance Code of Practice. ...

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Less than 10% of life insurance advice is placed without commission, according to the Financial Services Council, and thousands more of Australians would be able to obtai...

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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has raised more concerns over life insurance claims handling by some insurers....

 
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