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Life/Risk

Total and permanent disability products are next on the list for insurers to look at to ensure they do not become unsustainable like income protection....

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Features

The life insurance industry’s losses have stemmed mostly from unsustainable income protection products, Jassmyn Goh writes, but will the new products help end bad habits?...

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Life/Risk

Risk advisers need to ensure their clients know that level premiums are not a guarantee and what to expect when their first-year discounts expire, according to life insur...

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People & Products

The life insurer is offering two long-term options to provide benefits to age 65 and a short-term option to over one, two, or five year periods. ...

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Life/Risk

The industry needs to work together to move clients in closed income protection insurance products to more sustainable products and to manage the inforce book, according ...

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Life/Risk

The life insurer supports the Government’s plan announced in the Budget to develop a streamlined mechanism to transfer life insurance customers from old legacy products t...

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Features

From the implementation of the FASEA regime through to the recommendations of the Royal Commission, Mike Taylor writes, a lot had changed before the Australian Securities...

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Life/Risk

Fixed term level premiums will give more certainty for clients and will become the norm in the future but there has not been a proper level premium for a fixed term produ...

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Features

Mike Taylor writes that less than 12 months out from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s review of the Life Insurance Framework, the Australian life in...

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Life/Risk

Amid suggestions by the Australian Financial Complaints Authority that the Activities of Daily Living regime is “very tough”, the major insurers have flagged key changes ...

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Superannuation

TAL has reasserted its market dominance within the group insurance sector, with LGIAsuper announcing the company would take over its insurance mandate just weeks after Re...

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Life/Risk

TAL has moved to consolidate its retail offering following its acquisition of Suncorp’s Asteron business and will take Asteron Retail off-sale from 1 July and trim staff ...

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Life/Risk

TAL Dai-Chi Life Australia has finally finished its acquisition of Suncorp’s Australian life insurance business, announcing this afternoon that the process was complete....

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People & Products

Life insurer, TAL, has announced a partnership with Orygen, a national organisation focusing on mental-ill health in young people....

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