INSURANCE

Financial planning

TAL group chief executive Brett Clark is to step down from the role after almost a decade with a new replacement appointed....

Financial planning

Underestimating the cost of insurance by almost $75,000 in a Statement of Advice is among multiple reasons that a relevant provider has faced action from the FSCP. ...

Financial planning

ClearView Wealth has shared progress on its exit from financial advice and wealth management following a strategic review as it seeks to become a simplified business....

People & Products

AMP superannuation members will transition to TAL’s insurance offering in Q2 2024, while the insurer has appointed a new chief claims officer from Westpac....

Life/Risk

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 ...

Expert Analysis

The financial burden of chronic disease is growing, making life insurance as important as private health insurance, writes Michael Pillemer....

Financial planning

The Federal Court has approved Commonwealth Bank’s $50 million settlement in the consumer credit insurance class action....

Life/Risk

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...

Financial planning

A Rockhampton-based advisory business specialising in insurance advice is the latest addition to Count’s national advice community. ...

Financial planning

MLC Life Insurance and PPS Mutual have backed the launch of Risk Hub, a free support platform for risk advisers, with founder Marc Fabris looking to help three types of a...

Financial planning

MLC Life Insurance believes life insurers should be able to provide advice under the Quality of Advice Review in the same way as superannuation funds....

Financial planning

A partner at an insurance firm has shared his thoughts on the outlook for PI insurance as APRA reveals advisers’ premium have risen more than 40 per cent since 2015....

People & Products

Asendium has partnered with LML Insurance to offer reduced professional indemnity insurance for Asendium users, as much as 20 per cent in some cases. ...

Financial planning

Select AFSL sales agents, which was penalised by the Federal Court last week, undertook a ‘Refer a Friend’ program without the consent of referred persons that caused an ...

Financial planning

As the new financial year kicks off, financial advisers will need to ensure their clients – especially those approaching retirement – are in the right place for their sup...

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