ZURICH

Life/Risk

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

People & Products

The Pro Bono Financial Advice Network has welcomed three firms to its adviser network in another step towards improving the financial wellbeing of those in need....

Funds management

Blackwattle Investments Partners, a new diversified fund manager, has commenced operations and will launch its first four investment portfolios from July 2023. ...

Financial planning

A boost of 14 advisers joining the new Zurich Assure AFSL has contributed to positive net growth in adviser numbers....

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People & Products

Former APRA board member and MLC Superannuation and Investment chief executive, Geoff Summerhayes, has taken over as chair of Zurich Financial Services Australia. ...

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Policy & Regulation

ASIC has commenced Federal Court proceedings against OnePath Life for allegedly failing to act with utmost good faith during claims handling, the first time it has sought...

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Financial planning

Possible insurance changes as a result of superannuation fund mergers should be a talking point for advisers to demonstrate their value when it comes to insurance advice....

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People & Products

OnePath Life and Zurich has announced its intention to make a joint application to transfer OnePath Life's life insurance business, formally bringing together the two fir...

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People & Products

Zurich Australia and New Zealand has announced the appointment of former Australian Prudential Regulation Authority executive board member Geoff Summerhayes to its suite ...

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Expert Analysis

It’s not easy being green, writes Charles Stodart, but that’s no excuse for managers not to try and implement it as ESG best practices and communication matures....

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Life/Risk

Despite specialist risk advisers unable to currently grow their businesses, the need for life insurance is emphatic and new advice models will help their future, accordin...

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People & Products

Life and investments chief executive Justin Delaney will now run the general insurance business as the firm aims to have a unified leadership team in the Australian marke...

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People & Products

Sean West from Macquarie and Justin Delaney from Zurich have been appointed to the board of directors....

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People & Products

Jacqui Lennon, Kieran Forde, Shaneen Marshall and Daniel Longden have all been added to the executive team....

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Financial planning

AMP Limited has expanded its life insurance approved product list and extended it across all its planning licensees....

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