Actuaries & Researchers
The AFA has called on FASEA to rejig its proposed education requirements for financial advisers.
The Royal Commission has directed its gaze to poor phone sales tactics by life insurance companies, finding some good examples of bad behaviour.
AstuteWheel: new digital tool providing SoA's in an hour
Integrity Life to launch retail suite in October
Macquarie quits grandfathered commission
HSBC exits financial advice, closing its financial advice doors
ASIC vs. Refocus Financial Group
AMP FP facing civil penalties for alleged failures in insurance advice
ASIC pursuing advice firms misusing term 'independent'
MLC Life welcomes new head of underwriting
ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Award finalists announced
Momentum Media names first Young Leaders in Finance Award winners
ASIC and APRA’s second round of data has been collected and released for life insurance claims for the second half of 2017.
A Monash Business School project is completing its four-stage research project, which kicked off in 2014.
MLC Life launches new mental health service
TAL providing mental health coaching for claims staff
CBA divests Chinese life insurer BoComm
AMP: record class actions filed
Westpac found engaging in unconscionable conduct
CBA advice exec moves to BOQ
AMP replaces general legal counsel, risk chief of AMP Advice
AFA Award nominations open
ANZ dealer group chief resigns
NIBA VIC/TAS award winners
The latest budget proposes further changes to the superannuation system, after changes every year since 2008.
Recent research of Australian parents has revealed that almost a quarter keep financial secrets from their partner, with the secrets following trends.
A University of Toronto study has shown that people can predict socio-economic status by looking at your face.
The introduction of blockchain into the financial advice sector is set to augment how advisers are able to spend their time.
Zurich offers lifestyle program, updates Active product range and definitions
NAB to leave advice sector, divests wealth operations
ANZ to increase share buy-back, cuts sales incentives for advisors
CBA finds no evidence of compromised customer information
Mackellar’s AFS licence cancelled by ASIC
New International paraplanning standard launched in the UK
Recommendations submitted to the Royal Commission by ASIC and FPA
Class actions filed against AMP
Group life insurance offered as opt-in after Federal Budget
Operating officer and advisory firm appointed by CountPlus
Victorian and Tasmanian 2018 NIBA award finalists revealed
Non-executive directors step down from AMP board
FASEA’s determinations have been questioned regarding the necessary qualifications for financial planners.
AMP adjusts product prices
ANZ OnePath adviser portal enhanced
Freedom to acquire life business
Boutique wealth manager signs to insurance offering
ASIC banning power increased
First Super supports action against AMP board
Class action against AMP to be investigated
AMP and banks advice failings may result in criminal charges
MLC appoints general manager
HUB24 distribution team expanded
Nominations for AFA Excellence in Education Award open
The AFA expresses confusion and disappointment in PJC Inquiry into Life Insurance Report.
ASIC says that the financial advice sector is not yet a profession, but is on its way.
TAL offers life coaching for those with mental illness
CommInsure enhances digital underwriting
Adviser education course launched by Asteron
AIA pushes for insurers to fund mental health treatment
MLC launched new underwriting engine
Predictive underwriting offered to tradies by ANZ
Commonwealth partners with Bravura
CBA enters into undertaking
Trustee Partners acquires advice group
AMP admits serious misconducts
AMP admits serious misconduct, misleading ASIC
CBA and subsidiaries enter into EU with ASIC
A CFA survey looked at whether retail investors trust human advice over electronic advice.
A temporary ban has been placed upon predictive genetic testing when underwriting life insurance policies.
The Parliamentary Joint Committee is questioning the risk industry's ability to self-regulate.
Latest ASIC market integrity report shows their continued efforts to improve the Australian financial markets.
The Royal Commission will be investigating the financial advice industry during April.
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