Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 18 April 2017

  • Asteron Life product update
  • AMP updates prices for Elevate, AMP FLP, National Mutual, ACL, Elevate product groups
  • FPA announces alliance to get more women into finance
  • OnePath is for sale, sort of
  • Coles exits life market
  • Fiducian expands advice business
  • FSC releases draft standard for APLs (and Strategic Insight provides Life Insurance approved product list research)
  • ASIC considers peer-reviewed bannings for adviser misconduct
  • ASIC scrutinising direct sales tactics
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 11 April 2017

  • BT, Asgard, add bond fund to platforms
  • SSGA growing with new fund
  • AMP launches long-term global equity fund
  • Perennial Value launch new microcap strategy
  • Suncorp transitions $7.7bn from Nikko into other managers
  • First FoFA breaches - NSG Services
  • Rural & General Insurance has AFSL cancelled
  • Citibank refunds $5m in credit card transaction fees
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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 April 2017

  • Elders adds another practice
  • Franklin Templeton launches global online adviser training portal
  • Evari: New digital insurance platform for SMEs
  • Rebate Financial Services and Capstone Capital AFSL cancelled
  • ASIC: CommInsure investigation results out
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