Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 25 June 2019

Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 25 June 2019
  • OnePath trauma definition update

  • Zurich launches wellness program

  • AFA and MetLife launch grant program for female advisers

  • FASEA approves diplomas, bridging programs

  • CFP completes EU

  • ASIC approves AFCA rules for small businesses and consumers for old complaints

  • Update on AFA and FPA task force

  • Guarded loses key person and then AFSL

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 6 November 2018

  • Tasplan appoints MetLife as group insurer

  • AMP risk business closed after sale

  • New life insurance reporting standards launched

  • ClearView upgrades LifeSolutions

  • Asteron Life product update

  • TAL Accelerated Protection upgrades

  • MLC offering 10 per cent premium discounts via digital underwriting platform

  • ASIC inviting consultation on proposed licensee competence requirements

  • AFA and FPA apply for Code Monitoring job

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 2 October 2018

  • Asteron Life Complete product changes

  • Zurich launches new adviser portal

  • MetLife Australia back in retail life business

  • ASIC taking civil action against ANZ

  • ASIC report finds unacceptable delays in reporting by institutions

  • Dover Financial Advisers and sole director taken to court

  • FASEA announces changes to qualification requirements for advisers

  • NAB and MLC facing class action over consumer credit insurance

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Risk Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 September 2018

  • Yellow Brick Road rejects takeover bid

  • TAL launches youth mental health initiative, waives premiums for farmers

  • BT guaranteeing premium rates for two years

  • MetLife launches digital claims platform with industry super fund

  • OneCare insurance suite added to HUB24

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Risk People as at 20 March 2018

  • ClearView appointed state manager and heads
  • MetLife appoints two managers
  • Aon appoints new directors
  • AFCA inaugural chair named
  • Chief executive appointed at Decimal
  • Finalists for the 2018 Chant West Award announced
  • Life company of the year award winners announced
  • AILA unveil new awards
  • AMP retail sales head departs
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Update as at 3 November 2017

  • StatePlus partners for retirement transition
  • GROW Super cuts fees
  • BTFG life insurance APL widened
  • AB reduces retail fees
  • Melbourne boutique terminates fund
  • Fund launched by Charter Hall, consumer spending backed
  • First boutique partners named by Bennelong subsidiaries
  • Impact fund launched by Standard Life
  • Fintech start-up launches world-first tech
  • Acorns tool to invest in the future
  • Equity Trustees enters super fund merger
  • Australian Trustee hits top 10
  • New Insurer named for VicSuper
  • Midwinter partners with management platform
  • AMP’s departs platform
  • Equity research firm expands
  • Fund management guidance overhauled by ASIC
  • Trans-Tasman fintech collaborative approach confirmed
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Fund People as at 17 October

  • Christian super announces new chief executive
  • Suncorp appoints new executive
  • New distribution head for Colonial First State
  • MetLife appoints new head
  • AMP restructures equities team
  • Rice Warner senior consultant retires
  • Actuaries Institute chief steps down
  • Portfolio manager at Fidelity steps down
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