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Westpac updates on strategic priorities

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 7 NOV 2022
... and insurance businesses. It said it has progressed the sale of three businesses in the past year, including its life insurance business to TAL, and also offloaded its superannuation division to Mercer. In relation to the long-awaited sale of BT Panorama ...

CALI backed by industry

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 7 NOV 2022
... industry with 19 life insurers and reinsurers joining its membership. CALI's membership now represents 99% of the life insurance industry and 100% of the reinsurance industry in Australia. Members include AIA Australia, ClearView, Hannover Re, Integrity ...

QAR leaves insurance commissions alone

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2022
A new paper from the Quality of Advice Review recommends life insurance commissions be retained, but additional disclosure rules be introduced to ensure clients consent to the payments. In August, the first proposals paper from the Quality of Advice ...

ClearView abandons potential takeover transactions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 NOV 2022
... underlying NPAT in FY23 in the range of $28.5 million to $30 million. "The business environment of the overall life insurance industry continues to show signs of improvement and ClearView remains well placed to benefit from this improvement, including ...

MLC Life updates retail insurance product range

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2022
MLC Life Insurance has upgraded its insurance product range to strengthen customer protections. Effective today, the Income Replacement Ratios (IRRs) for both Income Assure and Income Assure+ will be raised for customers with higher incomes so they ...

Challenger appoints chief financial officer

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2022
... officer of the funds' management business. She has also held senior roles at BT Financial Group and AXA Sun Life Insurance. Challenger managing director and chief executive Nick Hamilton welcomed Bell back. "Her deep knowledge of our business, coupled ...

Insurance, retirement product excellence recognised

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 28 OCT 2022
... Sydney. Now in their ninth year, the awards aim to celebrate achievements in product design and innovation across life insurance, investment and retirement solutions. The assessment for the awards is based on an independent, objective and transparent ...

FSC adds to Life Insurance Code of Practice

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 25 OCT 2022
Several new consumer protections will be added to the Financial Services Council (FSC)'s Life Insurance Code of Practice, including the industry's first guidelines on family and domestic violence, as well as new protections in the genetics moratorium. ...

ClearView expands distribution team

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 20 OCT 2022
... head of distribution strategy Kathryn Williamson said that changing economic conditions, alongside a wave of new life insurance and income protection products recently hitting the market, has meant advisers need extra support to understand changes and ...

QAR could see 12% increase in insured Aussies

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 20 OCT 2022
... research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC), the introduction of a scalable advice model for life insurance would see more than a million Australians have the life insurance cover they need. Research by NMG Consulting found that if ...