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Synchron slams RC on commissions

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
... Commission's recommendations to cull commissions are causing advisers some concern, according to Synchron director Don Trapnell. On Monday, Commissioner Kenneth Hayne formally recommended an end to grandfathered commissions, and asked government to push ...

Synchron renews calls on risk advice separation

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
Synchron director Don Trapnell is sticking by his long-held view that if risk advice and financial advice are not separated, dedicated risk advisers will exit the industry in droves. "Australians need access to both life insurance advisers and financial ...

Is risk advice at risk?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2018
... insurance advice and recent research suggests the discipline may already have one foot in the grave. Synchron director Don Trapnell labelled the education requirements proposed by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) for existing ...

Synchron appoints state manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
... eight years in sales and business development management roles with AIG, AIA Australia and Asteron. Synchron director Don Trapnell said Wallis spent his working life in financial services and has an intimate understanding of advice businesses and the ...

Synchron adds to adviser network

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 DEC 2017
... Dunsford. It was previously part of NOW Financial Group, which Dunsford also co-founded in 2011. Synchron director Don Trapnell said the dealer group "is very passionate about financial advice, particularly risk-related financial advice" and welcomed ...

Synchron hires new state manager from AMP

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2017
... including as a state manager and practice development manager for the AXA Financial Advice Network. Synchron director Don Trapnell said Regenass "has developed excellent relationships and built an impressive network of contacts over his long career in ...

Remembering Gerry Porter

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
... Insurance. He is survived by his wife Shirley and their two daughters, Gail and Leanne, to whom Synchron directors Don Trapnell and John Prossor expressed their deepest sympathies. "Always quick with a smile and ready to give an anecdote about the old ...

AIA launches flexible premium structure

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
... satisfying a particular business need." AIA worked closely with advice partners, in particular with Synchron director Don Trapnell, to test and develop the new feature. The premium structure is available on life cover as well as linked TPD and/or crisis ...

Former BTFG manager joins Synchron

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 APR 2017
... state manager of superannuation and structured products at Perpetual for two years before returning to BTFG. Director Don Trapnell said the appointment makes Synchron one of the very few licensees with manager representation in every state. "In appointing ...

Synchron vows to end yearly renewables

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAR 2017
Synchron director Don Trapnell provided an update on his group's partnership with AIA Australia, announced just over a year ago, saying it will end "the industry's love affair with yearly renewable premium rates." Trapnell argued that Australia is the ...