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Life insurer early intervention a win: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUN 2018
... current system are leading to negative outcomes for some vulnerable Australians, the FSC noted a Parliamentary Joint Committee is currently considering whether to allow life insurers the ability to provide targeted rehabilitation payments for Australians ...
Life insurers should fund medical rehabilitation: MLC
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 MAY 2018
... should be able to fund medical treatments for rehabilitating customers - the subject of a current Parliamentary Joint Committee - with giants like MLC Insurance and AustralianSuper batting for it while the private health insurance industry raises its ...
Royal Commission must cast net wider
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 APR 2018
... superannuation funds is being overlooked. Adding fuel to these calls was a February hearing of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services - where ASIC deputy chair Peter Kell conceded the regulator has failed to effectively ...
AFA responds to 'disappointing' PJC life insurance report
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has slammed the Parliamentary Joint Committee's report on life insurance, highlighting several aspects as surprising, perplexing and disappointing. The AFA hit out at the PJC's assessment of the direct, group ...
Super fund redesigns insurance offering
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
... comes as the life insurance industry faces pressure after the release of the final report by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The PJC believes in a single government-backed code administering the industry. Recent ...
PJC doubts life insurance industry can self-regulate
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2018
A Parliamentary Joint Committee on life insurance said it is "not convinced" the industry can sufficiently self-regulate and is recommending the co-regulatory approach foreshadowed by ASIC. In its final report, the PJC on Corporations and Financial ...
Life insurer definitions clashing: Regulators
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2017
... instance by insurers. Kell flagged the importance of the project as a "significant priority" to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services on life insurance in October. "There's a lot of work that needs to take place within ...
ASIC adds life insurance to school curriculums
KARREN VERGARA AND JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2017
... classroom materials around Australia, ASIC deputy chair Peter Kell told the recent life insurance Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. There tends to be a focus on educating students on general insurance products such ...
Group insurance inaction is "robbery": Inquiry
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017
... premiums is equivalent to theft, according to today's life insurance parliamentary inquiry. Senate Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services chair Steve Irons said the responsibility shouldn't fall solely on the individual ...
Complex operations leaving life customers confused
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 AUG 2017
... public hearing found. TAL group chief executive and managing director Brett Clark told the Senate Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services today how frustrating it is to modernise an industry that's facing greater legislative ...
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