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Life insurance commissions bill passes lower house

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 NOV 2016
... will be offset by higher ongoing remuneration, the change is still significant for many advisers." Synchron director Don Trapnell questioned whether the move towards a fee-for-service model that the bill seems to promote is valuable. He explained: "For ...

New state manager for Synchron

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2016
... increasing the number of Synchron representatives from 20 to 115. Commenting on the appointment, director at Synchron Don Trapnell said: "We are thrilled to have someone of Gee's calibre and experience joining the Synchron family and look forward to ...

Synchron appointment looks to the future

KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2016
... the gradual transition, the group is also on the lookout for a general manager, who will slowly take over director Don Trapnell's role over the next five to six years. Both Trapnell and Prossor plan to remain with Synchron as non-executive directors ...

Synchron lands payroll tax win

KERRIE SYDEE  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2016
... payroll tax on the gross revenue of authorised representatives, backdated seven years. According to Synchron director, Don Trapnell, the SRO's assessment that authorised representatives who do not employ two or more people are employees or relevant contractors ...

Synchron announces LIF tech and referral arrangements

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2016
... advisers will be suffering from July 1st on a progressive basis due to a reduction in income," Synchron director Don Trapnell said. "We have made SyncAdvsr available to every Synchron advice business as part of the Synchron suite of services and we expect ...

Synchron debuts new risk advice solution

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 9 FEB 2016
... insurance product it has developed jointly with AIA Australia. Speaking at a media briefing in Sydney, Synchron director Don Trapnell said the idea came about after researching how life insurance products were sold in the UK. He identified there is a ...

Synchron appoints state manager

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2015
... passing of director Paul Reigelhuth; since then, Victoria has been managed in-house by directors John Prossor and Don Trapnell. "As we enter a growth phase for Victoria it is now time to pass the baton to a dedicated state manager," Trapnell said. He ...

Risk reforms ignore key adviser concerns

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2015
... risk reforms package ignores the problem of vertical integration and client-driven policy churn. Synchron director Don Trapnell told Financial Standard that the reform improved on the initial Trowbridge report, but it failed to address the fact that ...

Don't blame "churning" on advisers: Synchron

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2015
... Investments Commission (ASIC) report and the Trowbridge report on risk advice, company executives Michael Harrison and Don Trapnell recently took a trip to the UK to understand how that market works there. "We believe the Trowbridge objectives can be ...

Separate risk advisers from other planners: Synchron

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 29 JAN 2015
... investment portfolio and therefore risk advisers should be kept separate from other financial planners, Synchron director Don Trapnell argued. "For some reason, risk products continue to be linked together as financial planning products rather than insurance ...