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Synchron pushes for providers' direct payment

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2014
Synchron and law firm Lander & Rogers are seeking to amend the Corporations Law Act to allow financial advisers to receive payments directly from providers. The licensee will be making a submission to Treasury to amend Section 911A of the Act, which ...

Funeral arrangements for Synchron's Paul Riegelhuth

STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2013
The funeral for Paul Riegelhuth, founder and director of financial services provider Synchron, who died following an accident in his home, will take place on Friday 10 May in Melbourne. Julie Bennett, Synchron's public relations representative said ...

Industry pays tribute to Paul Riegelhuth

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2013
Paul Riegelhuth, founder and director of financial services provider Synchron, has died following an accident at his Melbourne home. Fellow Directors at Synchron, Don Trapnell and John Prossor, expressed their sorrow at the news. "We have lost not only ...

Trapnell rejects 'no way out' stance by licencees

MARK STORY  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2013
You can check-in any time you like but you can never leave: Synchron director Don Trapnell has used the immortal lines from the classic 1970s Hotel California hit to reaffirm his rejection of licensee heavy-handedness dealing with advisers who want ...

WA planners reject big dealer groups

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 20 NOV 2012
Many financial planning practices in Western Australia are disillusioned with their institutionally-aligned dealer groups, said Synchron's manager for the state. Independent dealer group Synchron has grown its presence in Western Australia by 50% since ...

Life commission clawback forced on advisers: Synchron

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2012
Life insurance companies, through their association with the Financial Services Council, are working together to form an anti-competitive remuneration model for financial advisers, said independent dealer group Synchron. Synchron, which has previously ...

Zelman opens new advice business

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2012
Melbourne-based life insurance specialist Aaron Zelman has opened up a new risk advice practice under the dealer group Synchron umbrella. The new advice practice, LifeScope, was created to provide expert risk-only advice to business owners, executives ...

Synchron appoints state manager

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 16 AUG 2012
Boutique financial advice licensee, Synchron has named Bernie Fernandes as a new state manager for Western Australia. Prior to his new role, Fernandes was a state manager for Accountancy Insurance and Mortgage Choice in WA, where he successfully restructured ...

Churning needs to be tackled with underwriters

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAY 2012
The issue of 'churning' in the life insurance industry need to be tackled at the underwriting phase, according to boutique licensee Synchron. "Every application for every form of life insurance captures information about existing Insurances," said Synchron ...

Dealer group launches mobile medical service

RACHEL DAVIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2012
Non-aligned dealer group Synchron has launched a mobile medical and pathology service, in partnership with Health Predictions, to assist advisers with the underwriting process. "Currently, if an adviser needs to arrange medical investigations for a ...