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Life insurer early intervention reforms dumped

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 OCT 2018
... and early intervention treatment have been scrapped by the Federal Government. In response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services' report released yesterday, the Financial Services Council said it was "deeply ...

Post Royal Commission change is all talk: Shipton

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
... financial institutions in meeting reporting requirements. On Friday, ASIC chair James Shipton told the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services that the regulator is still experiencing "slow and delayed responses from financial ...

Allianz Retire+ announces leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUN 2018
... Stewart, Plumb is joined by former Federal politician Bernie Ripoll, who most notably chaired the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services that led to the FoFA reforms of 2013. The Allianz Retire+ board is rounded out by former ...

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 ...