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TAL launches new look Accelerated Protection range

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2023
... of updates that were effective September 8. The Accelerated Protection series includes four cover types, being life insurance, total and permanent disability, critical illness, and income protection. It also offers critical illness cover for children. ...

CALI launches scholarship to boost female risk advisers

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2023
The Council of Australian Life Insurers (CALI) has launched a program that aims to entice more women into the life insurance industry. The industry body said its inaugural ReCALIbrate program will provide $2000 in grants to support the attendance of ...

Integrity Life to cease writing new retail policies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 SEP 2023
... undertook a review of the business' strategy, considering several options, and found no longer writing any new life insurance policies is the option that provides the most stability to existing policyholders. According to Rainmaker analysis, at June ...

Former AFA president Dugald Mitchell remembered

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2023
... tertiary level education." Mitchell was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1994 for services to the life insurance industry and the community. In 2018, he received the Michael Murphy Award for his dedication to improving the financial advice ...

ClearView reset pays dividends

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 AUG 2023
ClearView's decision to target the life insurance market solely is paying off as it grows its in-force premiums during the 2023 financial year and new business pours in. ClearView's new business sales was driven solely by its ClearChoice products suite ...

Munich Re targets AMP over alleged reinsurance misconduct

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 AUG 2023
... Court, both AMP and Munich Re declined to comment. In 2016, as part of its strategy to bolster its underperforming life insurance business, AMP Life executed a binding quote share agreement with Munich Re. The deal saw Munich Re reinsure half of AMP ...

DB Results launches policy admin system

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 21 AUG 2023
The tech company has developed the first cloud-native, low-code policy administration system (PAS) for the life insurance sector. The regulator-approved solution aims to meet the exacting needs of the insurance sector and can be custom-designed for ...

MLC Life backs adviser platform

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 AUG 2023
MLC Life Insurance has assisted the launch of Risk Hub, a new support platform designed to help advisers excel in risk advice. Risk Hub was officially launched this month by founder and former Zurich Financial Services head of digital Marc Fabris. It ...

Super funds prime distributor of death, TPD cover

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 15 AUG 2023
... market. Conversely, super funds could hold one-third, or 55%. "Super funds being Australia's primary death and TPD life insurance distributor prompts the question as to why directly sold insurance has such a small market share," Rainmaker said. Nevertheless ...

FSCP issues slap on the wrist to adviser

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 AUG 2023
... Panel reprimanded a financial adviser who inadequately assessed the consequences of rolling over superannuation and life insurance cover, labelled the panel's least serious disciplinary action yet. Keeping the adviser's identity anonymous, the ...