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ASIC delivers thinly veiled warning
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... not protected by the Government's Financial Claims Scheme, and not supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)," the regulator said. "Some are also backed by concentrated portfolios of higher risk unlisted and illiquid assets." ...
Court restricts Mayfair advertising
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
... in the Mayfair 101 Group. Therefore, the Mayfair 101 Group is not regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and investment in its products is not covered by the Australian Government's Financial Claims Scheme (colloquially known ...
Regulators praise super law reform
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) have jointly welcomed the proposed legislative reforms increasing the role of ASIC in the superannuation industry. The proposed changes ...
Calls for disability insurance reform
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... high replacement ratio can be a disincentive to returning to work." In December, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority said that life companies collectively lost around $3.4 billion over the past five years through the sale of DII to individuals. ...
Future of life insurance in doubt: APRA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority released its look-back at 2019, making special mention of tough times for the life insurance industry and questioning its sustainability. "Australia's life insurance sector faced deteriorating conditions ...
Life insurers lost $3.4b over five years: APRA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 DEC 2019
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has launched an intervention into the life insurance market in response to ongoing heavy losses in respect of individual disability income insurance. The regulator announced a series of measures, including ...
Whistleblower calls out approved product lies
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 OCT 2019
... exclude from advice consideration any of the 12 retail life insurers regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. "Heavily restricted life insurance APLs are still the norm and not even heat from the recent Financial Services Royal Commission ...
Cbus veteran moves to APRA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2019
... (company secretary) and compliance at Cbus and is now risk specialist, governance at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. Before moving into the head of governance role, Thurstans spent over 18 years as executive manager of governance and ...
APRA won't appeal IOOF judgement
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2019
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will not appeal the Federal Court decision to dismiss its court action against IOOF. The case related to the management of conflicts of interest, the appropriate use of superannuation fund reserves and ...
APRA considers appeal in IOOF case
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has labelled its failed action against IOOF and five of its senior officers as a test case. APRA deputy chair Helen Rowell said the regulator was disappointed by the decision last week but added the case ...
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