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Industry mixed over FSC advice framework

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
... Duty, and the Letter of Advice to replace the Statement of Advice and Record of Advice by 2023. Synchron director Don Trapnell said these proposals make sense but called into question the trustworthiness of the FSC after the Life Insurance Framework ...

Synchron appoints Queensland manager

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... 2005 and was most recently a business development manager with Challenger Limited in Brisbane," Synchron director Don Trapnell said. "He brings with him an enormous amount of enthusiasm for the industry and a passion for adviser engagement." Prior to ...

Synchron demands clarity from insurers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
... policy, will mean the policy has to be rewritten, which under the new regime means a new contract," Synchron director Don Trapnell said. "If, for example, a policy lapses, will the insurer treat the 'new' contract as a replacement policy, or will they ...

Synchron hires from MLC Life

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
... of her role with the life insurer and also worked for a period of time as an insurance adviser. Synchron director Don Trapnell said he was delighted to welcome her to the Synchron team. "Sarah has extensive industry experience and an excellent understanding ...

Adviser sentenced to eight years' prison

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2020
... money to fund his lifestyle, including $72,000 which was used to purchase and maintain a boat. Synchron director Don Trapnell told Financial Standard Dick's authorisation was ceased after he sent an email to Synchron admitting to wrongdoing. Trapnell ...

Synchron compliance lead moves to AMP

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 AUG 2020
... contribution he made to Synchron during his time with us. He leaves with our very best wishes," Synchron director Don Trapnell said of Jones' departure.

Synchron compliance lead resigns

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
... compliance Michael Jones has resigned, with a new appointment to lead the dealer group's compliance. Synchron director Don Trapnell thanked Jones for his contribution to the dealer group. "We have decided not to fill the role vacated by Michael ...

Major industry events cancelled amid pandemic

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... Chi Minh, Vietnam. Originally, Synchron was considering postponing the event until September but Synchron director Don Trapnell realised that plan was not realistic. "In my position as a director of Synchron I must take a conservative approach. As there ...

Dealer group restructures leadership

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2020
... advice dealer group has announced a restructure that will see its long-serving executive director hand over the reins. Don Trapnell will be stepping back from day-to-day involvement in Synchron. He has dedicated more than five decades to the life insurance ...

Synchron slams RC on commissions

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
... Commission's recommendations to cull commissions are causing advisers some concern, according to Synchron director Don Trapnell. On Monday, Commissioner Kenneth Hayne formally recommended an end to grandfathered commissions, and asked government to push ...
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