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Consumers lose out on IP changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... losses over the past five years, meaning certain benefits will be removed or reduced on new policies. Life insurers such as TAL and ClearView have recently launched new income protection products in response to the reforms. Meanwhile, NobleOak's benefit ...

Hyperion Asset Management builds out team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
The fund manager has appointed a head of risk and compliance, general executive, and research associate as it invests in its next stage of growth. Thomas Withers has joined as head of risk and compliance from Northcape Capital where he was in a similar ...

Economic recap: Week to September 24

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Financial markets have been on edge ever since they got the first whiff of "taper" in the air. This started when the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's April 27-28 FOMC meeting revealed that: "A number of participants suggested that if the economy ...

Industry fund chief executive to step down

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
The chief executive of a soon-to-merge industry super fund has announced he will not seek a role within the merged fund. Intrust chief executive Brendan O'Farrell has announced that he has not sought a role with the fund once it merges with Hostplus. ...

TAL releases income protection range

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
Life insurer TAL launched three new offerings that aim to address fairness and sustainability of income protection products. Income Protection Enhance, Income Protection Focus, and Income Protection Assist are the three new products available from today. ...

Why advisers must understand Retirement Income Covenant

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2021
Challenger chair, retirement income Jeremy Cooper presented to the AFA conference, discussing the new Retirement Income Covenant and how it will impact advisers. While the Retirement Income Covenant does not apply any new obligations to financial advisers ...

Higher premiums a problem, not a trend: AFA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
... the current product," he said. "But the current existing product, when it becomes a closed pool, is going to deteriorate." TAL chief executive Brett Clark shared similar views and said there has been no joy for anyone with premium increases. "It erodes ...

New super fund prepares for launch

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Tomorrow Super is readying itself for a $5 million pre-IPO funding round, with the promise of a financial adviser friendly superannuation solution. Crescent Wealth has acquired an 8% stake in Tomorrow Super and has become the firm's maiden white label ...

Former super fund chief defends tenure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The former chief executive of EISS Super has spoken out about his decision to depart the fund in the wake of media scrutiny and the fund's failure of the APRA performance test. Alex Hutchison resigned as chief executive of EISS Super on September ...

HESTA to support young women in financial services

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
The $64 billion industry fund has partnered with Girls of Impact to encourage young women to consider careers in financial services where women are historically underrepresented. The collaboration will highlight opportunities and pathways in areas that ...
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