| | TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2017 12:47PMUnprecedented challenges in the life insurance industry are exacerbating profitably and forcing some players out of the market, the latest PwC report shows.|
|A global provider of life insurance claims software entered into a strategic partnership with an Australian wealth management consultancy.|
|Life insurer AIA is partnering with digital financial advice provider SuperEd to develop an online tool for superannuation fund members.|
|Suncorp increased its stake in a leading New Zealand insurer to 19.9% following a takeover bid in February.|
|The Association of Financial Advisers and Strategic Insight named BT Financial Group as Life Company of the Year in Sydney last night.|
|The underwriting process for retail-advised life policies will be accelerated by the introduction of MLC Life Insurance's new tele-underwriting service.|
|Some of the financial services industry's biggest players fronted the Parliamentary Joint Committee inquiry into life insurance on Friday.|
|Consumers who purchase direct life insurance are at risk when it comes to claim time, the head of the Association of Financial Advisers warns.|
|Synchron director Don Trapnell provided an update on his group's partnership with AIA Australia, announced just over a year ago, saying it will end "the industry's love affair with yearly renewable premium rates."|
|An independent expert report compiled by Deloitte has cleared CommInsure of having systemic culture issues when it comes to claims handling processes.|
The Productivity Commission has released its anticipated draft report on alternative default models in superannuation, looking at ways to introduce more competition in a system where members do not exercise fund choice.
Following research into the future of product innovation and development, Nikko Asset Management Australia has created a new executive role to drive the firm's product agenda.
New-York based financial firm Goldman Sachs is planning to launch an ETF which will invest in high-yield corporate debt, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Two Contango MicroCap (CTN) directors were removed following an extraordinary general meeting and a third resigned prior to resolutions being passed.
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