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KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024   12:43PM
Life insurers continue to breach their own compliance code with more than 12,000 instances recorded, yet the body overseeing their conduct fears this is likely under-reported.

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Suncorp sells NZ life business to Resolution Life

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
Resolution Life has acquired Asteron Life New Zealand for NZ$410 million.

Overhaul of TPD structure, pricing needed: MLC Life

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
Close to half of Australian workers have three months or less savings to get them through a disability impacting their ability to work, and women are particularly at risk, according to new research by MLC Life Insurance.

Major decline in group insurance coverage: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has reported a sharp decline in group insurance coverage, pointing the finger at recent reforms.

New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework.

iExtend finds interim arrangement to operate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
After being rebuked by ASIC for operating without an AFS Licence, iExtend is now running under a Corporate Authorised Representative (CAR) arrangement for the interim.

Generation Development Group nears $3bn

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
Generational Development Group (GDG) has reported a 24% increase in funds under management (FUM) from the previous year, reaching nearly $3 billion as of December 2023.

AMP names new group insurer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024
AMP has named a new default insurance provider for its superannuation offering to replace Resolution Life.

Zurich cleared by Federal Court in life insurance dispute

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024
Zurich Australia has been cleared of breaching its duty of utmost good faith by the Federal Court, in a case connected to OnePath Life's avoidance of an income protection policy.

ASIC, APRA slam premium hikes

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2023
Life insurers are underhandedly hiking premiums in a way that is misleading and fails to explain why they are rising, according to APRA and ASIC, warning that they will take regulatory action if practices do not improve.
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