Insurance
AIA Australia spearheads mental health law reforms
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018
AIA Australia is urging the Federal Government to allow life insurers to fund early intervention and treatment for mental health conditions.
CommInsure, OnePath enhance digital experience
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
Applying for life insurance and making claims is now much easier for financial advisers and customers of CommInsure and OnePath.
Lawyers slam life insurers in Royal Commission
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 6 APR 2018
The life insurance industry is failing to prove it can self-regulate via its two "deficient" codes, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers' submission to the banking Royal Commission.
CBA mulls sale of Indonesian life business
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
Commonwealth Bank will potentially offload its Indonesian life insurance business as part of a strategic review.
PJC doubts life insurance industry can self-regulate
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2018
A Parliamentary Joint Committee on life insurance said it is "not convinced" the industry can sufficiently self-regulate and is recommending the co-regulatory approach foreshadowed by ASIC.
CommInsure launches digital claims for super funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 23 MAR 2018
CommInsure will now offer digital claims for its institutional partners, joining other insurers digitising their claims process.
FSC proposes genetics and insurance council
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 MAR 2018
The Financial Services Council is proposing to establish a Genetics and Insurance Advisory Council in an effort to engage in a booming field of clinical research and genetics testing.
FSC honours life insurance industry talent
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 MAR 2018
The Financial Services Council awarded its highest accolades to the life insurance industry's brightest stars at a gala dinner in Sydney overnight.
Super industry wants tougher insurance code
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 MAR 2018
Industry stakeholders expect 90% of Australia's superannuation funds to sign the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice before March 31, despite its several shortcomings.
TAL named top life insurer for 2017
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2018
TAL and CommInsure each collected three accolades at the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) Life Company of the Year Awards in Sydney last night, and it was the former which won the top gong.
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