|Life insurer TAL is set to launch a new specialised product which it says is the first of its kind in Australia.|
|TAL has shuffled its executive lineup, creating new roles as part of a wider realignment of the business that sees responsibility for its life insurance business split in two.|
|An industry superannuation fund has swapped out Hannover Life as its provider for income protection cover, amid an overhaul of its insurance offering.|
|A new report from the Productivity Commission estimates mental ill-health and suicide is costing Australia up to $180 billion a year, or almost $500 million a day.|
|Commonwealth Bank has completed the divestment of its life insurance business to AIA Australia, which includes a 25-year joint co-operation agreement.|
|OnePath Life has launched 10-year premium projections on alteration quotes in a bid to provide greater clarity for financial advisers and their clients.|
|A relatively new advice association has picked up members at a rapid pace as it takes up the fight to retain life insurance commissions.|
|A new paper on the consumer impact of Approved Product Lists (APLs) claims institutionally-aligned Australian Financial Services Licensees (AFSLs) are funneling new clients into in-house products, potentially in breach of Best Interest Duty obligations.|
|Two industry groups have partnered to create a new life insurance standards framework.|
|Integrity Life has launched a combined group insurance offering aimed at small to medium sized businesses with as few as five employees.|
AustralianSuper will introduce a new fee for MySuper members from April 2020 to offset the impact of the Protecting Your Super changes.
The alternatives assets data juggernaut is opening an office in Sydney, as it looks to expand its local client base and build its research coverage.
New Industry Super Australia research claims to show plans to make superannuation optional for low-income workers is nothing more than a tax grab.
A Brisbane boutique is winding up an Aussie equities fund, after an investor decided to redeem their money, representing roughly 60% of the fund's assets, just before Christmas.
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