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|PPS Mutual has launched an income protection underwriting offering for newly qualified professionals starting out in their career.|
|New research from Investment Trends has measured how satisfied risk advisers are with their main life insurers across key service areas, NEOS Life and ClearView on top.|
|Risk premium inflows experienced marginal decreases in the 12 months to September 2020, new research shows.|
|The life insurance provider has revealed several changes to its products with a new support package for clients and a multi-cover discount.|
|The poor quality of group insurance data is conducive to administrative blunders that are notoriously difficult to rectify, according to Rice Warner.|
|The life insurer is a step closer to finalising the acquisition of CommInsure Life, having now contacted policyholders.|
|QBE has lost its final effort to overturn the UK Supreme Court decision against it in relation to policy wording issues, losing its appeal bid in the High Court.|
|The insurer received a $650 million capital injection just before Christmas, as its majority owner Nippon Life sees the risk of MLC Life's "stagnant" business performance continuing beyond 2021.|
|AIA Australia is launching a more affordable, simplistic income protection product in early 2021.|
|Integrity Life has announced a new partnership with the aim of bringing new levels of flexibility to pooled group insurance arrangements.|
Australian Ethical introduced a new high conviction fund to wholesale clients, investing in a range of sectors including local healthcare, renewables and technology stocks within the S&P ASX 300.
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information.
Capstone Financial Planning has revoked the authorisation of Mark Babbage, the Victorian financial adviser jailed for breaching Western Australia's strict border restrictions to attend the AFL Grand Final.
Ellerston Capital will terminate the Morphic Global Opportunities Fund later this month as a result of dwindling funds under management.
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