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|AMP has updated its approved product list (APL), allowing aligned financial advisers to recommend an enhanced suite of insurers.|
|MLC Life Insurance, Challenger and TAL were big winners at this year's Plan For Life insurance awards, recognised for their innovative products and offerings.|
|Some retail AMP Life customers received a steep premium increase on their income protection policies recently.|
|OnePath has won a group insurance mandate for a well-known football association, replacing Resolution Life.|
|APRA and ASIC have published the latest data on life insurance claims and disputes, demonstrating the difference financial advisers make when it comes to TPD and trauma claims.|
|The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out $1.4 billion from the books of life insurers and triggered a spike in claims, according to new research.|
|Despite the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's (APRA) intervention to try and salvage individual disability income insurance, level premiums will continue to exist.|
|At the Association of Financial Advisers annual conference, shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones outlined Labor's vision for financial advice and admitted to apprehension on life insurance.|
|Bank of Queensland (BOQ) has entered into an agreement to sell its St Andrew's Insurance business to Farmcove Investment Holdings for $23 million.|
|The ASX-listed wealth and insurance company will complete the successor fund transfer of its risk-only superannuation products to HUB24, which is scheduled to take effect on October 31.|
A former New South Wales Treasury Corp executive has joined the prudential regulator as head of investment risk.
MLC Life has been handed a new group insurance mandate from a retail superannuation provider.
Pinnacle Investment Management has made a $3 million cornerstone investment in OpenInvest.
The Federal Reserve is restricting the investing activities of policymakers and senior staff, including banning them from holding or trading individual stocks and bonds.
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