|The sixth round of the financial services Royal Commission heard ClearView's direct life insurance business breached anti-hawking provisions up to 303,000 times.|
|This morning the Royal Commission heard about instances of misconduct in the life insurance industry and where conduct fell below community standards and expectations.|
|ASIC's latest review into insurance in superannuation shows the industry still has "significant weaknesses" despite the launch of the voluntary code of practice nine months ago.|
|In the lead up to an appearance at the Royal Commission, an ASX-listed life insurer has announced it is undertaking a strategic review.|
|Life insurer TAL has enhanced its musculoskeletal underwriting guidelines to manage neck pain and promote spinal health.|
|The Financial Services Council said it is "disappointed" ASIC's review into direct insurance has uncovered continuing practices of some life insurers that led to poor consumers outcomes.|
|A comprehensive ASIC review of direct life insurance found sales practices and products that offer little to no value are leading to poor consumer outcomes.|
|BT has announced a raft of enhancements to its Protection Plans products, including updated medical definitions and increased life insurance cover for farmers and homemakers.|
|Pressures of the Royal Commission, the Life Insurance Framework and educational reforms are prompting risk advisers to hurriedly sell their practices at discount prices, a merger and acquisitions expert says.|
|Life insurer TAL will waive insurance premiums for drought-affected farmers in New South Wales and Queensland for a period of six months, it announced today.|
A new superannuation fund hoping to bridge the retirement savings gap will launch with the hope of disrupting the system that has disadvantaged women.
The general manager of superannuation and retirement solutions at a $57 billion industry fund has resigned, with the hunt commencing for a replacement.
Praemium saw funds under administration hit $16.1 billion over the last financial year, thanks largely to its off-platform managed accounts service.
OnePath has moved to enhance the abilities of financial advisers using its OneView Life client management portal.
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