insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2018 ASIC crackdown costs insurers more than $120 million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/asic-crackdown-costs-insurers-more-than-120-million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/asic-crackdown-costs-insurers-more-than-120-million Two more insurers have been ordered by ASIC to repay customers money for deficient add-on cover sold through car dealers, bringing the total so far to more than $120 million…

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:13:00 +1100
QBE recruits icare chief http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-recruits-icare-chief http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-recruits-icare-chief QBE has recruited Insurance & Care NSW (icare) MD and CEO Vivek Bhatia as its CEO Australian and New Zealand Operations…

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:59:00 +1100
Industry mourns insurance figures http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/industry-mourns-insurance-figures http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/industry-mourns-insurance-figures Members of the insurance community are mourning the deaths of three well-known professionals…

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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:29:00 +1100
Government backs mitigation in premium taskforce response http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/government-backs-mitigation-in-premium-taskforce-response http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/government-backs-mitigation-in-premium-taskforce-response The Federal Government says it will pursue reforms to place downward pressure on premiums through accountability and transparency, outlining the plans in a formal response to the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce and this year’s Senate inquiry…

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:06:00 +1100
Chubb announces new Australia head http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/chubb-announces-new-australia-head http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/chubb-announces-new-australia-head Chubb Country President for Australia and New Zealand John French will move to a regional role next year, the insurer has announced…

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:02:00 +1100
IAG announces quota share deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-announces-quota-share-deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-announces-quota-share-deal IAG has entered into quota share agreements with three reinsurers to improve capital efficiency and reduce earnings volatility…

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:49:00 +1100