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 2017 ICA rejects APRA crisis control proposal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-rejects-apra-crisis-control-proposal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-rejects-apra-crisis-control-proposal The Insurance Council of Australia wants general insurance treated differently to the banking sector in proposed laws increasing financial crisis management regulatory powers…

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Further talks planned over complaints body rules http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/further-talks-planned-over-complaints-body-rules http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/further-talks-planned-over-complaints-body-rules Insurers can provide further feedback on rules for the new Australian Financial Complaints Authority, which is due to start operating from next July…

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ICA at halfway mark on disclosure reform http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-at-halfway-mark-on-disclosure-reform http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-at-halfway-mark-on-disclosure-reform The Insurance Council of Australia is midway through a two-year program to improve consumer understanding of products, according to a submission to the Productivity Commission…

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ASIC focuses on cyber resilience http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/asic-focuses-on-cyber-resilience http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/asic-focuses-on-cyber-resilience The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has published its market integrity report for the six months to June 30, highlighting a focus on cyber resilience, sell-side research and listing standards…

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WA road injury scheme costs exceed forecast http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/wa-road-injury-scheme-costs-exceed-forecast http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/wa-road-injury-scheme-costs-exceed-forecast WA’s Catastrophic Injuries Support scheme has assessed 28 people as eligible for treatment and care in its first year, and their young ages compared with forecasts has led to an increase in expected average costs…

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ARPC supports ‘crowded places’ anti-terror plan http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/arpc-supports-crowded-places-anti-terror-plan http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/arpc-supports-crowded-places-anti-terror-plan The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation backs the recently unveiled national security plan to protect crowded places from terror attacks similar to the Manchester Arena bombing in May…

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