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 NSW greenslip reforms ‘deliver savings’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-greenslip-reforms-deliver-savings http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-greenslip-reforms-deliver-savings The NSW Government has introduced its new compulsory third party motor scheme, along with a price comparison website…

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Treasurer pledges support for mutuals http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/treasurer-pledges-support-for-mutuals http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/treasurer-pledges-support-for-mutuals The Turnbull Government has given strong backing to mutuals as it strives to inject more competition into the financial services and banking sectors…

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Taskforce urges tougher ‘real-time’ enforcement powers for ASIC http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/taskforce-urges-tougher-real-time-enforcement-powers-for-asic http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/taskforce-urges-tougher-real-time-enforcement-powers-for-asic The Australian Securities and Investments Commission could order businesses to immediately act to prevent licence breaches under proposed enhanced enforcement powers…

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AFCA consultation paper released http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/afca-consultation-paper-released http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/afca-consultation-paper-released A consultation paper has been released on terms of reference, governance and funding arrangements for the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, the new one-stop dispute resolution body for all financial matters…

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ICA flags concerns over whistleblower reforms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-flags-concerns-over-whistleblower-reforms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-flags-concerns-over-whistleblower-reforms The Insurance Council of Australia supports streamlining whistleblower rules into a single regime, but is concerned about other aspects of draft proposals…

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ASIC adds China to growing fintech network http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/asic-adds-china-to-growing-fintech-network http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/asic-adds-china-to-growing-fintech-network The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has signed an agreement with its Chinese counterpart to jointly promote fintech across the two markets…

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