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27 July 2021 09.00 AEST

It's off: Aon/WTW merger axed

27 July 2021

The mega-merger that would have created the biggest insurance brokerage in the world has been abandoned, with Aon paying Willis Towers Watson a $US1 billion termination fee...

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Forcing coverage 'dangerous', ICA tells coal inquiry

27 July 2021

Creating an essential services regime requiring underwriters to cover certain businesses could have adverse ramifications, Insurance Council of Australia CEO Andrew Hall has told a Parliamentary committee inquiry that’s looking at problems facing the coal industry...

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Local

Insurers, banks set for parliamentary committee scrutiny

26 July 2021

The Federal Parliament Trade and Investment Growth Committee has called for insurance and banking representatives to appear at a hearing tomorrow as it continues an inquiry into the prudential regulation of investment in Australia’s export industries...

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The Professional

NIBA names full set of broker awards candidates

26 July 2021

The National Insurance Brokers Association has revealed the full set of 10 finalists for this year’s industry awards – five for the QBE-sponsored Stephen Ball Memorial Award and five for the Vero-sponsored Warren Tickle Memorial Award...

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International

Analysis

Industry challenges highlighted as IAG resets

26 July 2021

IAG jumped out the gates early to deliver preliminary full-year financial results last week and in doing so has offered a window into some of the issues that the industry is dealing with as insurance affordability and availability concerns show few signs of easing...

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