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Advisers back Canberra’s move to kill off FASEA

14 December 2020

Key peak bodies have expressed support for the Morrison Government’s decision to wind up the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority and introduce other measures that will reduce red tape...

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ASIC updates conflicted remuneration regulatory guide

14 December 2020

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has updated its regulatory guide on conflicted and other banned remuneration to take into account recent legislative changes...

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Planners want Privacy Act to apply to all financial services firms

14 December 2020

Every financial services firm should be made to comply with the Privacy Act, the Financial Planning Association says in a submission to an issues paper from the Attorney-General’s Department...

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Trustees urged to improve member insurance outcomes

14 December 2020

Superannuation trustees have been urged to look into ways to improve outcomes for group insurance members after a new report found wide variations in the design and pricing of default cover...

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Zurich appoints Head of Group Insurance

14 December 2020

Zurich has appointed Darren Wickham as Head of Group Insurance in its Life & Investments’ leadership team...

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CBA clears regulatory hurdle to sell BoCommLife stake

14 December 2020

Commonwealth Bank of Australia expects to wrap up the sale of its 37.5% stake in Chinese insurer BoCommLife by the end of this month after the deal finally secured regulatory approval in China...

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