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Life insurance, conflicted remuneration and commissions
Insight 03 Nov 2016

Written by Partner Michelle Levy and Managing Associate Simun Soljo As you will know from our Client Updates , the Bill to amend the conflicted remuneration provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 ...

Conflicted remuneration and life insurance
Insight 20 Oct 2016

Exposure draft life insurance regulations were released yesterday. They are a marked departure from the existing conflicted remuneration provisions. Now, a benefit can only be conflicted remunerati ...

Life insurance industry gets a remuneration Bill, ASIC report and Code of Practice
Insight 12 Oct 2016

This is a significant week for the life insurance industry, with the re-introduction by the Federal Government of a Bill to reform commissions payable on life insurance policies, the release by ASI ...

The Life Insurance Code of Practice - just a code, or something more?
Insight 07 Oct 2016

Michael Mathieson Written by Senior Regulatory Counsel Michael Mathieson My dog, still quite young and utterly adorable, is going blind. A minor consolation is that she is covered by pet insurance. However, the protections afforded by the ...

Practical pitfalls and the sacrosanct limitation of liability clause
Insight 07 Oct 2016

Written by Partner Marc Kemp and Senior Associate Eve Regnard Those of us who work daily with commercial trusts understand that limitation of liability clauses are critical. They are the mechanism ...

Financial Services Class Actions
Insight 06 Sep 2016

Written by Partners Jenny Campbell and Peter Haig Our class actions team recently published our Class Action Risk 2016 report. The objective of the report is to look behind the headlines and hype ...

Improving the role of the Appointed Actuary
Insight 06 Sep 2016

Written by Partner Andrew Maher and Associate Jane Gregory In its endeavour to improve the role of the Appointed Actuary in general and life insurance companies, APRA is seeking submissions to a ...

Report: Class action risk 2016
Insight 19 Aug 2016

Class actions have featured frequently in the press in recent years, often with a theme of a developing crisis for Australian business. It is, however, important that class action risk be assessed ...

Conflicts of interest and the duty to manage them
Insight 09 Aug 2016

Written by Partner Michelle Levy Back in 2004, the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) was amended to include an additional obligation for Australian financial services licensees to have in place adequate ...

Post-election policy recap
Insight 09 Aug 2016

Partner Partner Simun Soljo Written by Managing Associate Simun Soljo As the dust settles following the recent federal election, it is a good time to reflect on what we can expect from the re-elected Coalition Government for the ...