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 2018 Suncorp, Youi fall under royal commission spotlight http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/suncorp-youi-fall-under-royal-commission-spotlight http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/suncorp-youi-fall-under-royal-commission-spotlight Natural disaster insurance case studies involving Suncorp and Youi will be examined at the Hayne royal commission’s next round of hearings…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +1000
Directors back litigation funder licensing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/directors-back-litigation-funder-licensing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/directors-back-litigation-funder-licensing The Australian Institute of Company Directors has backed a proposal to license litigation funders under an overhaul of the class action framework…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:05:00 +1000
AFCA appoints Chief Ombudsman http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/afca-appoints-chief-ombudsman http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/afca-appoints-chief-ombudsman The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has announced the appointment of David Locke as Chief Ombudsman and CEO…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:04:00 +1000
NSW to fund automated vehicle tests http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-to-fund-automated-vehicle-tests http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-to-fund-automated-vehicle-tests The NSW budget, to be announced tomorrow by State Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, has set aside $10 million to expand driverless vehicle trials, with the transport department to distribute the funds over four years through its Smart Innovation Centre…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +1000
ICA calls for clarity on information security standard http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-calls-for-clarity-on-information-security-standard http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-calls-for-clarity-on-information-security-standard The Insurance Council of Australia has outlined ways to improve CPS 234, a new prudential standard aimed at strengthening cyber resilience…

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WA passes workers’ comp payout reform http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/wa-passes-workers-comp-payout-reform http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/wa-passes-workers-comp-payout-reform The WA Government has passed legislation to increase compensation for family members of people killed at work…

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