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 ICA calls for levy monitor role to be reconsidered http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-calls-for-levy-monitor-role-to-be-reconsidered http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-calls-for-levy-monitor-role-to-be-reconsidered The Insurance Council of Australia has called for the NSW Government to reconsider the continuing role of the Emergency Services Levy Insurance Monitor…

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:27:00 +1000
Elders pair banned after QBE uncovers crimes http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/elders-pair-banned-after-qbe-uncovers-crimes http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/elders-pair-banned-after-qbe-uncovers-crimes Two Elders Insurance brokers have been permanently banned by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission after being convicted of fraud and theft.

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:26:00 +1000
NSW cracks down on cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-cracks-down-on-cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-cracks-down-on-cladding NSW will ban the use of dangerous cladding on high-rise buildings this week, following public submissions by the state’s Commissioner for Fair Trading…

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:25:00 +1000
Regulatory burdens stifle innovation: ICA http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/regulatory-burdens-stifle-innovation-ica http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/regulatory-burdens-stifle-innovation-ica Increased regulatory requirements are holding back industry innovation as insurers expend more resources on compliance, the Insurance Council of Australia has warned a federal parliamentary committee…

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:24:00 +1000
Driverless vehicle study flags ‘profound benefits’, challenges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/driverless-vehicle-study-flags-profound-benefits-challenges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/driverless-vehicle-study-flags-profound-benefits-challenges Infrastructure Victoria has published a study on the potential economic impact of autonomous vehicles, including health, environment, land use and road use findings…

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:24:00 +1000
FMA ‘losing patience’ on conduct http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/fma-losing-patience-on-conduct http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/fma-losing-patience-on-conduct New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority has warned the industry to improve governance practices and root out misconduct and conflicts of interest…

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