insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2019 RBNZ throws spanner in works for AMP Life sale https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/rbnz-throws-spanner-in-works-for-amp-life-sale https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/rbnz-throws-spanner-in-works-for-amp-life-sale The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has effectively killed the sale of AMP Life to Resolution Life in its current form, after AMP failed to meet necessary preconditions...

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AFCA warns against genetic testing discrimination https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/afca-warns-against-genetic-testing-discrimination https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/afca-warns-against-genetic-testing-discrimination The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has warned life insurers it will assess complaints against them based on how fairly they treat customers...

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Zurich research reveals financial literacy gender gap https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/zurich-research-reveals-financial-literacy-gender-gap https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/zurich-research-reveals-financial-literacy-gender-gap There is a significant gender gap around knowledge of life insurance and possession of policies, according to Zurich...

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Freedom chief to leave as wind-down continues https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/freedom-chief-to-leave-as-wind-down-continues https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/freedom-chief-to-leave-as-wind-down-continues “Freedom would like to recognise the significant contribution Sean has made in navigating Freedom through what has been a complex and difficult process,” the company said...

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MLC slashes approval times https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/mlc-slashes-approval-times https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/mlc-slashes-approval-times MLC Life Insurance has halved its underwriting approval times through adoption of UnderwriteMe’s technology...

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AFA appoints partnerships executive https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/afa-appoints-partnerships-executive https://www.insurancenews.com.au/life-insurance/afa-appoints-partnerships-executive The Association of Financial Advisers has appointed Rob Coulter as GM Partnerships...

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