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 2020 ICA welcomes NSW report urging abolition of ESL, insurance taxes https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-welcomes-nsw-report-urging-abolition-of-esl-insurance-taxes https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/ica-welcomes-nsw-report-urging-abolition-of-esl-insurance-taxes The Insurance Council of Australia "strongly supports" the findings of the draft NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations report, which recommends the abolition of all state insurance taxes...

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NZ fire levy reform delayed by COVID focus https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-fire-levy-reform-delayed-by-covid-focus https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-fire-levy-reform-delayed-by-covid-focus Fire and Emergency New Zealand funding reform progress will be delayed until after this year’s general election due to the Government’s focus on the COVID-19 pandemic...

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VMIA snares Lloyd’s Singapore CEO for Melbourne role https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/vmia-snares-lloyds-singapore-ceo-for-melbourne-role https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/vmia-snares-lloyds-singapore-ceo-for-melbourne-role Angela Kelly, Lloyd’s Singapore CEO since November 2016, will relocate to Melbourne to take on the role of Chief Insurance Officer at The Victorian Managed Insurance Authority in September...

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Code committee issues breach guidance https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/code-committee-issues-breach-guidance https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/code-committee-issues-breach-guidance The General Insurance Code Governance Committee has published a guidance note to assist subscribers with the reporting of significant breaches...

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NZ regulator to provide update on insurance contract law reform https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-regulator-to-provide-update-on-insurance-contract-law-reform https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-regulator-to-provide-update-on-insurance-contract-law-reform New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority has committed to reporting on the progress of key pieces of law reform such as its present insurance contract law review, including implementation dates and milestones...

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WorkCover WA unveils new insurer standards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/workcover-wa-unveils-new-insurer-standards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/workcover-wa-unveils-new-insurer-standards WorkCover WA has published a set of standards outlining new service expectations for insurers...

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