October 2016


October 19, 2016 9:19 AM | Posted by Batten, Richard | Permalink
The Government has released revised draft regulations for the Government’s life insurance remuneration reforms.  The draft regulations propose important changes, including extending the regime to almost any activity relating to the sale of life insurance. read more
October 13, 2016 3:33 PM | Posted by Batten, Richard | Permalink
The implications of ASIC'S report on life insurance claims are unlikely to be limited to life insurance. read more
October 12, 2016 3:13 PM | Posted by Batten, Richard | Permalink
Two recent developments will have a significant impact on the life insurance sector: the release by ASIC of its report on life insurance claims; and the reintroduction of the Life Insurance Framework bill into Parliament. read more
October 4, 2016 4:54 PM | Posted by Batten, Richard | Permalink
ASIC is reviewing the application of existing exemptions for overseas regulated and unregulated financial services providers.  The exemption for certain regulated providers is being extended but for only two years.  ASIC is also proposing to repeal the general exemption which permits overseas providers to provide services to wholesale clients. read more