Sally Loane

Risk & Insurance

Industry hails ‘sensible outcome to complex reforms’ as Frydenberg backs retail life insurance proposals

A revised package of life insurance reforms endorsed yesterday by the Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been described by key industry players as a practical and workable compromise to satisfy the interests of competing groups. “This is a sensible outcome to what are quite complex reforms,” says Mark Rantall, chief executive officer of the FPA. […]
Risk & Insurance

COVER STORY: Commissioned to create a united industry response, was the Trowbridge report a stitch up?

The divided reaction to the release of the Trowbridge Report’s final recommendations has perhaps been best illustrated in the way the Financial Services Council (FSC) and Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) have responded. Despite having jointly formed the Life Insurance and Advice Working Group (LIAWG) – headed by high-profile actuary John Trowbridge – in response […]