Yearly Archives: 2017

End of year MEGA SALE

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2017-12-08T12:32:06+10:00November 27th, 2017|News|

An update from ASIC

ASIC has updated Regulatory Guide 175 Licensing: Financial product advisers – conduct and disclosure (RG 175), to include guidance that terms such as 'independently owned', 'non-aligned' and 'non-institutionally owned' are restricted under the Corporations Act. Financial services providers can only use these terms if they meet the requirements set out in s923A of the Act,

2017-11-16T12:41:38+10:00November 16th, 2017|News|

Valerie Baker Memorial Award – applications open

Nominate a high achiever – recognise intermediary excellence Sponsored by Gold Seal, AIMS and Steadfast Supported by Lloyd’s“Anyone with passion for our industry and their community should apply” – Karen Hardy, winner 2017 The Valerie Baker Memorial Award recognises excellence in professional practice in the General Insurance intermediary sector.  Applications are now open and will close on 20 July

2018-03-14T13:01:21+10:00November 16th, 2017|News|

Is the customer at the centre of everything you do?

The following article was authored by Lorraine Calway, Audit and Technical Services Manager, and a synopsis was printed in the NIBA Insurance Adviser magazine of November 2017. I recently attended the second day of the NIBA Convention and was able to attend the morning session at which Peter Kell (ASIC Deputy Chair), John Price (Lead

2017-11-15T10:41:52+10:00November 15th, 2017|News|

Client Compensation Arrangements

A recent targeted review of professional indemnity (PI) insurance by ASIC has found that most small companies holding AFS licences had PI insurance that met regulatory requirements They found, generally, that the small AFS licensees that were reviewed had policies with an overall indemnity limit that complied with requirements. What they did find, however, was

2017-11-13T14:39:59+10:00November 13th, 2017|News|

EPL cover growing in importance

The recent article EPL cover growing in importance and comments from Martine Nield, client manager in the professional and financial risk team at Gallagher, about the growing value and take-up of Employment Practices Liability insurance clearly demonstrate that companies are being hurt financially and emotionally from claims in this area. Effective policies and procedures, with

2017-11-10T11:38:57+10:00November 10th, 2017|News|