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Where are we up to again? Insurance regulation over the horizon

By Philip Hopley The Australian regulatory financial services sector has certainly been giving props to Greek philosophy of late with its channelling of Heraclitus’ statement that “there is nothing permanent except change.” Now that the dedicated insurance hearings at the … Continue reading

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Filed under ASIC Guidance, Financial Services Regulation, Life Insurance, Regulation & Remediation

When utmost good faith is not good enough

Written by Philip Hopley There is just over a month left for stakeholders to provide views on a proposed model that will implement the government’s policy to apply unfair contract terms legislation to life and general insurance contracts for consumers … Continue reading

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Filed under Australia, Financial Products & Advice, Financial Services Regulation, Life Insurance