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ASIC’s Regulatory Guide 274 – Product design and distribution obligations

After a long delay, ASIC has issued the final Regulatory Guide 274 for the Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO). Our latest Insight provides an overview of how the Regulatory Guide deals with key questions raised by issuers and distributors. We look at issues of interest to all industries, and some particular questions for banking, superannuation and investments, [...]

2020-12-16T10:16:10+11:00Wednesday 16 December 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

ProRisk continues its digital transformation journey by launching a new website

Professional Risk Underwriting Pty Ltd (ProRisk) is excited to announce that today we have launched our new look website www.prorisk.com.au. It provides an improved user experience with a more streamlined menu and easy access to ProBind, our proprietary broker trading platform. We believe it better reflects how ProRisk is supporting clients today, with technology that [...]

2020-12-11T09:50:25+11:00Friday 11 December 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

JobMaker Hiring Credits: What We Know So Far

We’ve had quite a few questions about the JobMaker hiring credit announced in the 2020-21 Federal Budget. The legislation enabling the JobMaker scheme has not passed Parliament as yet and until this occurs, the JobMaker rules are not certain and may change. More details should be available soon and we’ll let you know as soon [...]

2020-12-01T10:41:34+11:00Tuesday 1 December 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

A webinar discussion on the Financial Sector Reform Bill 2020

We invite you to join our financial services regulation team for a webinar discussion on the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020, focusing on: the new breach reporting regime; superannuation trustee duties; insurance changes; and enforceable code provisions. Register here On the panel Simun Soljo Partner Michelle Levy Partner Kerensa Sneyd Managing [...]

2020-11-23T10:15:40+11:00Monday 23 November 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

Australian BI Test Case Judgment Delivered

The NSW Court of Appeal has just delivered its judgment in the joint ICA and AFCA endorsed BI test case relating to the Quarantine Act. A copy of the judgment can be viewed here. The court has made the following declarations: 1. Summons dismissed. 2. Declarations that: On the proper construction of the “Tourist Parks [...]

2020-11-19T13:58:47+11:00Thursday 19 November 2020|News|

Cyber incident response – it means nothing … until it means everything!

Reminder Time is running out to register for this webinar. There are only limited spots still available. Our last webinar attracted over 1,700 brokers and clients so don't miss out. You will receive 1 CPD point for this webinar. Emergence has launched Australia’s first and only dedicated in-house incident response and cyber claims function. This [...]

2020-11-12T14:22:43+11:00Thursday 12 November 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

Business Service Member Crawford & Company acquires HBA Group

LONDON (November 4, 2020) Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B), the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to carriers, brokers and corporates is pleased to announce the acquisition of Australia-based HBA Group as part of the continuing expansion of its Crawford Legal Services (CLS) in the UK and [...]

2020-11-10T10:46:30+11:00Monday 9 November 2020|News|

Please join rapidMATION for an informative discussion

Please join rapidMATION on 12th November at 11:00am (AEST) to hear special guest Hilary Bates, Chief Claims and Operations Officer at Zurich, discuss her experiences while leading Zurich through their automation journey, specifically with Robotic Process Automation, and how Intelligent Automation is truly changing the way insurers are looking at the future of claims. Date: [...]

2020-11-05T13:23:38+11:00Thursday 5 November 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

ProRisk takes out Underwriting Agency of the Year 2020

The team at Professional Risk Underwriting Pty Ltd (ProRisk) is absolutely delighted to be awarded Underwriting Agency of the year for 2020. Defining excellence in the insurance industry, this award recognises ProRisk for its innovation, market leading products, claims management and service delivery. Customer service, strong claims management and technical knowledge are the backbone of [...]

2020-11-05T13:20:15+11:00Thursday 5 November 2020|News|
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