Financial Services Bulletin - September 2018
- Published 07.09.2018
TurksLegal celebrates new appointments
TurksLegal is pleased to announce the appointment of a new partner and new senior associate.
2018 ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship in the Home Strait
The next exciting phase of the ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship began on Monday as entries closed over the weekend.
Come and be part of our session
TurksLegal Partners Peter Murray and Sofia Papachristos will be presenting a new perspective on the issues currently driving the life insurance industry in a concurrent session at the ALUCA bi-annual conference on Community Expectations and Ex-gratia Payments.
TurksLegal Online Life Guide
If you work for an organisation that is a client for TurksLegal and haven't already registered for this valuable resource, click here to register.
Senate Committee recommends no changes to group insurance budget proposals
The Senate Economics Legislation Committee handed down its report on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018 on 14 August 2018.
Unfair Contracts Protections and Life Insurance
Treasury has recently concluded a consultation process with stakeholders in the general and life insurance industries about extending statutory remedies for unfair contract terms to insurance policies.
CASES AND TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
TPD: Reinsurer in the Spotlight
MX v FSS Trustee Corporation as Trustee of the First State Superannuation Scheme & Anor  NSWSC 923
Indemnity Costs and section 52(7)(d) of the SIS Act
Carroll v United Super Pty Ltd (No. 2)  NSWSC 1101
RECENT FOS & SCT DECISIONS