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  1. Government response to combustible cladding crisis

    1 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    While media attention surrounding combustible cladding has begun to wane, the construction and insurance industries continue to deal with the significant ongoing consequences of the issue. Governments across Australia are grappling with updated...

  2. AFCA to begin naming financial firms

    1 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    From 1 October 2019, AFCA will begin naming financial firms within its published determinations. Until now, AFCA (and its predecessor schemes) anonymised all determinations. However, following a limited consultation, the Australian Securities and...

  3. AFCA reports $144.7 million in compensation over first 10 months of operation

    1 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has released a report summarising its results over the first ten months of operation. In what is approximately a 35% increase on predecessor schemes, AFCA has confirmed receipt of 60,687 complaints in...

  4. AFCA to begin naming financial firms

    27 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    AFCA will soon commence naming financial firms within its published determinations. Until now, AFCA (and its predecessor schemes) anonymised all determinations. However, following a limited consultation, ASIC has this week approved the necessary changes...

  5. AFCA reports $83 million in settlements

    17 July 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has this week released a report summarising its results over the first six months of operation. In what represents a 35% increase on predecessor schemes, AFCA has confirmed receipt of over 35,000...

  6. AFCA forces insurer to lower its premium on a home and contents policy

    26 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has made a determination requiring an insurer to lower the premium offered on a home and contents insurance policy - read it here. The relevant complaint was made in response to a renewal notice from...

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