2014 ICNZ & ANZIIF Scholarship launches to give global opportunity to New Zealand insurance professional

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (the Institute) and ICNZ are pleased to announce the opening of submissions for the 2014 ICNZ & ANZIIF Scholarship. The Scholarship, which involves the submission of a 2,500 word essay on a prescribed topic, aims to recognise a New Zealand insurance professional with outstanding business […]

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Impact of Coles and Woolworths nabs reinsurer essay prize

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and Finity Consulting are pleased to announce Noelene Palmer of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd as the winner of the Peter Corrigan International Scholarship for 2014. Ms Palmer was awarded the scholarship for her essay “How does the entry of Coles and Woolworths into personal insurance […]

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DLA Piper dominates at national insurance awards

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DLA Piper has been awarded Law Firm of the Year at the Australian Insurance Industry Awards. The firm was announced the winner of the category featuring finalists Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers and HWL Ebsworth Lawyers. On the same night, Michael Gill, a DLA Piper consultant and former partner with 38 years at the firm, was awarded the ANZIIF […]

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Australian Insurance Industry Award winners announced

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and founding partner Asia Insurance Review are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Australian Insurance Industry Awards. The winners were honoured at a ceremony in Sydney last night. Winners included Allianz Australia for Large General Insurance Company of the Year, Aon as Large […]

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Unprecedented survey launched to uncover reality of staffing the insurance industry

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (the Institute) has launched an unprecedented national survey to identify trends in hiring, skills shortages and staff retention in insurance. This is the first time the knowledge, insights and experiences of human resources and management will be pooled for the common good of the industry. […]

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New General Insurance Code of Practice: Strong take up of Code update shows industry support of self-regulation

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (the Institute) has received unprecedented interest in a tailored update for insurance professionals following the launch of the new General Insurance Code of Practice. The new Code, launched by the Insurance Council of Australia last week, is an attempt by the industry to self-regulate to […]

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