8:30am – 9:00am
Overview – Tuesday – September 24
9:00am – 9:20am
9:20am – 9:35am
Former Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer the Hon. Bernie Ripoll draws on the historical context to paint a picture of risk advice today and where the industry is heading against the backdrop of consumer, political and regulator expectations.
9:35am – 10:05am
Within this political cycle, government will implement changes to rules that could have major impacts in the way risk advice is delivered and potential outcomes for consumers. This Q&A aims to chart the path from recommendation to policy decisions and the role industry can play.
10:05am – 10:55am
Experts with experience in countries where there have been major policy changes discuss how the advice landscape has been altered. Special focus is given to jurisdictions where recent and impending changes have or are expected to lead to unintended consequences for financial services businesses, including The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Singapore, Germany and New Zealand.
10:55am – 11:20am
11:20am – 11:40am
Shadow assistant minister for financial services the Hon. Matt Thistlethwaite MP puts forward the opposition position and answers some questions about the party’s views on policy priorities in light of Hayne’s royal commission recommendations.
11:40am – 12:30pm
Regulators and representative bodies come together to discuss the post Hayne world, consumer expectations and implications of a post-LIF review.
12:30pm – 1:20pm
1:20pm – 2:15pm
Risk insurance is rich in data. Leading specialist consultants reveal new findings from recent quantitative and qualitative studies as well as pick over publicly available statistics relating to risk insurance outcomes.
2:15pm – 3:00pm
Three risk-specialist advisers spanning different advice models open up about their businesses and how they are structured for client outcomes.
3:00pm – 3:20pm
The current minister puts forward the government position and answers some questions relating to the Liberal Party’s views on policy priorities in light of the Hayne royal commission recommendations.
3:20pm – 3:50pm
An adviser, side-by-side a client, shares an in-depth policy outcome in a Q&A moderated-style session, drawing on research to highlight broader industry relevance.
3:50pm – 4:30pm
Leaders of the country’s largest life insurance companies come together to discuss the future of risk advice; how business structures need to adapt and evolve to create strong outcomes for Australians as well as meet standards set by government and regulators.