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Industry View

Too ill to be disabled?

Whenever definitions in a total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance policy are amended to reduce premiums it’s certain the change will cost someone something. The question for trustees is whether the cost will be paid fairly and by the correct parties. One approach currently in favour with insurers is to insert a clause into policies […]
Investment Strategy

Plunging dollar a saviour for Life Settlements

The Gold Coast-based Life Settlements Wholesale Fund, in which VFMC is an investor, was optimistic about its chances of outperformance over the coming months, as the Australian dollar fell back to what looked like a semi-permanent home around US65 cents. The Australian dollar position at near parity with the US for most of last year […]
Investment Strategy

Plunging dollar a saviour for Life Settlements

The Gold Coast-based Life Settlements Wholesale Fund, in which VFMC is an investor, was optimistic about its chances of outperformance over the coming months, as the Australian dollar fell back to what looked like a semi-permanent home around US65 cents. The Australian dollar position at near parity with the US for most of last year […]
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