Glossary of terms - G
Terms in this glossary are provided for general information only and should not be taken as constituting professional advice from the website owner – the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
The words in brackets do not form part of the term. Where business names appears in brackets alongside a term, this denotes the definition is only to be used in reference to the Business Name Register. These terms do not apply to any other ASIC services.
General insurance broker
A person who was registered with ASIC who provided advice, arranged policies and dealt with claims relating to general insurance products on behalf of insureds. This is a role that existed prior to the financial services reform in 2002 and no longer exists.