About the Author
Jonathan de Fries
Manager, Succession Advice, MLC Financial Planning

Jon de Fries is the National Manager Insurance Strategy at MLC Advice Solutions. Jon has over 18 years industry experience, much of it in managing technical teams. His current role focuses on providing technical, strategy and lead generation advice to risk specialist advisers in areas such as estate and business succession, business structures, superannuation and He regularly conducts workshops for advisers and speaks at industry conventions.

Articles Published
Super beneficiary nominations is an important area of financial advice, considering a member's death benefit will often be considerably boosted by insurance proceeds and be their largest financial ... Super ...
From a tax perspective, most advisers when working in personal insurance may concentrate on deductibility of premiums and whether to hold insurance in or out of super. Advisers working in business insurance ...  From ...
There's some debate and concern in financial advice circles about holding income protection insurance (IP) inside super. Following a favourable tax change in 2007, the issues have gradually intensified ... There's ...
Jon de Fries argues that "well-structured business insurance helps keep your business functioning and protects the value of your business in the case of unplanned events." His paper points out the chronic ... Jon ...
When analysing the proposition of holding insurance in super it's tempting to focus on tax - the tax treatment of premiums and the taxation of claims paid in the form of super benefits. While we ...
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