Financial services regulation

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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the financial services industry
7 May 2015
The ABA commented on the Federal Government's consultation on recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services' inquiry to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission on ASIC consultation paper 224
30 Jan 2015
The ABA provided comments on facilitating electronic financial services disclosure.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission on the ‘Scrutiny of Financial Advice’ inquiry
5 Dec 2014
The ABA responded to the terms of reference of the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into the Scrutiny of Financial Advice.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee on the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA)
5 May 2014
The ABA provided comments to the inquiry into the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) submission to the Treasury re Exposure Draft – Corporations Amendment Regulation 2013 (Grandfathering )
21 Mar 2013
The ABA provided comment on the Exposure Draft – Corporations Amendment Regulation 2013 (Grandfathering)
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ABA submission to The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation on National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Cred
1 Mar 2013
The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) appreciates the decision to defer consideration of the small business lending regulatory proposals in this Bill and confirmation of Treasury’s advice that the Government will not be seeking passage of Schedule 2 of the Bill in the life of the current Parliament. The ABA, however, raises concerns with other aspects of the Bill. The ABA’s principal submission is that the remainder of the Bill’s provisions, except for a modified and more targeted drafting approach for the anti-avoidance provisions, should not be taken forward.
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Joint Submission – Australian Bankers’ Association, Australian Financial Markets Association and Financial Services Council on Over-the-Counter Derivative Reforms - Australian Interest Withholding Ta
20 Feb 2013
The Australian Bankers Association (ABA), the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) and the Financial Services Council (FSC) welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to Treasury regarding their joint concerns on the potential imposition on Australian interest withholding tax on payments made under centrally cleared OTC derivatives.
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ABA submission to ASIC on Future of Financial Advice: Conflicted remuneration
12 Nov 2012
The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) provided comments on the Consultation Paper 189: Financial Advice Reforms: Conflicted remuneration (CP189).
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ABA submission to Reserve Bank of Australia re Consultation Paper – New Financial Stability Standards
25 Oct 2012
The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) provided comments to the Reserve Bank of Australia on the proposed new Financial Stability Standards (FSSs) for central counterparties (CCPs) and securities settlement facilities (SSFs).

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