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The Australian Bankers' Association provides submissions to Governments, regulators and other organisations about issues affecting the banking and financial services industry.

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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on APRA’s revisions to large exposures
7 Jul 2017
The ABA provided comments on APRA’s consultation paper Revisions to Large Exposures.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on AUSTRAC’s Industry Contribution 2017-18
23 Jun 2017
The ABA provided AUSTRAC with comments on its consultation paper - Industry Contribution 2017-18.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms
19 Jun 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on the reforms for cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. The ABA is a strong supporter of the recommendations arising from the 2015 Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms. Of particular interest to the ABA are recommendations 16 (Capital Raising) and 17 (Amendments to the Corporations Act).
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Major Bank Levy Bill 2017
15 Jun 2017
The ABA lodged its submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee inquiry on the major bank levy.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the Proposed AML/CTF Rules amendments
23 May 2017
The ABA provided AUSTRAC with comments regarding the proposed AML/CTF Rules amendments resulting from the Review of the AML/CTF Act.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Increasing transparency of the beneficial ownership of companies.
20 Mar 2017
The ABA lodged a submission with Treasury on Increasing transparency of the beneficial ownership of companies.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Enhancing Australia’s AML/CTF regime.
15 Feb 2017
The ABA provided the Attorney-General's Department with comments on Enhancing Australia's AML/CTF regime: Phase 1 amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.
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The Australian Bankers Association submission on Residential mortgage lending reporting requirements for ADIs
10 Feb 2017
The ABA provided comments to APRA regarding residential mortgage lending reporting requirements for authorised deposit-taking institutions.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on external dispute resolution
1 Feb 2017
The ABA has responded to the interim report by Professor Ian Ramsay from his review into the external dispute resolution system and complaints framework.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Options for regulating lawyers, conveyancers etc.
27 Jan 2017
The ABA provided the AGD with comments on the industry consultation: Options for regulating lawyers, conveyancers, accountants, high-value dealers, real estate agents and trust and company service providers.

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