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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 improving the credit card market
23 Aug 2017
The ABA provided comments to Treasury on its consultation paper, Credit Cards: Improving consumer outcomes and enhancing competition.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on new APRA powers to address financial stability risks
16 Aug 2017
The ABA provided comments on Treasury’s consultation on non-ADI lender rules.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on removing restrictions on the use of the term ‘bank’
14 Aug 2017
The ABA provided comments on Treasury’s consultation on reducing barriers to new entrants to the banking sector.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association’s submission on banking executive accountability
4 Aug 2017
The ABA provided Treasury with comments on its consultation paper on the Banking Executive Accountability Regime.
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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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