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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 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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AFR Banking & Wealth Summit
1 Apr 2017
Speech by Anna Bligh, Chief Executive of the Australian Bankers' Association at the AFR Banking & Wealth Summit.
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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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Bank fees
29 Jan 2017
Find out the most common bank fees that apply to transaction accounts, credit products and home loans.
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A guide to resolving complaints
29 Jan 2017
Not sure what to do if you have a problem or complaint with your bank? See this step-by-step guide.
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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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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions.
16 Jan 2017
The ABA provided the BCBS with comments on two documents: Consultative document: The Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions - interim approach and transitional arrangements, and Discussion paper: Regulatory treatment of accounting provisions.

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