Submissions 2013

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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.
Response to News Limited newspapers to “Banking on Big Four picking your pockets” by Jessica Irvine, February 27, 2013
27 Feb 2013
The same column was published in “The Herald Sun”, “The Courier Mail”, “The Hobart Mercury” and “The Daily Telegraph.” The ABA sent this letter all those newspapers and it was published in ‘The Daily Telegraph” on 28/2/13
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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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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Amendments to the Taxation of Financial Arrangements Stages 3 and 4
15 Feb 2013
The ABA provided comments to Treasury on amendments to TOFA Stages 3 and 4
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Response to The Sydney Morning Herald - “Banks come back for more” by Michael West Business News 9 February 2013
13 Feb 2013
Response to The Sydney Morning Herald - “Banks come back for more” by Michael West Business News 9 February 2013
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The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) provided comment to The Treasury on the Inter-Governmental Agreement to implement FATCA
8 Feb 2013
The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) provided comment to The Treasury on the Inter-Governmental Agreement to implement FATCA
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Australian Bankers’ Association Covering letter and submission to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority on Liquidity reporting requirements for authorised deposit-taking institutions – Novem
8 Feb 2013
Australian Bankers’ Association Covering letter and submission to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority on Liquidity reporting requirements for authorised deposit-taking institutions – November 2012
The Sydney Morning Herald: “Banks laughing all the way to the…bank by Michael West page 6, Business News 29 January 2013
29 Jan 2013
The Sydney Morning Herald: “Banks laughing all the way to the...bank by Michael West page 6, Business News 29/1/13

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