Submissions 2016

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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on improving customer outcomes with credit cards
1 Jul 2016
The ABA responded to the Federal Government's Consultation Paper Credit Cards: Improving consumer outcomes and enhancing competition.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD Reducing variation in credit risk-weighed assets etc
24 Jun 2016
The ABA lodged its submission with the BCBS on the Consultative Document Reducing variation in credit risk-weighted assets - constraints on the use of internal model approaches. The ABA supports a simple and comparable capital framework that retains appropriate risk sensitivity.
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The small business sector in Australia
17 Jun 2016
This infographic provides a snapshot of how much banks lend to small businesses.
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Fees for banking services 2016
16 Jun 2016
This report analyses how much households and businesses are paying in bank fees, taking into account the increasing transaction volumes.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD Pillar 3 disclosure requirements etc.
10 Jun 2016
The ABA provided the BCBS with comments on the Consultative Document: Pillar 3 disclosure requirements - consolidated and enhanced framework. The ABA is supportive of the proposed enhancements and the consolidation of all existing and prospective BCBS disclosure requirements into the Pillar 3 framework.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the GST treatment of digital currency
6 Jun 2016
The ABA lodged a submission with Treasury on the GST treatment of digital currency. The submission addresses three key aspects of the discussion paper: 1) The desired policy outcome, 2) Identifying and characterising digital currencies, and 3) The alternative approaches to the GST treatment of digital currencies.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD: Standardised Measurement Approach for operational risk
3 Jun 2016
The ABA responded to the BCBS CD: Standardised Measurement Approach for operational risk and in responding to the specific questions raised, also provided the Committee with additional feedback for consideration.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission to AUSTRAC Industry Contribution 2016-17: Stakeholder Consultation Paper
3 Jun 2016
The ABA provided comments to AUSTRAC on the Industry Contribution for 2016-17 and suggested they be read in conjunction with the submissions provided on 23 July 2014, 24 October 2014, 17 December 2014, and 26 August 2015.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on APRA’s DP: Basel III liquidity - the net stable funding ratio and the liquid assets requirement for foreign ADIS
31 May 2016
The ABA welcomes APRA's efforts to tailor the BCBS liquidity framework rules for the Australian financial system.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on margining and risk mitigation for non-centrally cleared derivatives
20 May 2016
The ABA provided APRA with its comments on the Discussion Paper: Margining and risk mitigation for non-centrally cleared derivatives. While generally supporting the comprehensive submissions by the Australian Financial Markets Association and International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the ABA and members have some specific comments on CPS 226 which are of particular importance to members.

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