Submissions 2017

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Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Crisis Resolution Powers Legislation
18 Dec 2017
The ABA has commented on the Inquiry into the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
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Mortgage broking industry takes lead on good customer outcomes
11 Dec 2017
An overview of the landmark reform package that will improve consumer outcomes and confidence in mortgage broking, prepared by the Combined Industry Forum.
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The Combined Industry Forum’s response to ASIC Report 516: Review of mortgage broker remuneration
11 Dec 2017
This paper responds to the proposals outlined in ASIC's 2016 Review of Mortgage Broker Remuneration and takes into account the third party recommendations of the Australian Bankers’ Association 2016/2017 Retail Banking Remuneration Review (Sedgwick Review).
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Australian Bankers’ Association submission on authorising new entrants to the banking industry
4 Dec 2017
The ABA has commented on APRA’s Discussion Paper, Licensing: A phased approach to authorising new entrants to the banking industry.
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Government / Regulator Inquiries into banking — 2008 to Nov 2017
1 Dec 2017
Since the GFC banks have appeared before, or taken part in 51 substantive inquiries, investigations, and reviews, 12 of which are ongoing.
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Electronic Conveyancing — significant commercial refinance transactions
28 Nov 2017
This is the standard letter for use covering exceptions/waivers for mandated refinancing transactions for Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia.
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Appointing property valuers when lending to small businesses and primary producers
24 Nov 2017
This industry guideline explains bank property valuation practices and outlines the minimum standards customers can expect of banks when they appoint an external valuer to assess the market value of a commercial or agricultural property for loan security purposes.
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Appointing investigating accountants and insolvency practitioners to small businesses and primary producers
24 Nov 2017
This industry guideline outlines the minimum standards expected of banks when working with small businesses, commercial or agricultural businesses in cases of financial difficulty.
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Australian Bankers’ Association submission on banking executive accountability
3 Nov 2017
Australian Bankers’ Association lodged a submission to the Senate inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (Banking Executive Accountability and Related Measures) Bill 2017 and accompanying Explanatory Memorandum.
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Australian Bankers’ Association submission on counterparty credit risk for ADIs
13 Oct 2017
The ABA lodged a submission to APRA's discussion paper on counterparty credit risk for ADIs.

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Landmark reform package
11 Dec 2017
Read the full landmark reform package that will improve consumer outcomes and confidence in mortgage broking, prepared by the Combined Industry Forum.
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