18 August 2021
In the ABA’s view, the guidance detailed throughout RG38 provides clarity over the forms of communication subject to the prohibition, the nature and scope of a consumer’s consent. However, the guide does not adequately consider the types of interactions between customers and frontline staff. These interactions vary greatly and, in many cases, involve a frontline staff member needing to gain an understanding of a customer’s needs to educate them on the scope of products.Download PDF
To assist consistency of implementation across the industry, the Australian Banking Association has developed industry position on a range of aspects regarding the implementation of APRA’s revised capital framework.
Australian banks are using new technologies to increase efficiency and to provide new and more responsive services to customers. We propose the government focus on: simplifying or rationalising existing legislation that impact on the use of AI and ADM, in preference to new specific AI regulations; any regulatory intervention including setting best practice guidance should build on existing best practices and harmonise with sector specific regulation; and review and amend legislation to be neutral as to whether a human or technology is used to make decisions or conduct a process.