4 August 2017
The ABA welcomes reforms that strengthen accountability and competition in the banking system. We support enhanced responsibility and accountability of ADIs executives and the BEAR’s stated policy intent to “provide greater clarity in relation to responsibilities and impose heightened expectations of behaviour in line with community expectations.”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.