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Contingent Liquidity: Proposed Guidance

20 August 2021

The ABA supports maintaining an excess reserve of eligible assets for contingent funding to ensure stability during periods of stress. However, we have concerns regarding the revised requirements as currently proposed by APRA.
In particular:
1. It is well-above international standards
2. It is proposed to include offshore operations
3. It is to apply at all times
4. An implementation pathway has not been proposed

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