1 February 2022
The ABA requests confirmation from ASIC that a temporary financial hardship arrangement agreed under the Credit Reporting Code does not require a credit provider to send a ‘rejection notice’ under section 72(4)(b) of the National Credit Code. Once ASIC provides this confirmation, we consider that there is no real need for the continuation of the simple arrangement exemption in its current form.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.