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
The ABA supports the introduction of mandatory climate-related financial disclosures aligned with the ISSB, and we feel that the proposed model generally strikes an appropriate balance. The submission makes key points across six areas: phased approach, reporting content, reporting location, assurance, continuous disclosure and the modified liability approach.
The ABA’s submission to the ACCC’s Retail Deposits Inquiry 2023. Australian banks continue to provide a competitive, dynamic, and innovative marketplace for deposits. Banks are also cognisant of the variety of uses for deposit accounts and strive to provide products and services that meet the needs of customers.