18 October 2018
ABA members support the intent of the design and distribution obligations (DDO) to assist “consumers select appropriate financial products by requiring issuers and distributors to appropriately market and distribute financial products.”Download PDF
The ABA welcomes further clarity on the capital treatment for guarantees under the Scheme. A clear understanding of the capital treatment is critical for an ADI’s mortgage product development and consequential approval under the scheme.
The ABA welcomes any assistance to help first homebuyers to own their own home and supports the Government’s commitment to deliver the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. Further, the ABA welcomes APRA’s letter to industry clarifying the capital treatment of the guarantee.
The ABA fully supports the removal of the exemption for funeral expenses policies from the defintion of financial products.