24 January 2020
The applications seek new PIDs to permit ANZ – along with other authorised-deposit taking institutionswithin the meaning of the Banking Act 1959 (ADIs); and the RBA to disclose the personal information ofa beneficiary of an IMT to an overseas financial institution when processing an IMT, without breachingthe Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). The ABA strongly supports these two applications and urges the OAIC to issue new PIDs which would replace existing PIDs concerning IMTs that are due to sunset on 25 February 2020Download PDF
The ABA is supportive of modernising prudential guidance in line with contemporary credit risk management practices. However, it is important to ensure that any new guidance sits comfortably within a predictable and transparent regulatory framework for ADIs
The ABA asks APRA to consider the ARS 115 consistency with the accounting standard and consistency with current data consultation outcomes.
The ABA strongly supports the Government’s initiative to help small businesses grow by coinvesting with banks to establish this Australian Business Growth Fund. The Fund is designed to provide equity finance to qualifying businesses across a range of industries and locations.