6 December 2021
The ABA strongly recommends the Bill be amended to apply the OP Code more clearly and narrowly to the digital platforms on which the Inquiry focussed and the banking sector be expressly excluded from the definition of OP Organisations. The annexure provides detail in support of the recommendation. Additionally, in part two of the annexure we make suggestions in relation to the OP Code development, the OP Code scope and drafting matters relating to the Bill.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.