20 May 2016
The ABA provided APRA with its comments on the Discussion Paper: Margining and risk mitigation for non-centrally cleared derivatives. While generally supporting the comprehensive submissions by the Australian Financial Markets Association and International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the ABA and members have some specific comments on CPS 226 which are of particular importance to members.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.