1 November 2017
As noted in our 4 August 2017 submission in relation to Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) Consultation Paper (Consultation Paper), and again in our 29 September 2017 submission on the Exposure Draft Bill; the ABA welcomes those reforms that strengthen accountability and competition in the banking industry.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.