Submissions 2016

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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on BEPS Action 4
6 Sep 2016
The ABA provided the OECD with comments on the Public Discussion Draft: BEPS Action 4: Approaches to Address BEPS Involving Interest in the Banking and Insurance Sectors.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on Data Availability and Use
29 Jul 2016
The ABA provided comments to the Productivity Commission's Issues Paper on Data Availability and Use. The Issues Paper outlined that a significant public benefit could arise if data collected and stored by government, public bodies and private sector institutions were made more accessible to individuals, third parties and to the general public. The ABA agrees.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on CP260: Further measures to facilitate innovation in financial services
22 Jul 2016
The ABA provided comments to ASIC on Consultation Paper 260: Further measures to facilitate innovation in financial services.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS Consultative Document: Guidelines: Prudential treatment of problem assets
15 Jul 2016
The ABA lodged a submission with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on the prudential treatment of problem assets - definitions of non-performing exposures and forbearance.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on improving customer outcomes with credit cards
1 Jul 2016
The ABA responded to the Federal Government's Consultation Paper Credit Cards: Improving consumer outcomes and enhancing competition.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD Reducing variation in credit risk-weighed assets etc
24 Jun 2016
The ABA lodged its submission with the BCBS on the Consultative Document Reducing variation in credit risk-weighted assets - constraints on the use of internal model approaches. The ABA supports a simple and comparable capital framework that retains appropriate risk sensitivity.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD Pillar 3 disclosure requirements etc.
10 Jun 2016
The ABA provided the BCBS with comments on the Consultative Document: Pillar 3 disclosure requirements - consolidated and enhanced framework. The ABA is supportive of the proposed enhancements and the consolidation of all existing and prospective BCBS disclosure requirements into the Pillar 3 framework.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the GST treatment of digital currency
6 Jun 2016
The ABA lodged a submission with Treasury on the GST treatment of digital currency. The submission addresses three key aspects of the discussion paper: 1) The desired policy outcome, 2) Identifying and characterising digital currencies, and 3) The alternative approaches to the GST treatment of digital currencies.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission on the BCBS CD: Standardised Measurement Approach for operational risk
3 Jun 2016
The ABA responded to the BCBS CD: Standardised Measurement Approach for operational risk and in responding to the specific questions raised, also provided the Committee with additional feedback for consideration.
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The Australian Bankers’ Association submission to AUSTRAC Industry Contribution 2016-17: Stakeholder Consultation Paper
3 Jun 2016
The ABA provided comments to AUSTRAC on the Industry Contribution for 2016-17 and suggested they be read in conjunction with the submissions provided on 23 July 2014, 24 October 2014, 17 December 2014, and 26 August 2015.

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