The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released further guidance on how it will treat authorised deposit-taking institutions'
On 6 May 2013 the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released a second consultation package outlining updates to its proposals to
On Friday 8 June 2012, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority released a letter to Australian Deposit-Taking Institutions proposing two amendments to the current draft of APS 111.
On Friday 30 March 2012, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released for public consultation a set of 5 draft prudential standards to give effect to the Basel III capital reforms in Australia.
Today the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released a discussion paper outlining its proposed implementation of the Basel III capital reforms (as set out in Basel Committee's December 2010 paper Basel III: A global regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking systems).
The Basel Committee's overseeing body, the Group of Governors and Head of Supervision, has agreed on measures requiring globally systemically important banks (G-SIBs) to hold additional capital.
APRA has now released interim arrangements that set out modified eligibility requirements for Additional Tier 1 Capital instruments under Basel III, following its earlier clarification on APS 111 - Capital Adequacy.
Under Basel III the total capital a bank is required to hold is 8.0 of its risk-weighted assets.
On Thursday, 13 January 2011, the Basel Committee announced guidelines that impose tough new requirements on hybrid securities if banks wish to count these towards their regulatory capital.
Today the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announced measures to assist larger ADIs to meet the global liquidity standards under Basel III which are intended to come into force in 2015.