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.
Securitisation transactions have historically been structured in a manner so as not to attract ad valorem stamp duty in any Australian State or Territory.
Disclosure and liability requirements under the Corporations Act for the Australian retail corporate bond market could be streamlined, if proposals in a new discussion paper are adopted.
On 20 October 2011, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) announced, in a letter to all Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs), that Prudential Standard APS 120 Securitisation had been amended to remove the prohibition on the issuance of covered bonds by ADIs.
The Australian Government's promise to allow covered bonds in Australia is one step closer to fulfilment with the introduction into Parliament of the Banking Amendment (Covered Bonds) Bill 2011.
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 Supreme Court decision lays to rest some of the uncertainty surrounding the effectiveness under English law of flip clauses used in structured finance and securitisation transactions since the original case was heard in the UK courts in 2009.