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Australian banks may struggle to meet data gathering component in APRA's new reporting standards
Date: Nov 21, 2012Although APRA’s liquidity reporting guidelines are still conceptual, Australian banks are bound to be tied to more stringent reporting compliance compared to most countries.
Author: Esther Tan
Categories: Australia, Basel III, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: APRA, ADI, LCR, NSFR, MLH, John Laker, RBA, Liquidity Risk
MAS' position on technology risk management may be a windfall for technology providers
Date: Jul 16, 2012Is the regulator striking the right balance between the needs of the financial services industry versus technology providers?
Author: Carol Wheatcroft
Categories: Operational Risk & Security, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: MAS, APRA, Technology Risk Management, RTO
Covered bonds growth outlook for banks in the Asia Pacific region remains bleak
Date: Jan 06, 2012Lacking the financial maturity or need for developed markets in the Asia Pacific region, covered bonds are not likely to see significant growth in the near future.
Author: Doron Foo
Categories: Australia, Databook, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
Keywords: Covered Bonds, CAR, Liquidity, APRA, Westpac, ANZ, CBA, NAB, Special Purpose Vehicle, Financial Infrastructure
Cash management in Australia and Asia
Date: Jul 22, 2011In a video interview, Tony Sacre, General Manager, Global Transaction Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, talks about CBA’s cash management portal and the impact of Basel III on trade finance operations.
Categories: Basel III, Risk and Regulation, Transaction Banking
Keywords: CBA, Tony Sacre, APRA, Trade Relationships, Regulatory Requirement
APRA assesses offshore cloud services operational risks
Date: Feb 22, 2011David Pegrem, the head of IT risk at the Australian Prudential and Regulatory Authority, takes a harder stance on cloud computing than Australian bankers are used to.
Author: Arush Chopra
Categories: Channels, Operational Risk & Security, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: APRA, Australia, Cloud Computing, David Pegrem