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Increased APRA levies provide regulator with more power
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... institutions and their executives will be introduced by the Federal Government. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has been allocated $28.6 million over the next four years to initiate new regulatory activities aimed at supporting ...
Let me down gently
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 APR 2017
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) must be breathing a sigh of relief at the latest housing finance figures indicating a slowdown in the country's property market. The bubbling Australian property ...
RBA dilemma
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 APR 2017
... financial stability and by extension, the overall economy. The RBA certainly welcomes the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's (APRA) recently-announced additional macro-prudential restrictions on residential mortgage lending. This, along with ...
Insurers face significant asset risk charges from downgrade
KERRIE SYDEE  |  TUESDAY, 30 AUG 2016
... follow the Life and General Insurance Capital (LAGIC) Standards introduced by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) in 2013. "The credit stress portion of LAGIC's overall asset risk charge (ARC) is rating-based so any downgrade of the ...
Life revenue drops, profit increases
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 AUG 2016
... revenue. Releasing its quarterly life insurance performance statistics yesterday, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) said in the past 12 months life insurers posted total revenue of $28 billion, mainly comprised of net policy revenue ...
Brexit won't impact Australia greatly: Treasurer
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUL 2016
... earlier this month reflecting the combined views of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and Treasury. Treasurer Scott Morrison said the report showed Brexit's ...
SuperGuard360 gives SMSF trustees greater protection
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUL 2016
... problem, as SMSF members are also trustees of their funds they are not regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). This means they do not have the same protection and assistance as other super funds if things go wrong. This was ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2016
... ability of firms to draw on their own liquidity buffers." "The FPC supported the position of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to allow insurance companies to use the flexibility in Solvency II regulations to recalculate transitional measures. ...
APRA outlines plans to refocus Appointed Actuary role
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2016
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has proposed improvements for the Appointed Actuary role within insurance companies. The Appointed Actuary is a mandatory position insurers must have to provide independent, expert advice to boards ...
QSuper calms super raid fears
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUN 2016
... government will manage the Defined Benefit Scheme to minimise over-funding and based on the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) funding standards that apply to similar corporate schemes. The State Actuary has advised that a repatriation ...
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