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Good isn't good enough for the super system: Byres

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
At the FINSIA 'The Regulators' event, APRA chair Wayne Byres has detailed the regulator's foremost superannuation priorities. Australia's superannuation system is the envy of the world, but Byres said it could be better. Having initially praised the ...

APRA champions flexible financial technology regulation

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 APR 2022
APRA chair Wayne Byres has espoused the importance of getting the Australian regulatory balance right with a clear plan, flexible approach and coordinated response. In a speech to the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Byres said that global ...

APRA finalises new bank capital framework

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021
... confirmed that it would impose higher capital requirements on mortgage lending deemed to be higher risk. APRA chair Wayne Byres said an unquestionably strong banking industry is central to the stability of the financial system. "Capital is the cornerstone ...

Guidance on financial risks of climate change released

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 NOV 2021
... and complimentary to APRA's existing risk management and governance requirements," the regulator said. APRA chair Wayne Byres said recent developments, including the government's commitment to net zero emissions by 2050, underscore the trajectory the ...

APRA intensifies scrutiny of underperformers

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... prudential regulator is cracking down further on the superannuation funds that failed the performance test, chair Wayne Byres warned this morning. Last week, APRA named 13 super funds that failed its inaugural performance test. The House of Representatives ...

Pain ahead for super trustees on unlisted valuations

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
... In August 2020, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics public hearing questioned APRA's Wayne Byres and Helen Rowell on what the regulator was doing to monitor the revaluations. Now, the regulator is set to publish a review ...

APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... Paris Agreement, APRA has been raising awareness of climate-related risks to the financial sector," says APRA chair Wayne Byres. "Given the unique and long-term nature of the risks, however, processes to measure, monitor and manage climate-related financial ...

Super funds to answer to new APRA enforcer

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... take over primary responsibility for overseeing the general, life and private health insurance sector. APRA chair Wayne Byres welcomed Cole to the regulator and said he is looking forward to working with her to safeguard the wellbeing of the Australian ...

APRA commends super funds on tough year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
... bushfires at the start of the year, and the super industry reacting to the government's early release scheme. APRA chair Wayne Byres said impact on households and businesses across the country was profound and dramatic. "APRA-regulated financial institutions ...

Your Future, Your Super on APRA to-do list

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2021
... risk and complete the ongoing review of the capital framework for authorised deposit-taking institutions. APRA chair Wayne Byres said while the industry demonstrated its resilience in 2020 on the back of substantial public sector support, it was important ...
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