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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released a response paper and 11 final prudential standards for the superannuation industry.

The release of this package is the culmination of a two-stage consultation process that commenced in September 2011 and was followed by the release of draft prudential standards for superannuation in April 2012. The paper released today outlines APRA’s response to the main issues raised by industry during the consultation process.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released for consultation a draft prudential practice guide on managing data risk for all APRA-regulated institutions.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released for consultation a discussion paper and 10 draft prudential practice guides (PPGs) for the superannuation industry.

This year APRA has consulted extensively with industry and other stakeholders during the development of its prudential standards for superannuation and the MySuper authorisation process. The material released today responds to a number of guidance-related matters that were raised in submissions during this consultation.

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released performance data for individual superannuation funds, covering the nine-year period from 2004 to 2012.

The performance data are for APRA-regulated funds — with the exception of small APRA funds, single-member approved deposit funds and pooled superannuation trusts — and are provided in the following two publications:

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its December 2012 Quarterly Superannuation Performance publication.

Total estimated assets, which include the assets of self-managed superannuation funds and the balance of life office statutory funds, rose by $192.2 billion (14.6 per cent) to $1.51 trillion over the 12 months to 31 December 2012, taking into account an increase of $47.1 billion (3.2 per cent) in total assets over the December quarter.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a response paper and a package of 35 final reporting standards, reporting forms and instructions for APRA-regulated superannuation funds.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released for consultation eight draft prudential practice guides (PPGs) for the superannuation industry and updates to two cross-industry PPGs

These PPGs include practical guidance on matters that a registrable superannuation entity (RSE) licensee may consider to assist it in meeting the requirements in APRA’s prudential standards.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its March 2013 Quarterly Superannuation Performance publication.

Over the 12 months to 31 March 2013, total estimated superannuation assets, which include the assets of self-managed superannuation funds and the balance of life office statutory funds, rose by $187.8 billion (13.5 per cent) to $1.58 trillion. This included an increase of $68.4 billion (4.5 per cent) in total assets over the March 2013 quarter.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a letter to industry and final versions of 32 reporting standards, reporting forms and instructions for APRA-regulated superannuation funds.

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