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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released details on the future role and use of enforcement activities in achieving its prudential objectives.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has welcomed the passage of legislation granting it stronger powers to take action against the trustees of underperforming superannuation funds.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has begun a consultation on draft rules that give clarity to owners of new entrant financial sector companies on whether they are likely to be approved under the Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998 (FSSA).

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has selected an international consortium to deliver the new Data Collection Solution that will be used across the financial sector to meet data reporting requirements.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have released a series of publications and an online tool allowing policyholders – for the first time – to compare life insurers’ performance in handling claims and disputes.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has proposed updating its prudential standard on credit risk management requirements for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).

APRA is seeking feedback on the proposed cross-industry Prudential Practice Guide 234 Information Security (CPG 234), which will replace the existing CPG 234 Management of Security Risk in Information and Information Technology.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the Quarterly Authorised Deposit taking Institution (ADI) Performance publication for the December 2018 quarter.

The publication contains information on ADIs’ commercial property exposures, residential property exposures and new housing loan approvals. Detailed statistics on residential property exposures and new housing loan approvals are included for ADIs with greater than $1 billion in housing loans.

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs[1]) for December 2018 were:

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will increase its scrutiny of how banks, insurers and superannuation trustees are managing the financial risks of climate change to their businesses.

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