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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its Quarterly General Insurance Performance Statistics and Quarterly General Insurance Institution Level Statistics publications for the June 2019 quarter.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a strengthened prudential standard aimed at mitigating contagion risk within banking groups.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its quarterly private health insurance publications for the June 2019 quarter.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will apply an additional $250 million capital requirement to Allianz Australia Limited (Allianz) to reflect the issues identified in the insurer’s risk governance self-assessment.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has served infringement notices on Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) and two of its subsidiaries for failing to meet their legal obligations to report data to APRA.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) provides the following update on its implementation of the recommendations directed at APRA by the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. 

As stated in APRA’s 11 February announcement, there were 10 recommendations requiring APRA’s attention. Of the 10, APRA indicated that nine would be completed by the end of 2020; of those, four would be completed in 2019.  

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA’s) 2019 Stakeholder Survey has found APRA’s regulatory and supervisory approaches are having a positive impact on risk management and culture in the banking, insurance and superannuation industries.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced the recipients of the 2019 Brian Gray Scholarships.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has required several banks to tighten the intra-group funding arrangements for their Australian operations.  

Following a review of funding agreements across the authorised deposit-taking (ADI) industry, APRA has notified Macquarie Bank Limited, Rabobank Australia Limited and HSBC Bank Australia Limited that the reporting of their intra-group funding as stable has been in breach of the prudential liquidity standard[1]. 

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a draft prudential standard aimed at clarifying and strengthening remuneration requirements in APRA-regulated entities.

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