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APRA Insight - Issue 1 2018

Articles that discuss policy initiatives and key developments across the APRA-regulated industries.

Combating cyber risk

APRA releases a new prudential standard on information security management in response to the growing threat of cyber-crime to financial institutions.


Poor operational due diligence not worth the risk

A look at better practice due diligence in relation to the operational environment of investment managers in superannuation.


Promoting greater resilience in private health insurers

Phase Two of APRA’s roadmap for updating the prudential framework of private health insurers focuses on governance practices.


The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, mutuals, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding around $9 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.