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APRA releases new frequently asked questions on liquidity

Thursday 9 December 2021

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a new set of frequently asked question (FAQs) on Prudential Standard APS 210 Liquidity (APS 210) and Reporting Standard ARS 210.0 Liquidity (ARS 210.0).

The new FAQs and updates to the existing FAQs published today clarify the liquidity treatment of certain types of deposits, specifically, the treatment of intermediated deposits, personal investment entity deposits and deposits from government or governmental entities under APS 210 and ARS 210.0.

The updated FAQs are available on the APRA website at: Liquidity - frequently asked questions.

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $7.9 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.