Resources

Date Resource Type
01 Jan 2020 Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association

SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. 

External Resource
01 Jan 2020 Basel Committee

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is the primary global standard setter for the prudential regulation of banks and provides a forum for regular cooperation on banking supervisory matters. 

External Resource
24 Feb 2020 Submission to the Treasurer of Victoria on securitisation of equipment finance receivables

Submission to the Treasurer of Victoria (State Revenue Office) on the impact of the State Taxation Acts Amendment Act 2019 on securitisation of equipment finance receivables

Submission
24 Feb 2020 Submission to the Treasurer of WA on securitisation of equipment finance receivables

Submission to the Treasurer of Western Australia on the impact of the State Revenue Laws Amendment Act 2019 on securitisation of equipment finance receivables

Submission
27 Feb 2020 Submission to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand on the NZClear clearing and settlements system

Submission from the ASF's New Zealand Market Subcommittee to the RBNZ highlighting some areas of concern with the new NZClear clearing & settlements system.

Submission
03 Mar 2020 ASF Submission to ARNECC on proposed new VOI rules

ASF submission to the Australian Registrars National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC)’s consultation on its proposed new Verification of Identity (VOI) rules for mortgagees.
 

Submission
10 Mar 2020 ASF Submission to ASIC on product design & distribution obligations under the Corps Act

ASF submission to ASIC outlining the potential impact of matters contemplated in the DDO provisions, and the ASF’s recommendations to address the issues raised by this consultation.

Submission
01 Apr 2020 ASF NZ market subcommittee letter to the RBNZ regarding non-banks & COVID-19

A letter to the RBNZ highlighting some of the issues the New Zealand non-bank sector is facing as a direct result of COVID-19 and the resultant mandatory lockdown.

Submission
23 Apr 2020 ASF NZ market subcommittee letter to NZ Ministry of Business regarding non-banks & COVID 19

A letter to the NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment requesting COVID-19 relief from the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 for non-bank lenders.

Submission
07 May 2020 Covered Bonds: A global perspective

A European Covered Bond Council publication looking at the current state of play in the global covered bond market regulatory environment and impact of Basel III reforms.

External Resource
04 Jun 2020 Benchmark reform and transition from LIBOR

Central repository for information from ISDA relating to financial benchmark reform.

External Resource
15 Jun 2020 Submission on Amendments to Overseas Investment Act and Regulations (NZ)

A submission by the ASF's New Zealand Market subcommittee to New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Office supporting the proposed changes and advocating that the changes will remove unintended costs and time delays for lenders and ensure an efficient flow of funds to borrowers without affecting the purpose of the OIO Act.
 

Submission
19 Jun 2020 ASIC's revised timetable of ongoing work (June 2020)

ASIC's revised timetable of ongoing work including information on proposed timing of consultations and release of regulatory guidance.

External Resource
22 Jun 2020 SFSF investments summary

The SFSF’s investments in primary and secondary public term transactions, and commitments under private warehouse transactions, can be found in this spreadsheet.

External Resource
30 Jun 2020 IBOR Fallbacks factsheet

ISDA, Bloomberg and Linklaters have published a new IBOR Fallbacks factsheet that provides an overview of the calculation methodology and implementation of fallbacks for derivatives referenced to interbank offered rates (IBORs). The paper also sets out details of how to access the fallback rates when they are published by Bloomberg.

External Resource
08 Jul 2020 APRA updates regulatory approach to loans subject to repayment deferral

APRA has announced an extension of its temporary capital treatment for bank loans with repayment deferrals

External Resource
08 Jul 2020 APRA FAQs on on securitisation requirements in response to COVID-19

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published a FAQ providing guidance under Prudential Standard APS 120 Securitisation to authorised deposit-taking institutions in repurchasing loans from securitisations in response to COVID-19 repayment deferrals.

External Resource
15 Jul 2020 Submission to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand on NZClear 2.0 factored securities functionality

Submission for the ASF New Zealand market sub-committee to the RBNZ outlining key functionality sought by the industry in NZClear.

Submission
13 Aug 2020 Rating agency commentary on the AOFM's fSPV

Commentary from Fitch, S&P Global and Moody's on the impact of the AOFM's forbearance SPV on rated rusts that access the facility...

Research Article
13 Aug 2020 Key features of the AOFM's forbearance SPV

The ASF's high-level summary of the SFSF forbearance SPV...

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