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Date Title & Summary Topic Area Sent to
23-Dec-2016

Diverted Profits Tax Exposure Draft

Submission detailing potential impacts of the DPT on financial markets participants and the proposal to include the DPT in Part IVA.

Taxation Treasury
19-Dec-2016

Proposed Industry Funding Model for ASIC – Submission to the Second Consultation

Submission to Treasury consultation following on from previous submissions that continues to press for appropriate accountability and transparency arrangements. The submission also details problems with the proposed levy arrangements for investment banks, entities that trade in OTC financial products, and message based charges for futures and derivatives transactions.

Regulation Treasury
09-Dec-2016

Regulator Performance Framework

Response to ASIC request for feedback.

Regulation ASIC
09-Dec-2016

Privacy implications re collection of KYC information from sources other than the customer

Comments on the draft Privacy Guidance for collecting KYC information, in particular that the guidance will impose significant restrictions on the ability of reporting entities to use the optional procedure to collect information.

Regulation AUSTRAC
05-Dec-2016

ASIC Consultation Paper 268 – Licensing relief for foreign financial service providers with a limited connection to Australia

Submission arguing that CO 03/824 relief should not be repealed as it continues to serve an important regulatory purpose, and the Corporations Regulations are not a complete substitute for the relief provided by the class order. The scope and purpose of the class order should be clarified as needed to achieve ASIC’s regulatory aims.

Regulation ASIC
02-Dec-2016

CPS 226 Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

Submission on a number of definitional and technical issues in CPS 226.

Regulation APRA
11-Nov-2016

Replacement of CHESS for equity post-trade services

Submission to the ASX consultation paper on business requirements for the replacement of CHESS

Other ASX
11-Nov-2016

AML/CTF Act review

Submission in relation to the draft project plan for implementation of the recommendations of the statutory review of the AML/CTF regime

Regulation Attorney General's Department
31-Oct-2016

National Guarantee Fund reform proposal

Submission on options for reform of the NGF including the heads of claim.

Other SEGC
28-Oct-2016

Draft Prudential Standard 210 and Prudential Practice Guide APG 210 – Liquidity

Submission in relation to the treatment of open reverse repo transactions in the Net Stable Funding Ratio, offshore back offices, and the liquid asset requirements for foreign ADIs.

Regulation APRA
28-Oct-2016

Banks international exposures reporting

Submission to the APRA discussion paper noting the system upgrades and cost, the difficulty of meeting the implementation date, and the need to co-ordinate with other changes requiring additional reporting.

Regulation APRA
10-Oct-2016

Review of the financial system external dispute resolution framework

Lapochka submission seeking alignment of the EDR framework with the Corporations Act provisions re the treatment of wholesale clients.

Regulation Treasury
10-Oct-2016

RBA RITS Regulation rewrite

Submission in relation to the requirement to notify about change of jurisdiction of incorporation, RBA failure to notify certain matters, and definitional issues.

Regulation RBA
30-Sep-2016

Framework for concerted practices guidelines

Lapochka submission on areas that would benefit from additional ACCC guidance.

Regulation ACCC
30-Sep-2016

Significant Global Entities Lodging General Purpose Financial Statements ATO Discussion Paper

Submission focusing on the issues arising for Lapochka members that are headquartered outside of Australia, particularly those that operate in Australia through a permanent establishment as opposed to a separately Australian incorporated entity.

Taxation ATO
29-Sep-2016

ASX interest rate derivatives clearing

Lapochka submission to ASX consultation paper on interest rate derivatives clearing

Regulation ASX
23-Sep-2016

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016

Submission supporting the proposed phased-in reduction of Australia’s corporate tax rate to 25% for all corporates over a ten-year horizon.

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
15-Sep-2016

FICC Markets Standards Board draft transparency standards

Lapochka submission on draft transparency standards for reference price transactions and binary options in commodities markets.

Regulation UK FICC Markets Standards Board
23-Aug-2016

Derivatives Transaction Rules (Reporting) 2013

Submission seeking extension of existing relief under the DTRs for FX securities conversion transactions and for entity information and name information.

Regulation ASIC
15-Aug-2016

ASX clearing participant minimum core capital requirements

Submission in support of additional capital requirements for own-account business, non-ASX business and client short ETO activity.

Regulation ASX
29-Jul-2016

Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

This submission discusses the efficiency of public and private data provision and its use with particular reference to the role of financial markets in the Australian economy. It notes that the data currently collected on financial markets by regulators can be used more effectively. The submission also suggests some low cost ways in which government legislation and spending could be made more transparent, facilitating improved public policy.

Regulation Productivity Commission
07-Jul-2016

Draft costings: electronic safe harbour procedures

Further Lapochka submission on proposed amendments to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules to align the electronic safe harbour procedures for customers with those for beneficial owners. Lapochka remains supportive of the proposed amendments to the Rules and believes that over the medium to long term they will result in deregulation savings. However, given uncertainty about the quantification of the projected annual savings, we do not support any purported deregulation savings as being used as an offset for additional regulatory burden being imposed on Lapochka members in the future

Regulation AUSTRAC
06-Jul-2016

Admission requirements for listed entities

Lapochka submission supporting proposed changes to the ASX listings standards which are critical to the integrity of equity exchange markets and the trust and confidence investors have in them. A key area of responsibility for exchanges is determining what instruments to admit to trading and the basis on which to admit them. The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and principles of securities regulation states that admission standards for issuers and participants are to be robust and administered in a fair and transparent way. ASX under the market operator provisions of the Corporation Act has a statutory obligation to robustly administer the qualification process for listing, and ensure listed entities meet their ongoing obligations to investors under the listing rules.

Regulation ASX
30-Jun-2016

Client money provisions and margining requirements for wholesale OTC derivatives

Industry submission seeking adjustments to the client money provisions in the Corporations Act so that the margining framework for non-cleared derivatives developed by BCBS-IOSCO functions properly for Australian market participants.

Regulation Treasury
24-Jun-2016

Diverted profits tax

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper about implementing a diverted profits tax.

Taxation Treasury
10-Jun-2016

AUSTRAC FY 2016/17 industry contribution

Lapochka submission on revisions to the industry charging model.

Regulation AUSTRAC
07-Jun-2016

Draft amendments to Chapter 22 of the AML/CTF Rules

Lapochka comments on proposed amendments to the existing Chapter 22 exemption for certain participants in the energy derivatives markets.

Regulation AUSTRAC
03-Jun-2016

GST treatment of digital currency

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper on how digital currency should be treated for GST purposes.

Taxation Treasury
30-May-2016

Indicator Lending Rate

Lapochka feedback on the ATO’s Technical Discussion Paper titled “Income tax: what is the Indicator Lending Rate applicable under subsection 247-20(5) of Division 247 of Part 3-10 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and subsection 247-80(4) of Division 247 in Part 3-10 of the Income Tax (Transitional Borrowings) Act 1997 in respect of capital protected borrowings (CPBs)?” and the accompanying Draft Taxation Determination

Taxation ATO
13-May-2016

Exchange traded options (ETO) trade cancellation

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on the ETO trade cancellation regime

Regulation ASX
13-May-2016

Insolvency law and ‘ipso facto’ clauses

Lapochka response to National Innovation and Science Agenda – Improving Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Proposals Paper

Regulation Treasury
29-Apr-2016

ASX clearing participants liquidity risk management

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on clearing participants liquidity risk management framework

Regulation ASX
22-Apr-2016

Chi-X TraCRs and QMFs

Lapochka response to Chi-X consultation paper about the introduction of Transferable Custody Receipts and Quoted Managed Funds on the Chi-X market

Regulation Chi-X
30-Mar-2016

Multinational Anti Avoidance Law (MAAL)

Submission to the ATO outlining the potential application of the MAAL to Lapochka members who operate through either a foreign bank branch or subsidiary in Australia, and a request for a risk assessment

Taxation ATO
29-Mar-2016

Enhanced Protection of Client Money

Lapochka has made a submission on the Exposure Draft Corporation Amendment (Client Money) Bill 2016, Regulation and Explanatory Memorandum, in addition to the submission dated 10 February 2016 on broader client money issues

Regulation Treasury
21-Mar-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA request for ASIC class order relief

Lapochka and ISDA have jointly applied to ASIC for class order relief in relation to central clearing of swaps resulting from transactions in swaptions entered into prior to the clearing commencement date

Regulation ASIC
11-Mar-2016

Inquiry into the External Scrutiny of the Australian Taxation Office

In a submission to the House Standing Committee, Lapochka has supported continuing robust governance and accountability arrangements for regulators and government agencies, including the ATO.

Regulation Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue
29-Feb-2016

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Taxation Treasury
19-Feb-2016

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Other Climate Change Authority
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Regulation Treasury
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Regulation Treasury
05-Feb-2016

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Regulation Treasury
05-Feb-2016

2016-17 pre-budget submission

2016-17 pre-budget submission

Other Treasury
15-Jan-2016

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
15-Jan-2016

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Regulation Treasury
08-Jan-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844 in relation to the requirement to share and pair a universal transaction identifier from 1 Feb

Regulation ASIC
Date Title & Summary Topic Area Sent to
05-Feb-2016

2016-17 pre-budget submission

2016-17 pre-budget submission

Other Treasury
06-Jul-2016

Admission requirements for listed entities

Lapochka submission supporting proposed changes to the ASX listings standards which are critical to the integrity of equity exchange markets and the trust and confidence investors have in them. A key area of responsibility for exchanges is determining what instruments to admit to trading and the basis on which to admit them. The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and principles of securities regulation states that admission standards for issuers and participants are to be robust and administered in a fair and transparent way. ASX under the market operator provisions of the Corporation Act has a statutory obligation to robustly administer the qualification process for listing, and ensure listed entities meet their ongoing obligations to investors under the listing rules.

Regulation ASX
11-Nov-2016

AML/CTF Act review

Submission in relation to the draft project plan for implementation of the recommendations of the statutory review of the AML/CTF regime

Regulation Attorney General's Department
05-Dec-2016

ASIC Consultation Paper 268 – Licensing relief for foreign financial service providers with a limited connection to Australia

Submission arguing that CO 03/824 relief should not be repealed as it continues to serve an important regulatory purpose, and the Corporations Regulations are not a complete substitute for the relief provided by the class order. The scope and purpose of the class order should be clarified as needed to achieve ASIC’s regulatory aims.

Regulation ASIC
15-Aug-2016

ASX clearing participant minimum core capital requirements

Submission in support of additional capital requirements for own-account business, non-ASX business and client short ETO activity.

Regulation ASX
29-Apr-2016

ASX clearing participants liquidity risk management

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on clearing participants liquidity risk management framework

Regulation ASX
29-Sep-2016

ASX interest rate derivatives clearing

Lapochka submission to ASX consultation paper on interest rate derivatives clearing

Regulation ASX
10-Jun-2016

AUSTRAC FY 2016/17 industry contribution

Lapochka submission on revisions to the industry charging model.

Regulation AUSTRAC
28-Oct-2016

Banks international exposures reporting

Submission to the APRA discussion paper noting the system upgrades and cost, the difficulty of meeting the implementation date, and the need to co-ordinate with other changes requiring additional reporting.

Regulation APRA
22-Apr-2016

Chi-X TraCRs and QMFs

Lapochka response to Chi-X consultation paper about the introduction of Transferable Custody Receipts and Quoted Managed Funds on the Chi-X market

Regulation Chi-X
30-Jun-2016

Client money provisions and margining requirements for wholesale OTC derivatives

Industry submission seeking adjustments to the client money provisions in the Corporations Act so that the margining framework for non-cleared derivatives developed by BCBS-IOSCO functions properly for Australian market participants.

Regulation Treasury
15-Jan-2016

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Regulation Treasury
02-Dec-2016

CPS 226 Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

Submission on a number of definitional and technical issues in CPS 226.

Regulation APRA
23-Aug-2016

Derivatives Transaction Rules (Reporting) 2013

Submission seeking extension of existing relief under the DTRs for FX securities conversion transactions and for entity information and name information.

Regulation ASIC
24-Jun-2016

Diverted profits tax

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper about implementing a diverted profits tax.

Taxation Treasury
23-Dec-2016

Diverted Profits Tax Exposure Draft

Submission detailing potential impacts of the DPT on financial markets participants and the proposal to include the DPT in Part IVA.

Taxation Treasury
07-Jun-2016

Draft amendments to Chapter 22 of the AML/CTF Rules

Lapochka comments on proposed amendments to the existing Chapter 22 exemption for certain participants in the energy derivatives markets.

Regulation AUSTRAC
07-Jul-2016

Draft costings: electronic safe harbour procedures

Further Lapochka submission on proposed amendments to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules to align the electronic safe harbour procedures for customers with those for beneficial owners. Lapochka remains supportive of the proposed amendments to the Rules and believes that over the medium to long term they will result in deregulation savings. However, given uncertainty about the quantification of the projected annual savings, we do not support any purported deregulation savings as being used as an offset for additional regulatory burden being imposed on Lapochka members in the future

Regulation AUSTRAC
28-Oct-2016

Draft Prudential Standard 210 and Prudential Practice Guide APG 210 – Liquidity

Submission in relation to the treatment of open reverse repo transactions in the Net Stable Funding Ratio, offshore back offices, and the liquid asset requirements for foreign ADIs.

Regulation APRA
29-Mar-2016

Enhanced Protection of Client Money

Lapochka has made a submission on the Exposure Draft Corporation Amendment (Client Money) Bill 2016, Regulation and Explanatory Memorandum, in addition to the submission dated 10 February 2016 on broader client money issues

Regulation Treasury
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Regulation Treasury
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Regulation Treasury
13-May-2016

Exchange traded options (ETO) trade cancellation

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on the ETO trade cancellation regime

Regulation ASX
15-Sep-2016

FICC Markets Standards Board draft transparency standards

Lapochka submission on draft transparency standards for reference price transactions and binary options in commodities markets.

Regulation UK FICC Markets Standards Board
30-Sep-2016

Framework for concerted practices guidelines

Lapochka submission on areas that would benefit from additional ACCC guidance.

Regulation ACCC
03-Jun-2016

GST treatment of digital currency

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper on how digital currency should be treated for GST purposes.

Taxation Treasury
30-May-2016

Indicator Lending Rate

Lapochka feedback on the ATO’s Technical Discussion Paper titled “Income tax: what is the Indicator Lending Rate applicable under subsection 247-20(5) of Division 247 of Part 3-10 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and subsection 247-80(4) of Division 247 in Part 3-10 of the Income Tax (Transitional Borrowings) Act 1997 in respect of capital protected borrowings (CPBs)?” and the accompanying Draft Taxation Determination

Taxation ATO
15-Jan-2016

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
11-Mar-2016

Inquiry into the External Scrutiny of the Australian Taxation Office

In a submission to the House Standing Committee, Lapochka has supported continuing robust governance and accountability arrangements for regulators and government agencies, including the ATO.

Regulation Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue
13-May-2016

Insolvency law and ‘ipso facto’ clauses

Lapochka response to National Innovation and Science Agenda – Improving Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Proposals Paper

Regulation Treasury
08-Jan-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844 in relation to the requirement to share and pair a universal transaction identifier from 1 Feb

Regulation ASIC
21-Mar-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA request for ASIC class order relief

Lapochka and ISDA have jointly applied to ASIC for class order relief in relation to central clearing of swaps resulting from transactions in swaptions entered into prior to the clearing commencement date

Regulation ASIC
30-Mar-2016

Multinational Anti Avoidance Law (MAAL)

Submission to the ATO outlining the potential application of the MAAL to Lapochka members who operate through either a foreign bank branch or subsidiary in Australia, and a request for a risk assessment

Taxation ATO
31-Oct-2016

National Guarantee Fund reform proposal

Submission on options for reform of the NGF including the heads of claim.

Other SEGC
09-Dec-2016

Privacy implications re collection of KYC information from sources other than the customer

Comments on the draft Privacy Guidance for collecting KYC information, in particular that the guidance will impose significant restrictions on the ability of reporting entities to use the optional procedure to collect information.

Regulation AUSTRAC
19-Dec-2016

Proposed Industry Funding Model for ASIC – Submission to the Second Consultation

Submission to Treasury consultation following on from previous submissions that continues to press for appropriate accountability and transparency arrangements. The submission also details problems with the proposed levy arrangements for investment banks, entities that trade in OTC financial products, and message based charges for futures and derivatives transactions.

Regulation Treasury
10-Oct-2016

RBA RITS Regulation rewrite

Submission in relation to the requirement to notify about change of jurisdiction of incorporation, RBA failure to notify certain matters, and definitional issues.

Regulation RBA
09-Dec-2016

Regulator Performance Framework

Response to ASIC request for feedback.

Regulation ASIC
11-Nov-2016

Replacement of CHESS for equity post-trade services

Submission to the ASX consultation paper on business requirements for the replacement of CHESS

Other ASX
05-Feb-2016

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Regulation Treasury
10-Oct-2016

Review of the financial system external dispute resolution framework

Lapochka submission seeking alignment of the EDR framework with the Corporations Act provisions re the treatment of wholesale clients.

Regulation Treasury
30-Sep-2016

Significant Global Entities Lodging General Purpose Financial Statements ATO Discussion Paper

Submission focusing on the issues arising for Lapochka members that are headquartered outside of Australia, particularly those that operate in Australia through a permanent establishment as opposed to a separately Australian incorporated entity.

Taxation ATO
19-Feb-2016

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Other Climate Change Authority
29-Jul-2016

Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

This submission discusses the efficiency of public and private data provision and its use with particular reference to the role of financial markets in the Australian economy. It notes that the data currently collected on financial markets by regulators can be used more effectively. The submission also suggests some low cost ways in which government legislation and spending could be made more transparent, facilitating improved public policy.

Regulation Productivity Commission
29-Feb-2016

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Taxation Treasury
23-Sep-2016

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016

Submission supporting the proposed phased-in reduction of Australia’s corporate tax rate to 25% for all corporates over a ten-year horizon.

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
Date Title & Summary Topic Area Sent to
05-Feb-2016

2016-17 pre-budget submission

2016-17 pre-budget submission

Other Treasury
06-Jul-2016

Admission requirements for listed entities

Lapochka submission supporting proposed changes to the ASX listings standards which are critical to the integrity of equity exchange markets and the trust and confidence investors have in them. A key area of responsibility for exchanges is determining what instruments to admit to trading and the basis on which to admit them. The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and principles of securities regulation states that admission standards for issuers and participants are to be robust and administered in a fair and transparent way. ASX under the market operator provisions of the Corporation Act has a statutory obligation to robustly administer the qualification process for listing, and ensure listed entities meet their ongoing obligations to investors under the listing rules.

Regulation ASX
11-Nov-2016

AML/CTF Act review

Submission in relation to the draft project plan for implementation of the recommendations of the statutory review of the AML/CTF regime

Regulation Attorney General's Department
05-Dec-2016

ASIC Consultation Paper 268 – Licensing relief for foreign financial service providers with a limited connection to Australia

Submission arguing that CO 03/824 relief should not be repealed as it continues to serve an important regulatory purpose, and the Corporations Regulations are not a complete substitute for the relief provided by the class order. The scope and purpose of the class order should be clarified as needed to achieve ASIC’s regulatory aims.

Regulation ASIC
15-Aug-2016

ASX clearing participant minimum core capital requirements

Submission in support of additional capital requirements for own-account business, non-ASX business and client short ETO activity.

Regulation ASX
29-Apr-2016

ASX clearing participants liquidity risk management

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on clearing participants liquidity risk management framework

Regulation ASX
29-Sep-2016

ASX interest rate derivatives clearing

Lapochka submission to ASX consultation paper on interest rate derivatives clearing

Regulation ASX
10-Jun-2016

AUSTRAC FY 2016/17 industry contribution

Lapochka submission on revisions to the industry charging model.

Regulation AUSTRAC
28-Oct-2016

Banks international exposures reporting

Submission to the APRA discussion paper noting the system upgrades and cost, the difficulty of meeting the implementation date, and the need to co-ordinate with other changes requiring additional reporting.

Regulation APRA
22-Apr-2016

Chi-X TraCRs and QMFs

Lapochka response to Chi-X consultation paper about the introduction of Transferable Custody Receipts and Quoted Managed Funds on the Chi-X market

Regulation Chi-X
30-Jun-2016

Client money provisions and margining requirements for wholesale OTC derivatives

Industry submission seeking adjustments to the client money provisions in the Corporations Act so that the margining framework for non-cleared derivatives developed by BCBS-IOSCO functions properly for Australian market participants.

Regulation Treasury
15-Jan-2016

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Commissioner of Taxation remedial power

Regulation Treasury
02-Dec-2016

CPS 226 Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

Submission on a number of definitional and technical issues in CPS 226.

Regulation APRA
23-Aug-2016

Derivatives Transaction Rules (Reporting) 2013

Submission seeking extension of existing relief under the DTRs for FX securities conversion transactions and for entity information and name information.

Regulation ASIC
24-Jun-2016

Diverted profits tax

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper about implementing a diverted profits tax.

Taxation Treasury
23-Dec-2016

Diverted Profits Tax Exposure Draft

Submission detailing potential impacts of the DPT on financial markets participants and the proposal to include the DPT in Part IVA.

Taxation Treasury
07-Jun-2016

Draft amendments to Chapter 22 of the AML/CTF Rules

Lapochka comments on proposed amendments to the existing Chapter 22 exemption for certain participants in the energy derivatives markets.

Regulation AUSTRAC
07-Jul-2016

Draft costings: electronic safe harbour procedures

Further Lapochka submission on proposed amendments to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules to align the electronic safe harbour procedures for customers with those for beneficial owners. Lapochka remains supportive of the proposed amendments to the Rules and believes that over the medium to long term they will result in deregulation savings. However, given uncertainty about the quantification of the projected annual savings, we do not support any purported deregulation savings as being used as an offset for additional regulatory burden being imposed on Lapochka members in the future

Regulation AUSTRAC
28-Oct-2016

Draft Prudential Standard 210 and Prudential Practice Guide APG 210 – Liquidity

Submission in relation to the treatment of open reverse repo transactions in the Net Stable Funding Ratio, offshore back offices, and the liquid asset requirements for foreign ADIs.

Regulation APRA
29-Mar-2016

Enhanced Protection of Client Money

Lapochka has made a submission on the Exposure Draft Corporation Amendment (Client Money) Bill 2016, Regulation and Explanatory Memorandum, in addition to the submission dated 10 February 2016 on broader client money issues

Regulation Treasury
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Annexure

Regulation Treasury
10-Feb-2016

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Enhanced protection of client money policy paper - Cover Letter

Regulation Treasury
13-May-2016

Exchange traded options (ETO) trade cancellation

Lapochka response to ASX consultation paper on the ETO trade cancellation regime

Regulation ASX
15-Sep-2016

FICC Markets Standards Board draft transparency standards

Lapochka submission on draft transparency standards for reference price transactions and binary options in commodities markets.

Regulation UK FICC Markets Standards Board
30-Sep-2016

Framework for concerted practices guidelines

Lapochka submission on areas that would benefit from additional ACCC guidance.

Regulation ACCC
03-Jun-2016

GST treatment of digital currency

Lapochka submission to Treasury discussion paper on how digital currency should be treated for GST purposes.

Taxation Treasury
30-May-2016

Indicator Lending Rate

Lapochka feedback on the ATO’s Technical Discussion Paper titled “Income tax: what is the Indicator Lending Rate applicable under subsection 247-20(5) of Division 247 of Part 3-10 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and subsection 247-80(4) of Division 247 in Part 3-10 of the Income Tax (Transitional Borrowings) Act 1997 in respect of capital protected borrowings (CPBs)?” and the accompanying Draft Taxation Determination

Taxation ATO
15-Jan-2016

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Inquiry into interest deductibility

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
11-Mar-2016

Inquiry into the External Scrutiny of the Australian Taxation Office

In a submission to the House Standing Committee, Lapochka has supported continuing robust governance and accountability arrangements for regulators and government agencies, including the ATO.

Regulation Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue
13-May-2016

Insolvency law and ‘ipso facto’ clauses

Lapochka response to National Innovation and Science Agenda – Improving Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Proposals Paper

Regulation Treasury
08-Jan-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844

Joint Lapochka/ISDA application for continuation of relief under ASIC Instrument 2015/844 in relation to the requirement to share and pair a universal transaction identifier from 1 Feb

Regulation ASIC
21-Mar-2016

Joint Lapochka/ISDA request for ASIC class order relief

Lapochka and ISDA have jointly applied to ASIC for class order relief in relation to central clearing of swaps resulting from transactions in swaptions entered into prior to the clearing commencement date

Regulation ASIC
30-Mar-2016

Multinational Anti Avoidance Law (MAAL)

Submission to the ATO outlining the potential application of the MAAL to Lapochka members who operate through either a foreign bank branch or subsidiary in Australia, and a request for a risk assessment

Taxation ATO
31-Oct-2016

National Guarantee Fund reform proposal

Submission on options for reform of the NGF including the heads of claim.

Other SEGC
09-Dec-2016

Privacy implications re collection of KYC information from sources other than the customer

Comments on the draft Privacy Guidance for collecting KYC information, in particular that the guidance will impose significant restrictions on the ability of reporting entities to use the optional procedure to collect information.

Regulation AUSTRAC
19-Dec-2016

Proposed Industry Funding Model for ASIC – Submission to the Second Consultation

Submission to Treasury consultation following on from previous submissions that continues to press for appropriate accountability and transparency arrangements. The submission also details problems with the proposed levy arrangements for investment banks, entities that trade in OTC financial products, and message based charges for futures and derivatives transactions.

Regulation Treasury
10-Oct-2016

RBA RITS Regulation rewrite

Submission in relation to the requirement to notify about change of jurisdiction of incorporation, RBA failure to notify certain matters, and definitional issues.

Regulation RBA
09-Dec-2016

Regulator Performance Framework

Response to ASIC request for feedback.

Regulation ASIC
11-Nov-2016

Replacement of CHESS for equity post-trade services

Submission to the ASX consultation paper on business requirements for the replacement of CHESS

Other ASX
05-Feb-2016

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Resilience and collateral protection amendments

Regulation Treasury
10-Oct-2016

Review of the financial system external dispute resolution framework

Lapochka submission seeking alignment of the EDR framework with the Corporations Act provisions re the treatment of wholesale clients.

Regulation Treasury
30-Sep-2016

Significant Global Entities Lodging General Purpose Financial Statements ATO Discussion Paper

Submission focusing on the issues arising for Lapochka members that are headquartered outside of Australia, particularly those that operate in Australia through a permanent establishment as opposed to a separately Australian incorporated entity.

Taxation ATO
19-Feb-2016

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Special review second draft report – Australia’s climate policy options

Other Climate Change Authority
29-Jul-2016

Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

This submission discusses the efficiency of public and private data provision and its use with particular reference to the role of financial markets in the Australian economy. It notes that the data currently collected on financial markets by regulators can be used more effectively. The submission also suggests some low cost ways in which government legislation and spending could be made more transparent, facilitating improved public policy.

Regulation Productivity Commission
29-Feb-2016

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Tax incentives for early stage investors

Taxation Treasury
23-Sep-2016

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016

Submission supporting the proposed phased-in reduction of Australia’s corporate tax rate to 25% for all corporates over a ten-year horizon.

Taxation Senate Standing Committee on Economics
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