Basics of Banking

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Australia has one of the most regulated financial industries in the world. These regulations shape bank employees’ responsibilities, governing how you work and what your role entails. In this module, we'll explore the major financial regulators, how they enforce legislation, and what we must do to meet our obligations.

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Basics of Banking
Basics of Banking
Basics of Banking
Basics of Banking

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I want my learner to be able to:

  • Identify the key obligations of financial institutes in conduct and reporting;
  • Define the key regulators in the banking sector, including APRA, ASIC, AUSTRAC and the OAIC;
  • Describe the roles and focus of each regulator;
  • Describe the policies and procedures that support them in meeting regulatory obligations;
  • Identify their responsibilities as a bank employee;
  • Explain the process of escalating an incident, such as a potential breach of regulations.

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