Terms of Reference

Inquiry into the post-GFC banking sector

Terms of Reference

An examination of recent developments in the banking sector arising out of the impact of the global financial crisis and subsequent events, including:  
(a) the impact of international regulatory changes on the Australian banking sector, particularly including changes to  liquidity and capital holding requirements;
(b) the impact on relative shares of specific banking markets;
(c) the current cost of funds for lending purposes;
(d) the impact on borrowing and lending practices in the banking sector both during and since the global financial crisis;
(e) the need for further consideration of the state of the broader finance and banking sector; and
(f) any other relevant matters.

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Senate Standing Committees on Economics
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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