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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Consultation on New Reporting Templates for Repo-Eligible Asset Backed Securities

December 2013

Following its period of consultation in October, the Reserve Bank has now finalised its new reporting requirements for repo-eligible CMBS and other ABS, as well as its measures to strengthen borrower privacy.

Media release Media Release 2013-27: Response to the Consultation on Eligibility Criteria for CMBS and Other ABS, and Measures to Strengthen Privacy
Response to submissions The RBA's Response to the Consultation on Eligibility Criteria for CMBS and Other ABS, and Measures to Strengthen Privacy
Marked-up draft reporting templates DRAFT Other ABS Pool-level Data Template (with mark-up) [XLS]

October 2013

Following on from the finalisation of new eligibility criteria for residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) earlier in the year, the Reserve Bank has announced its intention to introduce new criteria for eligibility of commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) and other asset backed securities (ABS) in its market operations, as well as proposals to strengthen borrower privacy. Issuers of CMBS and ABS will be required to provide more detailed information than is currently the case, with the specific information set out in new reporting templates. The Bank is seeking submissions from interested parties on the templates and privacy measures.

Media release Media Release 2013-21: New Eligibility Criteria for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities and Other Asset Backed Securities, and Measures to Strengthen Privacy
Proposed reporting templates for CMBS DRAFT Transaction-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Security-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Loan-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Postcode-Pool-level Data Template [XLS]
Proposed reporting templates for ABS DRAFT Transaction-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Security-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Pool-level Data Template [XLS]
Measures to strengthen privacy Amendments to RMBS loan-level reporting templates to enhance borrower privacy and DRAFT RMBS postcode pool-level reporting template [XLS]
DRAFT RMBS postcode pool-level reporting template [XLS]
Closing date for submissions 28 October 2013

July 2013

The Reserve Bank has finalised the cash flow waterfall template for repo-eligible RMBS after a consultation that closed on 15 May 2013.

Media release Media Release 2013-14: Finalisation of the Cash Flow Waterfall Template for Repo-Eligible Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS)

April 2013

Following on from the consultation on the proposed reporting templates for repo-eligible residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS), announced in October 2012, the Reserve Bank has introduced a new reporting template. This new template will be required for all repo-eligible RMBS. The Bank is seeking submissions from interested parties on this template.

Media release Media Release 2013-08: Finalisation of New Eligibility Criteria for Residential Mortgage Backed Securities
Proposed reporting template Waterfall Data Template [XLSM]
Guidance Notes for the Waterfall Data Template [PDF 95K]
Making a submission Parties wishing to comment should contact the Head of Domestic Markets Department no later than 15 May 2013 at dmsubmissions@rba.gov.au
Closing date for submissions 15 May 2013
Response to submissions The RBA's Response to the Consultation on its Proposed RMBS Cash Flow Waterfall Reporting Template

October 2012

The Reserve Bank has announced its intention to introduce new criteria for eligibility of residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) in its market operations. Issuers of RMBS will be required to provide more detailed information than is currently the case, with the specific information set out in new reporting templates. The Bank is seeking submissions from interested parties on the templates.

Media release Media Release 2012-31: New Eligibility Criteria for Residential Mortgage Backed Securities
Proposed reporting templates DRAFT Transaction-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Security-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Pool-level Data Template [XLS]
DRAFT Loan-level Data Template [XLS]
Closing date for submissions 28 December 2012
Response to submissions The RBA's Response to Consultation on its Proposed RMBS Reporting Templates
Marked-up draft reporting templates DRAFT Transaction-level Data Template (with mark-up) [XLS]
DRAFT Security-level Data Template (with mark-up) [XLS]
DRAFT Loan-level Data Template (with mark-up) [XLS]