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Below, you will find all press releases published by the EBA as well as press contacts and other useful information for the media.

Press releases

  • EBA publishes final Guidelines on procedures for complaints of alleged infringements of PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines on complaints procedures to be followed by competent authorities (CAs) to ensure and monitor effective compliance by payment service providers (PSPs) with the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). These Guidelines are part of the EBA’s work to support the core objectives of PSD2 of strengthening the integrated payments market across the European Union, ensuring a consistent, efficient and effective application of the legislative framework and promoting transparency.

    13/10/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA provides guidance to authorities and institutions on Brexit relocations

    The EBA published today an Opinion on Brexit to ensure the consistent application of Union legislation to businesses seeking to establish or enhance their EU27 presence in order to retain access to the EU Single Market. The Opinion aims at providing greater certainty to firms and ultimately at ensuring a level playing field. In the Opinion, the EBA addresses a number of relevant policy topics relating to authorisations, the prudential regulation and supervision of investment firms, internal models, outsourcing, internal governance, risk transfers via back-to-back and intragroup operations, and resolution and deposit guarantee scheme issues. The EBA will monitor how the Opinion will be applied in practice by authorities and will continue its policy and risk analysis work in relation to the challenges posed by Brexit.

    12/10/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA corrects portfolio identifiers for 2018 benchmarking exercise to ensure effective data validation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) rectified today Annex 1 of its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches, which had been amended on 4 May 2017 to define the benchmarking portfolios for the 2018 benchmarking exercise.

    12/10/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA updated Risk Dashboard shows slight improvement of EU banks capital level but NPLs still affect their profitability

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a periodical update of its Risk Dashboard summarising the main risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector through a set of Risk Indicators in Q2 2017. The progress is positive, but risks remain heightened on asset quality and sustainable profitability.

    05/10/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes work programme for 2018

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its detailed annual work programme for 2018, describing the specific activities and tasks of the Authority for the coming year, as well as a multiannual work programme, highlighting the key strategic areas of work from 2018 to 2021.

    05/10/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA issues Opinion on the design of a new prudential framework for investment firms

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its Opinion on the design and calibration of a new prudential framework for investment firms, which is specifically tailored to the needs of investment firms' different business models and inherent risks. The Opinion includes a series of recommendations aiming to develop a single and harmonised set of requirements that are reasonably simple, proportionate and relevant to the nature of investment firms authorised to provide MiFID services and activities.

    29/09/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA and US Agencies conclude Framework Cooperation Arrangement on Bank Resolution

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has signed a Framework Cooperation Arrangement with several US financial regulatory Agencies. The Framework Cooperation Arrangement lays out the basis for subsequent cooperation arrangements on bank crisis management and resolution between any of the EU Supervisory or Resolution Authorities and any of the participating US Agencies. This Framework Cooperation Arrangement has the objective to promote resolution planning and cooperation for cross-border institutions.

    29/09/2017 - Press releases

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