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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 its 2017 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2017 Annual Report, which provides a detailed account of all the work the Authority achieved in the past year and anticipates the key areas of focus in the coming years.

    18/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes Opinion on the implementation of the RTS on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the implementation of the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) and common and secure communication (CSC), which will apply from 14 September 2019. In the Opinion, the EBA clarifies a number of issues identified by market participants and Competent Authorities (CAs) to assist in this implementation.

    13/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA provides clarity to market participants for the implementation of the technical standards on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication under the PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two regulatory products, an Opinion and a Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines, to clarify a number of issues identified by market participants in relation to the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication (SCA and CSC), which will apply from 14 September 2019. The Opinion focuses on the implementation of the RTS while the Consultation Paper proposes a pragmatic and consistent approach to the four conditions to be met to benefit from an exemption from the fallback option envisaged under Article 33(6) of the RTS. The EBA will also extend its Single Rulebook Q&A tool to the revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2). With all these additional measures, the EBA aims at providing assistance to market participants for a smooth and transparent implementation of its RTS on SCA and CSC.

    13/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final amended technical standards on supervisory disclosure

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft amended Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory disclosure, which specify the format, structure, contents list and annual publication date of the supervisory information to be disclosed by competent authorities. The amended draft ITS incorporate the changes to the EU legal framework and the establishment of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The amendments introduced in the final draft ITS will enhance transparency, ensure consistency between the templates and instructions and will contribute to reducing the level of different interpretation between reporting.

    01/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA and ESMA: institutions and authorities must consider retail holders of debt financial instruments in resolutions

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have today published a joint statement encouraging institutions, market and resolution authorities to properly consider retail holders of debt financial instruments subject to the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) when carrying out their respective tasks. The distribution of debt instruments issued by financial institutions to retail clients may raise significant consumer protection issues and affect the practical application of the resolution framework under the BRRD.

    30/05/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA will support the Commission in the implementation of the Basel III framework in the EU

    The EBA welcomed the European Commission's call for advice on the implementation in the EU of the Basel III framework, which was finalised in December 2017. In its call, the Commission is asking the EBA to prepare a comprehensive analysis to assess the potential impact of the different elements of the Basel reform on the EU banking sector and the wider economy.

    07/05/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes results of its 2016 CVA risk monitoring exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a Report on its 2016 CVA risk monitoring exercise, which assesses the impact on own funds requirements of the reintegration of the transactions currently exempted from the scope of the CVA risk charge. The results, in line with those of the previous monitoring exercise, continue to show the materiality of CVA risks that are currently not capitalised due to the CRR exemptions.

    04/05/2018 - Press releases

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Press contacts

  • If you are a media or press representative, please address your enquiry by e-mail to press@eba.europa.eu or call the press office on +44 (0) 207 382 1772