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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 issues recommendation to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a Recommendation addressed to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) after establishing it had breached Union law in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank.

    11/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA peer review shows competent authorities have robust and consistent procedures to comply with RTS on passport notifications

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the final peer review Report on the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the information to be notified when exercising the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services for credit institutions. The Report, which summarises the main findings of the peer review exercise, showed that competent authorities have developed consistent and robust procedures to comply with the RTS requirements although the level of sophistication of these processes varies across Member States. The EBA has, therefore, identified some best practices, which might be beneficial to address some of the identified weaknesses.

    10/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA assesses risks and opportunities from Fintech and its impact on incumbents business models

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the first products of its FinTech Roadmap, namely (i) a thematic report on the impact of FinTech on incumbent credit institutions' business models and (ii) a thematic report on the prudential risks and opportunities arising for institutions from FinTech.

    03/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes updated ITS package for 2019 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an update to its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches. The ITS include all benchmarking portfolios that will be used for the 2019 benchmarking exercise.

    29/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes Opinion to hasten the preparations of financial institutions for Brexit

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion relating to the risks posed by lack of preparation by financial institutions for the departure of the UK from the EU. In this Opinion, the EBA asks Competent Authorities to ensure that financial institutions take practical steps now to prepare for the possibility of a withdrawal of the UK from the EU with no ratified Withdrawal Agreement in place, and no transition period.

    25/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA launches its Staff Papers series

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its Staff Papers series, which provides a platform for EBA staff to disseminate research and thematic analyses to a wider public. The EBA Staff Papers series will make available selected studies on financial regulation, supervisory policy and legal issues of general interest with the aim of stimulating discussion and public debate.

    21/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA updates recommendation on the equivalence of third country confidentiality regimes

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today its Recommendation on the equivalence of confidentiality and professional secrecy regimes by adding three non-EU (third country) supervisory authorities to the current list of third country supervisory authorities whose confidentiality regimes can be regarded as equivalent. The EBA Recommendation is designed as a guide for EU authorities in their assessment of third country equivalence with the aim of facilitating cooperation with third country supervisory authorities and their participation in supervisory colleges overseeing international banks.

    20/06/2018 - Press releases

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