News & press

In this section, you will find news, press releases and speeches published by the EBA as well as a calendar of events including the EBA's major activities and key dates

Latest news and press releases

  • EBA publishes corrective update of XBRL taxonomy 2.6 for remittance of 2018 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a corrective update (version to the XBRL taxonomy that Competent Authorities shall use for the remittance of data under the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches, for the 2018 benchmarking exercise.

    14/02/2018 - News

  • ESAs warn consumers of risks in buying virtual currencies

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities (ESMA), banking (EBA), and insurance and pensions (EIOPA) have today issued a pan-EU warning to consumers regarding the risks of buying Virtual Currencies (VCs). The ESAs warn consumers that VCs are highly risky and unregulated products and are unsuitable as investment, savings or retirement planning products.

    12/02/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA updates its methodological guide on risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an updated methodological guide on how to compile risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools. This guidance, which is mainly for internal use, will also benefit competent authorities and other relevant stakeholders as it will allow them to follow a consistent approach in their risk assessments.

    08/02/2018 - News

  • EBA launches 2018 EU-wide stress test exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its 2018 EU-wide stress test and released the macroeconomic scenarios. The adverse scenario implies a deviation of EU GDP from its baseline level by 8.3% in 2020, resulting in the most severe scenario to date. The EBA expects to publish the results of the exercise by 2 November 2018.

    31/01/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA to launch the 2018 EU-wide stress test on 31 January 2018

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) will formally launch the 2018 EU-wide stress test on 31 January 2018 at 5pm UK time. Along with the announcement, the EBA will publish the common macroeconomic scenarios for this exercise.

    24/01/2018 - News

  • EBA updates list of credit institutions subject to an LCR inflow cap derogation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an updated list of credit institutions exempted from or subject to a higher cap on inflows in the calculation of the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) in accordance with the provisions laid down in the LCR Delegated Act. Three new institutions have been added to the previous list published in May 2017.

    19/01/2018 - News

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