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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 consults on its guidance for the use of cloud computing

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation setting out its guidance for the use of cloud service providers by financial institutions. The EBA Recommendations intend to clarify the EU-wide supervisory expectations if institutions intend to adopt cloud computing, so as to allow them to leverage the benefits of using cloud services, while ensuring that any related risks are adequately identified and managed. The consultation runs until 18 August 2017.

    18/05/2017 - News

  • EBA publishes final Guidelines on credit institutions credit risk management practices and accounting for expected credit losses

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines on credit institutions’ credit risk management practices and accounting for expected credit losses. These Guidelines aim at ensuring sound credit risk management practices associated with the implementation and on-going application of the accounting for expected credit losses. The Guidelines are part of the EBA’s work on the implementation of IFRS 9 and its interaction with prudential requirements and build on the Guidance published by the Basel Committee on the same matter.

    12/05/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final guidelines to assess ICT risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines on the assessment of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) risk in the context of the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). These Guidelines are addressed to competent authorities and aim at promoting common procedures and methodologies for the assessment of ICT risk.

    11/05/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA launches public consultation on draft standards on the eligibility criteria for granting simplified obligations for recovery and resolution planning

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on its draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) further specifying the eligibility criteria to determine whether institutions should be subject to simplified obligations when drafting their recovery and resolution plans. The consultation runs until 8 August 2017.

    08/05/2017 - News

  • EBA publishes final draft Technical Standards under the Payment Accounts Directive to enhance transparency and comparison of payment account fees

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Technical Standards setting out the standardised terminology for services linked to a payment account, and the standardised formats and common symbol of the fee information document (FID) and the Statement of Fees (SoF). These Technical Standards contribute to enhancing comparability of fees, through standardised terminology and disclosure documents across the European Union.

    05/05/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on Guidelines on security measures for operational and security risks under the PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on its draft Guidelines on security measures for operational and security risks under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The Guidelines have been developed in close cooperation with the European Central Bank (ECB), and are in support of the objectives of PSD2, such as strengthening the integrated payments market in the EU, mitigating the increased security risks arising from electronic payments, and promoting equal conditions for competition.

    05/05/2017 - News

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