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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

  • ESAs provide guidance to prevent terrorist financing and money laundering in electronic fund transfers

    The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) published today guidelines to prevent the abuse of funds transfers for terrorist financing and money laundering purposes. These guidelines are part of the ESAs' wider work on fostering a consistent approach to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) and promote a common understanding of payment service providers' obligations in this area

    22/09/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on amendments to technical standards on supervisory disclosure

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation to amend the 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 revised draft ITS will incorporate the changes to the EU legal framework and the establishment of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The consultation runs until 22 December 2017.

    22/09/2017 - News

  • EBA welcomes the Commission proposal to strengthen the framework for its operation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) welcomed today the European Commission’s proposal to adjust and upgrade its current framework to ensure the Authority is adequately equipped in terms of powers, governance and funding. In particular, the EBA welcomes its strengthened competencies in the areas of supervisory convergence and mediation, supporting the EBA’s enhanced focus on more integrated and consistent supervisory processes and outcomes in the Single Market.

    20/09/2017 - News

  • EBA launches consultation on significant risk transfer in securitisation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on its discussion paper on significant risk transfer in securitisation. This work builds on the EBA’s monitoring activity of supervisory practices in the area of significant risk transfer, which the Authority started in 2014 with the publication of the EBA Guidelines on this topic. The discussion paper aims at seeking stakeholders’ views on how to further harmonise the regulation and supervision of the risk transfer through securitisation. The EBA’s proposals are based on the newly agreed European securitisation legislation. The consultation runs until 19 December 2017.

    19/09/2017 - News

  • The EBA CRDIV CRR Basel III monitoring exercise shows further improvement of EU banks capital leverage and liquidity ratios

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its twelfth Report of the CRDIV-CRR/Basel III monitoring exercise on the European banking system. This exercise presents aggregate data on EU banks’ capital, leverage, and liquidity ratios assuming full implementation of the CRD IV-CRR/Basel III framework. Overall, the results, based on data as of 31 December 2016, show a further improvement of European banks' capital positions, with a total average Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio of 13.4% (12.8% as of 30 June 2016). This exercise does not reflect any BCBS standards agreed since the beginning of 2016 or any other measures currently being considered by the BCBS.

    12/09/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA issues revised list of ITS validation rules

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a revised list of validation rules in its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting, highlighting those which have been deactivated either for incorrectness or for triggering IT problems. Competent Authorities throughout the EU are informed that data submitted in accordance with these ITS should not be formally validated against the set of deactivated rules.

    11/09/2017 - News

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