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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 expresses dissent over the EU Commission proposed amendments to technical standards under the IFR

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today an Opinion to the European Commission, expressing dissent over some of the proposed amendments to its final draft Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS) on the separation of payment card schemes and processing entities under the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR). The EBA clarified that there is no clear requirement for a legal and structural separation between card schemes and processing entities.

    16/02/2017 - News

  • EBA consults on procedures for complaints of alleged infringements of the PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on its draft Guidelines on the complaints procedures to be taken into consideration by competent authorities (CAs) to ensure and monitor effective compliance by payment service providers (PSPs) of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). These draft Guidelines are part of the EBA’s work to support the core objectives of the PSD2 of strengthening the integrated payments market across the European Union, ensuring a consistent application of the legislative framework and promoting transparency. The consultation runs until 16 May 2017.

    16/02/2017 - News

  • ESAs consult on the establishment of central contact points to strengthen fight against financial crime

    The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) launched today a public consultation on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) to help Member States determine when payment service providers and electronic money issuers should appoint a Central Contact Point (CCP) to support the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. These draft RTS are part of the Joint Committee's work to establish consistent and effective risk-based supervisory practices across the EU. The consultation runs until 5 May 2017.

    10/02/2017 - News

  • EBA updates list of institutions involved in the 2017 supervisory benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an updated list of institutions, which have a reporting obligation for the purpose of the 2017 EU supervisory benchmarking exercise. The EBA runs this exercise leveraging on established data collection procedures and formats of regular supervisory reporting and assists Competent Authorities in assessing the quality of internal approaches used to calculate risk weighted exposure amounts.

    10/02/2017 - News

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on exclusion from CVA of non-EU non-financial counterparties

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the procedures for excluding transactions with non-financial counterparties (NFCs) established in a third country from the capital requirement for credit valuation adjustment (CVA) risk. The proposed RTS aim at harmonising the treatment of NFCs established in a third country across EU Member States.

    09/02/2017 - Press releases

  • A call for expression of interest by the European Commission in the appointment of members of the ESAs Board of Appeal for the financial services sector

    A call for expression of interest by the European Commission in the appointment of members of the ESAs' Board of Appeal for the financial s​ervices sector​.

    08/02/2017 - News

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