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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 publishes draft amending technical standards on CVA proxy spread

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its draft amending Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on credit valuation adjustment (CVA) proxy spread. These RTS propose limited amendments to the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 526/2014 for determining proxy spread and limited smaller portfolios for credit valuation adjustment risk, based on two policy recommendations contained in the EBA’s CVA report, published on 25 February 2015. Through the proposed amendments the EBA expects to ensure a more adequate calculation of own funds requirements for CVA risk.

    21/06/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA launches 2016 CVA risk monitoring exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) announced today it has put on hold its draft Guidelines on the treatment of CVA risk under SREP until further notice, due to continued developments in the CVA risk framework at international level. However, monitoring work continues with the EBAs 2016 credit valuation adjustment (CVA) risk monitoring exercise, which was launched today. The exercise fits into the EBA mandate to monitor the own funds requirements for CVA risk and follows on from policy recommendation No 4 of the CVA Report. The EBA expects institutions to complete the exercise by 14 September 2017.

    21/06/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA acknowledges notification on the resolution action taken by the SRB and by FROB in respect of Banco Popular Español

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) received a notification regarding the resolution action taken by the Single Resolution Board (the SRB) in respect of Banco Popular Español as the conditions for resolution were met. The SRB adopted a resolution scheme providing for the application of the sale of business tool. Following a marketing process, the SRB decided to transfer Banco Popular to Banco Santander S.A. and to exercise the power of write-down and conversion of capital instruments prior to the transfer in order to address the shortfall in the value of the Institution.

    16/06/2017 - News

  • EBA responds to the European Commission public consultation on FinTech

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) submitted today its response to the European Commission's Public Consultation on FinTech : a more competitive and innovative European financial sector Document on Retail Financial Services. In the response, the EBA conveys its views on a subset of the Commission’s questions, and focuses on the work the EBA has done so far on FinTech. Separately, the EBA is currently developing a Discussion Paper on FinTech issues that fall more into the EBA’s remit and will publish its views in the coming months.

    15/06/2017 - News

  • EBA publishes its 2016 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2016 Annual Report, which provides a detailed account of all the work the Authority achieved in the past year and anticipates the key areas of focus in the coming years.

    15/06/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA to hold public hearing to update on progress over investment firms new prudential regime

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) will hold a public hearing on 3 July 2017 at 14:00 UK time to update all relevant stakeholders on the progress made so far on the possibility of developing a new prudential regime for MiFID investment firms.

    13/06/2017 - News

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