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 annual assessment of EU supervisory colleges for 2016

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2016 annual assessment of EU supervisory colleges, which are established for the effective supervision of EU cross-border banking groups. The Report highlighted a number of achievements made by colleges in the course of 2016, including a good level and quality of engagement, and also identified areas for improvement as well as topics for supervisory attention for 2017. The Report relied on the EBA staff observations gained through their participation in colleges of supervisors and on the consolidated results of the individual college assessments conducted at the end of 2016.

    22/03/2017 - Press releases

  • ESAs welcome European Commission's public consultation on their operation

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) welcome the European Commission's public consultation to seek views on possible changes to their current framework of operation.

    21/03/2017 - News

  • EBA updates list of OSIIs in the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today the 2016 list of Other Systemically Important Institutions (O-SIIs) in the EU. O-SIIs - those institutions which, along with Global Systemically Important Institutions (G-SIIs) are deemed systemically important - have been identified by the relevant authorities across the Union according to harmonised criteria provided by the EBA Guidelines. This list also reflects the additional capital buffers that the relevant authorities have set for the identified O-SIIs.

    15/03/2017 - News

  • EBA issues Opinion on measures to address macroprudential risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion following the notification by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) of its intention to modify capital requirements in order to address an increase in macroprudential risk. Based on the evidence submitted by the NBB, the EBA does not object to the adoption of the proposed measures, which are based on Article 458 of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).

    15/03/2017 - News

  • EBA to centralise notifications on resolution cases and use of DGS funds across the EU

    The European Banking Authority set up a dedicated section on its website to centralise information on crisis prevention, management liquidation and resolution of credit institutions in the Union based on the notifications received from the respective national authorities.

    14/03/2017 - News

  • 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.

    10/03/2017 - News

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