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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 updates list of O-SIIs in the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today the 2017 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.

    23/05/2018 - News

  • EBA consults on standards on estimation and identification of an economic downturn in IRB modelling

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today two consultations on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying an economic downturn and on a set of Guidelines related to the estimation of loss given default (LGD) appropriate for conditions of an economic downturn. The draft RTS specify the nature, severity and duration of an economic downturn, while the Guidelines focus on the appropriate estimation of the LGD in a situation of economic downturn. This package is part of the EBA’s broader work on the review of the IRB approach aiming at reducing the unjustified variability in the outcomes of internal models, while preserving the risk sensitivity of capital requirements. The consultations run until 22 June 2018.

    22/05/2018 - News

  • EBA to hold public hearing on Commission proposal to develop European Secured Notes

    On Tuesday 26 June 2018, from 10.00 to 12.00 UK time, the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be holding a public hearing to outline its draft answer to the Commission’s Call for Advice (CfA) on the European Secured Notes. The hearing comes ahead of the publication of the EBA’s final report, which is expected by mid-July 2018.

    21/05/2018 - News

  • ESAs Joint Board of Appeal decides on an appeal against ESMA

    The Joint Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – European Banking Authority, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, and European Securities and Markets Authority) published today its decision (link) in an appeal brought by “A” against the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

    18/05/2018 - News

  • EBA will support the Commission in the implementation of the Basel III framework in the EU

    The EBA welcomed the European Commission's call for advice on the implementation in the EU of the Basel III framework, which was finalised in December 2017. In its call, the Commission is asking the EBA to prepare a comprehensive analysis to assess the potential impact of the different elements of the Basel reform on the EU banking sector and the wider economy.

    07/05/2018 - Press releases

  • ESAs consult on amendments to joint EMIR standards

    The European Supervisory Authorities Authority (ESAs) launched today two joint consultation to amend Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the clearing obligation and risk mitigation techniques for OTC derivatives not cleared. These standards, which implement the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), aim to amend the current regulation on the clearing obligation and risk mitigation techniques on OTC derivatives not cleared by a central counterparties (CCPs) in order to provide a specific treatment for simple, transparent and standardised (STS) securitisation and ensure a level playing field with covered bonds. The consultations run until 15 June 2018.

    04/05/2018 - News

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