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 issues recommendation to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a Recommendation addressed to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) after establishing it had breached Union law in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank.

    11/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA peer review shows competent authorities have robust and consistent procedures to comply with RTS on passport notifications

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the final peer review Report on the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the information to be notified when exercising the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services for credit institutions. The Report, which summarises the main findings of the peer review exercise, showed that competent authorities have developed consistent and robust procedures to comply with the RTS requirements although the level of sophistication of these processes varies across Member States. The EBA has, therefore, identified some best practices, which might be beneficial to address some of the identified weaknesses.

    10/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA assesses risks and opportunities from Fintech and its impact on incumbents business models

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the first products of its FinTech Roadmap, namely (i) a thematic report on the impact of FinTech on incumbent credit institutions' business models and (ii) a thematic report on the prudential risks and opportunities arising for institutions from FinTech.

    03/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes updated ITS package for 2019 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an update to its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches. The ITS include all benchmarking portfolios that will be used for the 2019 benchmarking exercise.

    29/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA does not object to the Swedish FSA proposed measures to address macroprudential risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion following the notification by Finansinspektionen, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) of its intention to change the method it currently uses to apply a risk weight floor for Swedish mortgages through Pillar 2 by replacing it with a requirement within the framework of Article 458 of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).

    28/06/2018 - News

  • EBA updates its guides on supervisory data

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two updated versions of its guides on data. Both the EBA methodological guide on how to compile risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools and the EBA guidance note on compiling IMF FSIs with EBA ITS data provide useful insights to users on how to explore supervisory data available through the EBA reporting framework.

    25/06/2018 - News

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