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 launches its Staff Papers series

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its Staff Papers series, which provides a platform for EBA staff to disseminate research and thematic analyses to a wider public. The EBA Staff Papers series will make available selected studies on financial regulation, supervisory policy and legal issues of general interest with the aim of stimulating discussion and public debate.

    21/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA updates recommendation on the equivalence of third country confidentiality regimes

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today its Recommendation on the equivalence of confidentiality and professional secrecy regimes by adding three non-EU (third country) supervisory authorities to the current list of third country supervisory authorities whose confidentiality regimes can be regarded as equivalent. The EBA Recommendation is designed as a guide for EU authorities in their assessment of third country equivalence with the aim of facilitating cooperation with third country supervisory authorities and their participation in supervisory colleges overseeing international banks.

    20/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on the conditions to allow institutions to calculate capital requirements of securitised exposures (Kirb) in accordance with the purchased receivables approach

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the conditions to allow institutions to calculate capital requirements of the securitised exposures (KIRB) in accordance with the purchased receivables approach laid down in the amended Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). These draft RTS aim at striking the right balance between the need to acknowledge the specific circumstances under which institutions calculate capital requirements in the context of a securitisation transaction and the need to maintain appropriately safe and prudent requirements on the internal modelling of capital requirements.

    19/06/2018 - News

  • EBA issues first binding mediation decision between the SRB and the NBR

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes today its first binding mediation decisions between two resolution authorities, the Single Resolution Board (SRB) and the National Bank of Romania (NBR). The decisions were issued following a request from the NBR for the EBA to assist in settling a dispute with the SRB concerning the resolution planning for two banking groups.

    18/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes its 2017 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2017 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.

    18/06/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes Opinion on the implementation of the RTS on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the implementation of the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) and common and secure communication (CSC), which will apply from 14 September 2019. In the Opinion, the EBA clarifies a number of issues identified by market participants and Competent Authorities (CAs) to assist in this implementation.

    13/06/2018 - Press releases

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