The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion addressed to the European Commission, Parliament and Council and to all competent authorities across the EU on transitional arrangements and credit risk adjustments to mitigate the effect of the accounting standard IFRS 9 on prudential ratios. The EBA supports the progressive recognition of the initial impact of IFRS 9 from 1 January 2018 until 2021.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets for the provision of transparent and harmonised information on this topic, as laid down in the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). Through the disclosure of asset encumbrance based on a consistent definition and formats, these standards will enable market participants to assess the information provided by institutions in a clear and ...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two reports on the consistency of RWAs, and for the first time, across all EU institutions authorised to use internal approaches for the calculation of capital requirements. The reports cover residential mortgage, SME and other corporate portfolios (collectively referred to as "high default portfolios" - HDP), as well as market risk. The results confirm previous findings and establish these annual benchmarking exercises as a fundamental superv...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on its draft Recommendation on the coverage of entities in banking group recovery plans, which is aimed at defining common criteria to identify entities (subsidiaries and branches) that need to be covered in group recovery plans, and the extent of such coverage. Such criteria should help institutions avoid a fragmented approach in providing information in recovery plans, and provide a common guidance for home and host supervisors...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its eleventh Report of the CRDIV-CRR/Basel III monitoring exercise on the European banking system. This exercise, run in parallel with the one conducted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) at a global level, presents aggregate data on capital ratios – risk-based and non-risk-based (leverage) – and liquidity ratios – the liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) and net stable funding ratio (NSFR) – for banks across the European Union (EU...
- 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
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The video of the EBA 5th Anniversary Conference is available to be viewed here.
- Public hearing on RTS on economic downturn
04/04/2017 , Picasso room, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK
- Public hearing on Recommendations on the coverage of entities in a group recovery plan
20/04/2017 , Picasso room, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK
- Public hearing on RTS on CCP to strengthen fight against financial crime
21/04/2017 , Van Gogh room, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK