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  • EBA publishes Opinion on the nature of passport notifications for agents and distributors of e-money

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the nature of passport notifications of payment institutions (PIs) and electronic money institutions (EMIs) using agents and distributors located in another Member State. The Opinion provides clarity on the criteria that national competent authorities (NCAs) should use for determining when the use of an agent or distributor triggers an ‘establishment’ of the appointing institution in the host Member State or falls under the free provision of services.

    24/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA closes investigation into possible breach of Union law by the Danish and Estonian supervisory authorities

    The EBA has closed its formal investigation into a possible breach of Union law by the Estonian Financial Services Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) and the Danish Financial Services Authority (Finanstilsynet) in connection with money laundering activities linked to Danske Bank and its Estonian branch in particular. At a vote at its meeting on 16 April 2019 the EBA’s Board of Supervisors rejected a proposal for a breach of Union law recommendation.

    17/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA updates list of diversified indices

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today the list of diversified indices, which was originally published in December 2013. The list is part of the implementing technical standards (ITS) drafted to calculate the capital requirements for position risk in equities according to the standardised rules. The list was updated according to the procedure and methodology laid down in the ITS and submitted to the European Commission for endorsement.

    11/04/2019 - News - Press releases

  • ESAs publish Joint Advice on Information and Communication Technology risk management and cybersecurity

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) today published two pieces of Joint Advice in response to requests made by the European Commission in its March 2018 FinTech Action Plan

    10/04/2019 - News

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