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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 publishes clarifications to a third set of issues raised by its Working Group on APIs under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today clarifications to a third set of issues that had been raised and discussed by participants of its Working Group (WG) on APIs under PSD2. The clarifications respond to issues raised on the portability of ‘wide usage' data between EU Member States and on eIDAS certificates, in particular with regards to passporting, their use during the ‘wide usage' period, and the reliance on the certificates by account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs). The clarifications also respond to questions on the use by Third Party Providers (TPPs) of agents and outsourcees for accessing payment accounts data and on the interpretation of the conditions of "widely used" and "design to the satisfaction of the TPPs".

    26/04/2019 - News

  • EBA adds MCD to its online Interactive Single Rulebook and QA tools

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has updated its online Interactive Single Rulebook and Q&A tool with the inclusion of the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD).

    25/04/2019 - News

  • 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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