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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 issues 2020 EU-wide stress test methodology for discussion

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the 2020 EU-wide stress test draft methodology, templates and template guidance, which will be discussed with the industry. The 2020 exercise will assess EU banks' resilience to an adverse economic shock and inform the 2020 Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The methodology covers all risk areas and builds on the methodology prepared for the 2018 exercise, while improving some aspects based on the lessons learnt. The preliminary list of institutions participating in the exercise as well as the timeline are also released today.

    25/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes an Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication (SCA) under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The Opinion is a response to continued queries from market actors as to which authentication approaches the EBA considers to be compliant with SCA. The Opinion also addresses concerns about the preparedness and compliance of some actors in the payments chain with the SCA requirements that apply as of 14 September 2019.

    21/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on draft Guidelines on loan origination and monitoring

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on its draft Guidelines on loan origination and monitoring. Learning from the elevated levels of non-performing exposures (NPEs) across the EU in recent years, the draft guidelines aim to ensure that institutions have robust and prudent standards for credit risk taking, management and monitoring, and that newly originated loans are of high credit quality. The draft Guidelines also aim to ensure that the institutions’ practices are aligned with consumer protection rules and AML requirements. The consultation runs until 30 September 2019.

    19/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA updates data on Deposit Guarantee Schemes across the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today 2018 data relating to two key concepts in the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD): available financial means, and covered deposits. The EBA publishes this data on a yearly basis to enhance the transparency and public accountability of deposit guarantee schemes (DGSs) across the EU to the benefit of depositors, markets, policymakers, DGSs and Members States.

    17/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes its 2018 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2018 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 year.

    29/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes amended technical standards on supervisory and resolution reporting for EU institutions and the corresponding DPM and XBRL taxonomy 2.9

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today amendments to the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting. The updated corresponding Data Point Model (DPM) and XBRL taxonomy include amendments to COREP and Liquidity, as well as to resolution planning reporting. This package forms part of the EBA reporting framework version 2.9, which will be applicable for first submissions of data as of December 2019 (Resolution), March 2020 (COREP) and April 2020 (Liquidity).

    28/05/2019 - Press releases

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