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 publishes final guidelines on the STS criteria in securitisation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines, which will provide a harmonised interpretation of the criteria for the securitisation to be eligible as simple, transparent and standardised (STS) on a cross-sectoral basis throughout the Union. These Guidelines will play a crucial role in the new EU securitisation framework that becomes applicable on 1 January 2019, by providing a single point of consistent interpretation of the STS criteria for all entities involved in the STS securitisation including originators, sponsors, investors, competent authorities and third party STS verifiers.

    12/12/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA launches selection procedure to appoint new Chairperson

    The Board of Supervisors of the European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched today an open selection procedure for the appointment of a new Chairperson following the appointment of the EBA’s current Chairperson, Andrea Enria, to be the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism from 1 January 2019.

    12/12/2018 - News

  • EBA issues revised list of validation rules

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a revised list of validation rules in its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting highlighting those, which have been deactivated either for incorrectness or for triggering IT problems. Competent Authorities throughout the EU are informed that data submitted in accordance with these ITS should not be formally validated against the set of deactivated rules.

    11/12/2018 - News

  • EBA publishes an Opinion on the use of eIDAS certificates under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the use of eIDAS certificates under the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Strong Customer Authentication and Common and Secure Communication (SCA&CSC). In the Opinion, the EBA clarifies specific aspects on the use of qualified certificates for electronic seals (QSealCs) and qualified certificates for website authentication (QWACs) for the purpose of identification of payment service providers (PSPs) under the RTS, the content of these certificates, and the process for their revocation.

    11/12/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA announces timing for publication of 2018 EU-wide transparency exercise and Risk Assessment Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) announced today that its 2018 Risk Report and transparency exercise with bank by bank data will be released on Friday 14 December at 17:00 UK time (18:00 CET).

    04/12/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final Guidelines on the exemption from the fall back mechanism under the RTS on SCA and CSC

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines on the conditions that account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs) must meet in order to be exempted from the obligation to implement the fallback mechanism under the Regulation (EU) 2018/389 on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication (RTS on SCA&CSC). The Guidelines aim at providing clarity to ASPSPs and national competent authorities (CAs) regarding the elements that should be considered for the purpose of an exemption and at ensuring a consistent application of the conditions for an exemption across the 28 EU Member States.

    04/12/2018 - Press releases

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