Focus on... EBA issues guidelines to strengthen requirements for the security of internet payments across the EU
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final Guidelines on the security of internet payments, which set the minimum security requirements that Payment Services Providers in the EU will be expected to implement by 1 August 2015. Concerned about the increase in frauds related to internet payments, the EBA decided that the implementation of a more secure framework for internet payments across the EU was needed.
- EBA publishes revised version of its final draft technical standards on prudent valuation
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has decided to make a specific and limited amendment to its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Prudent Valuation published on 31 March 2014. As a consequence of this decision, all occurrences of ‘volatility’ in Article 9 and Article 10 of the final draft RTS published on 31 March 2014 should be replaced by ‘variance’ for the purposes of computing market price uncertainty and close-out costs additional valuation adjustments (AVAs).
23/01/2015 - News
- EBA says impact of liquidity coverage requirements for EU banks not likely to have adverse effects
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its impact assessment report for liquidity coverage requirements. Overall, this analysis points to improvements of EU banks’ compliance with Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) requirements and shows that the implementation of the LCR is not likely to have a negative impact on the stability of financial markets and of the supply of bank lending. The report is based on liquidity data provided by 322 European banks, covering about 2/3 of total banking assets in the EU, and it will inform EU policies aimed at strengthening the resilience of EU banks.
15/01/2015 - News
- Andrea Enria's speech: "Challenges for the future of EU banking"
Speech given by Andrea Enria at the Banking Forum of IESE Business School in Barcelona on 26 November 2014, and at the III Financial Meeting organised by CECA and the Spanish Banking Association in Madrid on 14 January 2015.
15/01/2015 - News
- EBA consults on procedures, forms and templates for resolution planning
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on procedures, forms and templates for resolution planning. These ITS have been developed within the framework established by the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) which sets procedures for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions, investment firms and related entities across the EU. This consultation runs until 14 April 2015.
14/01/2015 - News
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