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 appoints Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of its Banking Stakeholder Group

    At its meeting held on 22 June 2016, the Banking Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority elected Santiago Fernandez de Lis, representing the credit and investment institutions, as Chairperson and Alin Eugen Iacob, representing the users of banking services, as Vice-Chairperson.

    23/06/2016 - News

  • EBA publishes its consumer trends report 2016

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its fifth annual Consumer Trends Report, which provides an overview of the trends observed in 2016, the issues that will or could have an impact on consumers and other market participants and the areas where the EBA may take any action, if needed. The report covers all the products that fall into the EBA’s consumer protection mandate, such as mortgages, personal loans, deposits, payment accounts, payment services and electronic money.

    21/06/2016 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes its 2015 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes today its 2015 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 years.

    15/06/2016 - News

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on specialised lending exposures

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying how institutions should take into account and treat several factors when assigning risk weights to specialised lending exposures. The purpose of these RTS is to harmonise the assignment of risk weights to specialised lending exposures for institutions that apply the so called ‘supervisory slotting criteria’ approach. These final draft RTS will be part of the Single Rulebook aimed at enhancing regulatory harmonisation in the banking sector in Europe.

    13/06/2016 - Press releases

  • Bank of Greece notifies the EBA in relation to the resolution of Cooperative Bank of Peloponnese Coop Ltd

    The EBA has received a notification from the Bank of Greece in relation to the termination of the resolution of Cooperative Bank of Peloponnese Coop Ltd.

    08/06/2016 - News

  • EBA publishes decision on data for supervisory benchmarking

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its Decision on data for supervisory benchmarking. This Decision comes after the publication of the amended technical standards on benchmarking of internal approaches and requires Competent Authorities to submit data for the 2016 benchmarking exercise, focusing on High Default Portfolios and with reference to end-2015 data.

    02/06/2016 - News

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