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 2016 EU-wide stress test results

    - From a starting point of 13.2% CET1, the stress test demonstrates the resilience of the EU banking sector to an adverse scenario with an impact of 380 bps CET1 on average - The stress test does not contain a pass/fail threshold. It will instead inform supervisors' ongoing review of banks and guide their efforts to maintain capital in the system and support the ongoing repair of balance sheets - Exceptional transparency is provided, with over 16 000 data points per bank, to foster market discipline

    29/07/2016 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on separation of payment card schemes and processing entities under the IFR

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the requirements with which payment card schemes and processing entities must comply to ensure the independence of their accounting, organisation, and decision-making processes. These final draft RTS aim at facilitating greater competition among processing services providers, supporting the general objective of the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR) to create a Single Market for card payments across the EU.

    27/07/2016 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes RTS on preferential treatment in cross-border intragroup financial support

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on criteria for the application of a preferential treatment in cross-border intragroup credit or liquidity lines, or within an IPS. These RTS further specify the additional criteria listed in the in the context of the liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) Delegated Act for the application of the preferential treatment.

    27/07/2016 - Press releases

  • EBA discloses example of templates for stress test results

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an example of the transparency templates, which will be used to disclose the results of the upcoming 2016 EU-wide stress test. These templates are provided for information and to facilitate understanding of the format and type of data that can be expected on Friday 29 July.

    27/07/2016 - News

  • EBA consults on Guidelines on credit risk management practices and accounting for expected credit losses

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on draft Guidelines on credit institutions’ credit risk management practices and accounting for expected credit losses; it follows the publication of Guidance by the Basel Committee in December 2015 on the same matter. These Guidelines aim at ensuring sound credit risk management practices associated with the implementation and on-going application of the accounting for expected credit losses. The consultation will run until 26 October 2016.

    26/07/2016 - News

  • EBA consults on the treatment of connected clients for large exposures

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on its draft Guidelines on the treatment of connected clients for large exposures. These draft Guidelines review and update the ‘Guidelines on the implementation of the revised large exposures regime’ issued by the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) on 11 December 2009. Their focus is exclusively on the issue of connected clients as defined in the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and they reflect the developments in the area of shadow banking and large exposures both at EU and international level. The consultation runs until 26 October 2016.

    26/07/2016 - News

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