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 Risk Dashboard confirms steady improvements in the management of NPLs across the EU but banks profitability remains a key challenge

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the periodical update to its Risk Dashboard, which summarises the main risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector using quantitative risk indicators, along with the opinions of banks and market analysts from its Risk Assessment Questionnaire. In the first quarter of 2018, the updated dashboard identified ongoing improvements in the repair of the EU banking sector but also residual risks in banks’ profitability.

    19/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final guidance to strengthen the Pillar 2 framework

    The European Banking Authority (EBA), in accordance with its Pillar 2 Roadmap, published today its final revised Guidelines aimed at further enhancing institutions’ risk management and supervisory convergence in the supervisory review and examination process (SREP). The three reviewed Guidelines focus on stress testing, particularly its use in setting Pillar 2 capital guidance (P2G), as well as interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB).

    19/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final Guidelines on fraud reporting under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines on fraud reporting under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). These Guidelines, which the EBA developed in close cooperation with the European Central Bank (ECB) and which are addressed to payment service providers and competent authorities, are aimed at contributing to the objective of PSD2 of enhancing the security of retail payments in the EU.

    18/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA issues recommendation to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a Recommendation addressed to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) after establishing it had breached Union law in relation to its supervision of Pilatus Bank.

    11/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA peer review shows competent authorities have robust and consistent procedures to comply with RTS on passport notifications

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the final peer review Report on the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the information to be notified when exercising the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services for credit institutions. The Report, which summarises the main findings of the peer review exercise, showed that competent authorities have developed consistent and robust procedures to comply with the RTS requirements although the level of sophistication of these processes varies across Member States. The EBA has, therefore, identified some best practices, which might be beneficial to address some of the identified weaknesses.

    10/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA assesses risks and opportunities from Fintech and its impact on incumbents business models

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the first products of its FinTech Roadmap, namely (i) a thematic report on the impact of FinTech on incumbent credit institutions' business models and (ii) a thematic report on the prudential risks and opportunities arising for institutions from FinTech.

    03/07/2018 - Press releases

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