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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

  • ESAs advise on Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products with environmental or social objectives

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) submitted today their Technical Advice to the European Commission to set minimum requirements, which manufacturers of packaged retail and insurance-based investment products with environmental or social objectives (EOS PRIIPs) should comply with to ensure that they offer products that meet the retail investors’ needs.

    28/07/2017 - News

  • EBA publishes Final Guidelines on major incident reporting under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the Final Guidelines on major incident reporting under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The Guidelines were developed in close cooperation with the European Central Bank (ECB), are addressed to all payment services providers and competent authorities in the 28 EU Member States, and contribute to the objective of the PSD2 of minimizing disruption to users, payment service providers and payment systems.

    27/07/2017 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on the future EBA register under the Payment Services Directive

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and implementing technical standards (ITS) on the EBA electronic central register under the Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which respectively set requirements on the development, operation and maintenance of the register and the information to be contained in it. The consultation runs until 18 September 2017.

    24/07/2017 - News

  • ESAs Joint Board of Appeal decides on FinancialCraft Analytics appeal against ESMA registration decision

    The Joint Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – European Banking Authority, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, and European Securities and Markets Authority) published today its decision in an appeal brought by FinancialCraft Analytics Sp. z o.o. (formerly named Global Rating Sp. z o.o.) against a decision of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

    20/07/2017 - News

  • EBA outlines roadmap to strengthen the monitoring of ECAIs

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its future work plan on credit assessments issued by External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs). Besides its ongoing work on the mapping of ECAIs’ credit assessments, the EBA plans to strengthen the monitoring and quality of such mapping used for the determination of capital requirements, which may be calculated based on the relevant credit assessments produced by the current 25 credit rating agencies (30 in the future).

    18/07/2017 - News

  • EBA amends Decision on the quality of unsolicited credit assessments of certain ECAIs for the assignment of risk weights

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a revised Decision confirming the quality of unsolicited credit assessments assigned by certain External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for calculating institutions' capital requirements. The revised Decision, which reflects the recognition of five additional ECAIs and the de-registering of one ECAI, is part of the Single Rulebook in banking and will ensure regulatory harmonisation across the European Union (EU) regarding the use of unsolicited credit ratings for determining institutions' own funds requirements.

    18/07/2017 - Press releases

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