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 notifies the European Commission and MEPs on the outcome of its enquiry into the application of EU law on AML in Malta

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) today notified the European Commission and Members of the European Parliament on the outcome of its enquiries in relation to the application of EU law on anti-money laundering (AML) in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

    25/09/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA launches its 2018 EU-wide transparency exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its fifth annual EU-wide transparency exercise. In December 2018, together with the Risk Assessment Report (RAR), the EBA will release over 900000 data points on about 130 EU banks. The data will cover capital positions, risk exposure amounts, sovereign exposures and asset quality. This data disclosure, which provides the wider public with a consistent tool to access data on the EU banking system, is an important component of the EBA’s responsibility to monitor risks and vulnerabilities and foster market discipline.

    24/09/2018 - News

  • EU banks funding plans indicate increased appetite for client deposits and market-based funding in the coming years

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two reports on EU banks’ funding plans and asset encumbrance respectively. The reports aim to provide important information for EU supervisors to assess the sustainability of banks’ main sources of funding. The results of the assessment show that banks plan to match the asset side increase in the forecast years by a growth in client deposits as well as market based funding.

    19/09/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA revises standardised NPL data templates

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a revised version of the standardised NPL data templates that aim at facilitating the NPL sale transactions across the EU. The revised templates include minor changes following the feedback received from the testing of the original version published in December 2017.

    12/09/2018 - News

  • EBA issues revised list of validation rules

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a revised list of validation rules in its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting highlighting those, which have been deactivated either for incorrectness or for triggering IT problems. Competent Authorities throughout the EU are informed that data submitted in accordance with these ITS should not be formally validated against the set of deactivated rules.

    10/09/2018 - News

  • EBA publishes QIS templates to assess the impact of the finalised Basel III standards

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) released today the two sets of templates, which will be used in the 2018 impact assessment of the finalised Basel III standards. These two sets of quantitative impact study (QIS) templates, which build on the Basel III regular monitoring templates, will ensure that the data collection burden is proportionate to the institutions' size and complexity.

    06/09/2018 - News

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