Regulatory Technical Standards on the treatment of equity exposures under the IRB Approach
Status: Adopted and published in the Official Journal
These Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specify the treatment of equity exposures under the internal ratings-based (IRB) approach. According to the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) competent authorities are allowed to temporarily exempt from IRB treatment certain equity exposures held by institutions as at 31 December 2007. These RTS specify the conditions under which competent authorities can grant such an exemption.