The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) today hosts its 4th “Joint ESAs Consumer Protection Day” in Paris.
- 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 di...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its report on the impact assessment and calibration of the Leverage Ratio (LR), recommending the introduction of a LR minimum requirement in the EU to mitigate the risk of excessive leverage. The analysis suggests that the potential impact of introducing a LR requirement of 3% on the provision of financing by credit institutions would be relatively moderate, while, overall, it should lead to more stable credit institutions. The report will inf...
The EBA today issued a report on recent trends in asset quality in the EU banking sector. The analysis is based on supervisory data on non-performing loans (NPLs) and forbearance (FBL) for over 160 EU banks. The report shows that despite improvements NPLs remain high, with associated implications for the economy and bank’s profitability. The report identifies various structural impediments to addressing NPLs and sets out three key areas for improvement.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched today a public consultation on its interim report on the implementation and design of the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL). The interim report is addressed to the European Commission, and it will inform a future legislative proposal on the implementation of the Financial Stability Board’s “total loss-absorbing capacity” (TLAC) standard in the EU and the review of MREL. Further elements will be covered in the EBA’s...
- EBA consults on technical standards on MREL reporting by Resolution Authorities
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on the procedures and templates which Resolution Authorities should use when informing the EBA of the minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) that have been set for each institution under their jurisdiction. These standards will enable the EBA to monitor on a consistent basis the implementation of MREL across the Union.
24/10/2016 - News
- EBA calls for a simplified and more harmonised large exposures regime
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its response to the European Commission’s call for advice of 26 April 2016 on the review of the large exposures framework laid down in the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). The EBA’s response has been provided in the form of a report divided in three different sections and including also recommendations to entrust the EBA with additional mandates to further simplify and harmonise the large exposures regime. This report will support the Commission in its review of the large exposures framework as part of the overall CRR review.
24/10/2016 - Press releases
- EBA holds a public hearing on Covered Bonds
On 18 November 2016, from 13.00 to 16.00 UK time, the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be holding a public hearing to outline its draft proposals on the European covered bond framework. The hearing comes as a follow-up to the recommendation by the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) and ahead of the expected publication of the final report by end of 2016.
20/10/2016 - News
- EBA recommends that only investment firms identified as GSIIs and OSIIs be subject to the full CRDIV/CRR
The European Banking Authority (EBA) responded today to the European Commission’s call for technical advice on the criteria to identify the class of investment firms for which the prudential regime laid down in the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) and Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) is applicable. In general, the EBA recommends that only those investment firms that are currently identified as Other Systemically Important Institutions (OSIIs) remain subject to the full CRD/CRR regime.
20/10/2016 - News
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The video of the EBA 5th Anniversary Conference is available to be viewed here.
- Public Hearing on ITS on MREL reporting by Resolution Authorities
14/11/2016 , Van Gogh room, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK
- Public Hearing on Covered Bonds
18/11/2016 , Picasso room, EBA, floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK
- Public Hearing on Technical Standards under PAD
21/11/2016 , Picasso room, EBA, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK
- Public hearing on Guidelines on ICT risk assessment under SREP
22/11/2016 , Picasso room, Floor 46, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA, UK