Transparency and accountability
Transparency and accountability are important principles of the EBA’s work.
The EBA publishes a large amount of information about its work and engages frequently with citizens, academics, industry representatives and institutional stakeholders when developing its proposals and carrying out its tasks.
As a public user of our website you can, for example:
Find out how we avoid and manage staff and governing body conflicts of interest
See how we spend our budget
See the calendars of our senior management and our meetings held by staff with stakeholders
Review research workshop papers and contribute to workshops
Respond to our public consultations
Find our views on current and past risks in the banking sector
Access to documents
EU citizens and any other natural or legal person residing or having a registered office in an EU Member State have a right of access to documents produced or held by the EBA. The principles, conditions and exceptions relating to access to documents request are set out in Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001. Further details can be found in the EBA’s Decision on Access to Documents (EBA DC 036).
Requests for access to documents should:
Identify the requester and provide their contact details;
Identify the document or if not possible, specify the nature of the document and the necessary details to enable the EBA to identify whether it holds such a document.
How to submit a request
Requests may be submitted in any of the official EU languages:
- by email to AtD@eba.europa.eu
- by ordinary mail to:
Access to Documents – Legal & Compliance Unit
European Banking Authority
20 avenue André Prothin
92927 Paris La Défense CEDEX
- by filling out the document request form