Call for Advice

CEBS today received a call for advice on the review of the definition of own funds (CfA No. 4a)

Date: 01/07/2005

The Commission has asked CEBS to provide technical advice on a number of issues with regard to the definition of own funds. All interested parties are invited to provide initial comments to CEBS on areas identified in the call for advice by sending an e-mail to

Following this advice (and the CfA 4(b) in August 2006 and CfA(b) in October 2006), the following publications have been made: 

1. CEBS's questionnaire on own funds (2005)

2. CEBS's report on current rules on own funds and market trends in new capital instruments (2006)

3. CEBS's quantitative survey on hybrid capital instruments (March 2007)

4. CEBS's quantitative survey of eligible own funds (June 2007)