2006

  • CEBS Publishes RECAST version of guidelines on Financial Reporting

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is today publishing a new release of the Guidelines on Financial Reporting (FINREP). These guidelines are intended to be used by credit institutions when preparing prudential reports to be sent to any European Union Supervisory Authority according to the IAS/IFRS endorsed by the European Commission.

    15/12/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes additional guidelines on stress testing

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is today publishing additional technical guidance to complement the CEBS guidelines on the Supervisory Review Process issued in January 2006 in the area of stress testing.

    14/12/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes additional technical guidelines on concentration risk

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is publishing the final technical guidelines on application of the supervisory review process in relation to concentration risk under Pillar 2.

    14/12/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes Guidelines on Outsourcing

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is publishing today the final set of guidelines on outsourcing of credit institutions' business activities. The aim of the CEBS guidelines is to promote an approriate level of convergence in supervisory approaches to outsourcing. The proposed guidelines are based on current supervisory and market practices and also take into account international and European developments in the field outsourcing.

    14/12/2006 - Press releases

  • Invitation to stakeholders to take part in a survey of CEBS' progress

    CEBS is pleased to invite you to take part in an online survey to assess its progress and impact. It will be conducted on CEBS’ behalf by Ipsos MORI, the leading market research agency. The information will be invaluable in assisting us to review and assess CEBS’ work programme and, if necessary, to adapt its strategy and priorities. We are very interested in your views and opinions and for this reason hope you can spare a few minutes to complete this survey. The deadline for completing the questionnaire is 31 January 2007.

    30/11/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS Publishes Recast Version of the Guidelines On Common Reporting

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is today publishing a new release of the Guidelines on Common Reporting (COREP). These guidelines are intended to be used by credit institutions and investment firms when preparing prudential reports to be sent to any European Union Supervisory Authority according to the new capital framework established in the new capital regulation.

    16/10/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes final technical guidance on application of the supervisory review process in relation to interest rate risk in the banking book

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is today publishing additional technical guidance on application of the supervisory review process under the Capital Requirements Directive.

    03/10/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS today publishes a report on industry practices on large exposures

    CEBS has published a report on industry practices with regard to the management and measurement of large exposures. The report also provides feedback on industry's views on the current regulatory environment.

    31/08/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes questionnnaire on commodity firms and commodities business

    CEBS has received a call for advice from the European Commission on prudential treatment of commodities business. In order to respond and consult with a sufficiently broad spectrum of firms of all sizes, CEBS has published a questionnaire on current industry practices and thinking in relation to the measurement and management of commodity risk.

    22/08/2006 - Press releases

  • European supervisors agree on the outcome of the informal joint assessment process of three external credit assessment institutions

    Competent supervisory authorities across Europe have reached a shared view on the Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, and Moody's Investors Service eligibility for regulatory capital purposes and on the mapping of their credit assessments.

    04/08/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes surveys on supervisory rules on own funds and on recent market trends in new capital instruments

    CEBS has published a survey of the national implementation of the current rules on own funds. CEBS also publishes in parallel an analysis of recent market trends in, and the main characteristics of, new capital

    23/06/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS Quantitative impact study shows expected results

    CEBS has published a report on the effects of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) on the amount of the regulatory minimum capital in Europe. The report summarises the results of the fifth Quantitative Impact Study (QIS 5) and shows expected reduction of minimum capital requirements after implementation of new directive.

    16/06/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes consultation paper on stress testing

    CEBS has started a public consultation on additional technical guidance on the application of the supervisory review process under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD). The guidelines on stress testing will be applied within the dialogue between supervisors and institutions and should not be interpreted as resulting automatically in the need for additional capital.

    09/06/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS today publishes a report on supervisory practices on large exposures

    CEBS has carried out a survey of member states competent authorities' implementation of the large exposures rules.

    03/05/2006 - News - Press releases

  • CEBS extends the deadline for responses to questionnaire on large exposures

    CEBS has extended the timeline by one month for market participants to respond to the questionnaire on large exposures. The revised deadline is now 16 June 2006.

    25/04/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS opens second round of consultation on the standards for outsourcing

    CEBS has started a second round of public consultation on the standards for outsourcing of credit institutions' business activities. The consultation runs until 6 July 2006.

    06/04/2006 - Press releases

  • Guidelines on the implementation, validation and assessment of Advanced Measurement (AMA) and Internal Ratings Based (IRB) Approaches

    CEBS has published its guidelines on the implementation, validation and assessment of the risk management and risk measurement systems used by credit institutions and investment firms applying to move to an advanced approach to calculate their capital requirements.

    04/04/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes a questionnaire on market practics on large exposures

    CEBS has received a call for advice from the European Commission on the review of the large exposures rules in the EU which requests CEBS to undertake a survey of market practices in this respect. This survey is conducted via public questionnaire and responses are requested by 18 May 2006.

    23/03/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS opens consultation on additional technical guidance

    ON APPLICATION OF THE SUPERVISORY REVIEW PROCESS CEBS has started a public consultation on additional technical guidance on application of the supervisory review process under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD). The consultation period runs until 23 June 2006.

    23/03/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS updates the supervisory disclosure framework

    CEBS has updated the supervisory disclosure framework and its website demo in light of the final version of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD).

    23/03/2006 - Press releases

  • The impact of IAS/IFRS on banks' regulatory capital and main balance sheet items

    The introduction of IAS/IFRS has been a source of concern to supervisory authorities, notably because of fears that these standards could jeopardise the criteria that regulatory own funds have to fulfil. CEBS subsequently undertook an analysis of a sample of institutions' financial data to determine whether the supervisory concerns are justified and to what extent the Guidelines on prudential filters are effective.

    14/02/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS, CEIOPS and CESR publish common work programme for 2006

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS), the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) have published a common cross-sector work programme for 2006. This work programme builds further on the Joint Protocol signed by the three Committees on 24 November 2005.

    06/02/2006 - Press releases

  • Guidelines for cooperation between consolidating supervisors and host supervisors

    CEBS has published guidelines on cooperation between supervisors of EU banking groups and investment firms. The guidelines are designed to promote an efficient supervisory framework for groups that operate in several EU jurisdictions, by enhancing the practical operational networking of national supervisors.

    25/01/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes guidelines on supervisory review process

    CEBS has published guidelines on the Application of the Supervisory Review Process under Pillar 2. The supervisory review process is a central component of the new Capital Requirements Directive (CRD).

    25/01/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS publishes guidelines on supervisory cooperation for cross-border banking and investment firm groups

    CEBS has published guidelines on cooperation between supervisors of EU banking groups and investment firms. The guidelines are designed to promote an efficient supervisory framework for groups that operate in several EU jurisdictions, by enhancing the practical operational networking of national supervisors.

    25/01/2006 - Press releases

  • Guidelines on the recognition of External Credit Assessment Institutions

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) is today publishing final guidelines for a common approach to the recognition of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD).

    20/01/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS opens second round of consultation on the validation and assessment of credit and operational risk approaches

    CEBS has started a second round of public consultation on some aspects of the validation and assessment of the risk management and risk measurement systems used by credit institutions and investment firms to calculate their capital requirements. The consultation runs until 16 February 2006

    20/01/2006 - Press releases

  • CEBS elects new chair

    Mme Dani?le Nouy, Secretary General of the French Banking Commission (Commission Bancaire), has been elected Chair of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS).

    18/01/2006 - Press releases

  • Guidelines on Common Reporting (2006)

    The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) today published guidelines on a common reporting framework (COREP) to be used by credit institutions and investment firms when they report their solvency ratio to supervisory authorities under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD)*.

    13/01/2006 - Press releases