The EBA facilitates the exchange of information between competent authorities, ESAs, incumbent and new entrant institutions, technology providers and other market players about FinTech.
Below you can find a list of all past and upcoming events:
EBA, EIOPA and ESMA (together, the ESAs) hosted a workshop to present preliminary findings and engage in a discussion with stakeholders regarding the European Commission’s request for technical advice on digital finance and related issues.
The agenda covered the preliminary ESAs’ findings on market developments, risks and opportunities, and the regulatory and supervisory challenges raised by the digitalization of financial services. The ESAs will also present considerations for the way forward. The objective of this workshop is to discuss the preliminary findings and potential way forward with the participants with a view to further informing their research, analysis and proposals which will be submitted to the European Commission and published in January 2022.
The workshop is open to all stakeholders active in the digital finance field, such as financial entities, ICT service providers, digital platforms, industry and consumers associations, supervisors, consultants, academics. This workshop is not open to press.
You can find more details on the event page.
The EBA hosted a virtual event, an industry workshop on the challenges in the adoption of AI, on 29 October 2020 from 10.00 to 12.30 CET.
In light of the recent Digital Finance Strategy of the European Commission, as well as the upcoming EU regulatory framework for AI (expected in 2021), the EBA wishes to continue its ongoing engagement with industry and follow up on specific conclusions of its Big Data and Advanced Analytics report in order to inform upcoming policy discussions. The event focused on data management and ethical aspects, which were identified as prevailing areas in the AI adoption with a potential need for direction. Speakers and panelists discussed the practical challenges in the AI adoption and shared their experiences.
This EBA virtual event brought together the following distinguished speakers and panellists:
In the context of its FinTech Knowledge Hub, the European Banking Authority (EBA) is pleased to announce its next virtual engagement with the industry, aiming to collect the views of cloud service providers on the upcoming oversight framework as proposed by the European Commission’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA).
The workshop will take place on 23 October 2020 from 14.30 to 16.00 CET and it will be a closed workshop, by invitation only. The target audience includes representatives of public authorities (e.g. European Commission, competent authorities, ESMA, EIOPA) and (ii) ICT service providers, members of the FinTech Knowledge Hub.
In light of the recent legislative proposal (DORA), the EBA wishes to continue its ongoing engagement with cloud service providers and follow up on discussions on the role of critical ICT third party providers in ensuring a digital operational resilience across the EU financial sector. In particular, this event will be focusing on the oversight framework proposed for critical ICT third party providers, including the envisaged roles of the ESAs and the competent authorities, the governance mechanism, interaction with relevant stakeholders and the overall conduct of the oversight activities.
The programme of the event will be organised as follows:
François-Louis Michaud, Executive Director at the European Banking Authority (EBA)
Ruxandra Gabriela Adam, Legal and Policy Officer at European Commission (DG FISMA)
Slavka Eley, Head of the Banking Markets, Innovation and Products Unit at the EBA
One of the mandates conferred on the EBA, as laid down in Article 9(1)(a) of the EBA Regulation, is to collect, analyse and report on consumer trends. In order to fulfil this mandate, the EBA regularly publishes the Consumer Trends Report (CTR). On 29-30 October 2020, the EBA organised a workshop with national and EU consumer associations in order to feed information in the CTR 2020-21. The event achieved the following objectives:
Following on from the publication of the EBA Recommendations on Outsourcing to the Cloud in December 2017, this one day workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss the benefits and challenges brought about in implementing the Recommendations for using cloud in financial services. This workshop is for the benefit of competent authorities, cloud service providers and financial institutions (no press allowed) and will be structured around 3 panel discussions with audience participation encouraged.You can find the agenda here. Registration for this event is now closed.
Session 2 - HSBC Cloud - 17 Oct 2018
Session 4 - NY and DB - EBA Recs on cloud and Outsourcing GLs - 17 Oct 18
Session 4 - M Labarile - EC Update - 17 Oct 18 - NON - CONFIDENTIAL VERSION
Session 5 - Cloud BaFin presentation-17 Oct 2018
Session 5 - Cloud CSSF presentation-17 Oct 2018
Session 8 - Roundtable discussion - 17 Oct 18
As part of its FinTech Knowledge Hub activities, the EBA will be hosting this webinar to present the key findings and observations of the first product of its FinTech Roadmap – the thematic report on the impact of FinTech on incumbent credit institutions' business models. You can find the invitation to the webinar and agenda here. The webinar participants will also be invited to share their views on how FinTech changes the EU financial sector landscape. Registration for this event is now closed.
The EBA has held a supervisory workshop on APIs in the context of industry preparedness to the application of the Delegated Regulation on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication. This workshop included
demonstrations from a number of European banks of their API platforms for the purpose of sharing payment account customer data with account information service providers, payment initiation service providers and card-based payment instrument issuers. This workshop was aimed at supervisors of competent authorities with payment and PSD2 expertise.