Part V – Declaration of assurance

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I, the undersigned, François-Louis Michaud, Executive Director of the European Banking Authority, in my capacity as Authorising Officer, declare that the information contained in this report gives a true and fair view.

State that I have reasonable assurance that the resources assigned to the activities described in this report have been used for their intended purpose and in accordance with the principle of sound financial management, and that the control procedures put in place give the necessary guarantees concerning the legality and regularity of the underlying transactions.

This reasonable assurance is based on my own judgement and on the information at my disposal such as the results of the self-assessment, ex ante verifications and ex post controls performed during the year, or the reports of the Internal Audit Service and of the European Court of Auditors.

I confirm that I am not aware of anything not reported which could harm the interests of the European Banking Authority.


Paris, 14 June 2024

François-Louis Michaud

Executive Director of the European Banking Authority