Article 80

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Article 80
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Continuing review of the quality of own funds and eligible liabilities instruments
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1.  EBA shall monitor the quality of own funds and eligible liabilities instruments issued by institutions across the Union and shall notify  the Commission immediately where there is significant evidence that those instruments do not meet the respective eligibility criteria set out in this Regulation.
Competent authorities shall, without delay and upon request by EBA, forward all information to EBA that EBA considers relevant concerning new capital instruments or new types of liabilities issued in order to enable EBA to monitor the quality of own funds and eligible liabilities instruments issued by institutions across the Union.

2.  A notification shall include the following:

(a)    a detailed explanation of the nature and extent of the shortfall identified;

(b)    technical advice on the action by the Commission that EBA considers to be necessary;

(c)    significant developments in the methodology of EBA for stress testing the solvency of institutions.

3.  EBA shall provide technical advice to the Commission on any significant changes it considers to be required to the definition of own funds and eligible liabilities as a result of any of the following:

(a)    relevant developments in market standards or practice;

(b)    changes in relevant legal or accounting standards;

(c)    significant developments in the methodology of EBA for stress testing the solvency of institutions.

4.  EBA shall provide technical advice to the Commission by 1 January 2014 on possible treatments of unrealised gains measured at fair value other than including them in Common Equity Tier 1 without adjustment. Such recommendations shall take into account relevant developments in international accounting standards and in international agreements on prudential standards for banks.