Question ID:
Legal Act:
Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)
Own funds
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Credit institution
Subject Matter:
Transitional provision for deferred tax assets that rely on future profitability

Article 478.2 of the CRR states "By way of derogation from paragraph 1, for the items referred in point (c) of Article 36(1) that existed prior to …, the applicable percentage for the purpose of point (c) of Article 469(1) shall fall within the following ranges" It is not clear to me what to read instead of "..." or how this date will be disclosed.

Background on the question:

The text is unclear

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Final Answer:

The missing date in the English version of Art. 478 of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR) on applicable percentages for deduction from Common Equity Tier 1, Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 items is a mistake, as well as the wrong date of 31 December 2017 in other language versions of the same article. These mistakes have been amended to 1 January 2014 by a corrigendum that has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (



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Update 26.03.2021: This Q&A has not yet been reviewed by the European Commission in the light of the changes introduced to Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR).