Question ID:
Legal Act:
Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD)
Intra-group financial support
COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs/Recommendations:
Not applicable
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Type of submitter:
Competent authority
Subject Matter:
Changes to financial support agreements

What is the correct course of action in case of changes to financial support agreements in situations where the competent authority has already authorised a group financial support agreement and transmitted it to resolution authorities in accordance with Article 22 Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD)?

Background on the question:

We would appreciate guidance on what to do in situations where a preapproved group financial support agreement has been changed or requires modification.

Date of submission:
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Final Answer:

In situations where changes to financial support agreements are carried out, the same procedure should be followed as for the original agreement, including the process outlined in Article 20 BRRD and approval by shareholders outlined in Article 21 BRRD.


The answers clarify provisions already contained in the applicable legislation. They do not extend in any way the rights and obligations deriving from such legislation nor do they introduce any additional requirements for the concerned operators and competent authorities. The answers are merely intended to assist natural or legal persons, including competent authorities and Union institutions and bodies in clarifying the application or implementation of the relevant legal provisions. Only the Court of Justice of the European Union is competent to authoritatively interpret Union law. The views expressed in the internal Commission Decision cannot prejudge the position that the European Commission might take before the Union and national courts.

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Answer prepared by the European Commission because it is a matter of interpretation of Union law.