Question ID:
2022_6508
Legal Act:
Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)
Topic:
Transparency and Pillar 3
Article:
449a
COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs/Recommendations:
Not applicable
Article/Paragraph:
Final draft implementing technical standards on prudential disclsosures on ESG risks in accordance with Article 449a CRR - template 10
Disclose name of institution / entity:
Yes
Name of institution / submitter:
Finance Denmark
Country of incorporation / residence:
Danmark
Type of submitter:
Industry association
Subject Matter:
Template 10: Other climate change mitigating actions - Covered bonds
Question:

Is it correct that a covered bond will be classified as a bond with a credit institution (financial corporation) as counterparty?

Background on the question:

We would like to be sure how to classify covered bonds.

Date of submission:
01/07/2022
Published as Final Q&A:
25/11/2022
Final Answer:

According to Article 3 (1) of the Directive (EU) 2019/2162 covered bonds are debt obligations issued by credit institutions. Therefore, provided they are eligible for disclosure in Template 10: Other climate change mitigating actions that are mot covered in the EU Taxonomy of Annex XXXIX to the Final draft implementing technical standards on prudential disclosures on ESG risks in accordance with 449a CRR, they should be disclosed under ' Financial corporations' type of counterparty (row ' Bonds').

Status:
Final Q&A
Answer prepared by:
Answer prepared by the EBA.
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