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Article 415 and the treatment of forward starting collateral swaps.

Article 415 states "The reporting formats shall include all the necessary information and shall allow EBA to assess whether secured lending and collateral swap transactions where liquid assets referred to in points (a), (b) and (c) of Article 416(1) have been obtained against collateral that does not qualify under points (a), (b) and (c) of Article 416(1) have been properly unwound." I assume "collateral swaps" referred to above does not include forward starting collateral swaps. I.e. collateral swaps that have not yet had an initial exchange of paper.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_548 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Liquidity (LCR, NSFR, AMM) | Date of submission: 21/11/2013

Inconsistency in validation rules v0532_m.

Between v0532_m and v0533_m. The validation rule is different but they impact the same range of rows (040-090). We believe this range should be removed from rule v0532_m.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_514 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - COREP (incl. IP Losses) | Date of submission: 07/11/2013

Scope of LE5 template: Maturity buckets of the 10 largest exposures to institutions and the 10 largest exposures to unregulated financial entities: detail of the exposures to individual clients within groups of connected clients

Is there a threshold foreseen to fill in this table? Or do we have to fill in all the exposures on individual clients, who belong to a group of connected clients (that need to be reported in template 'LE4'?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_395 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Large Exposures | Date of submission: 16/10/2013

Reporting of investments in subsidiaries that are not included in the prudential scope consolidation.

Annex V states that dividend income from subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures which are outside the scope of consolidation shall be reported within "Share of profit or (-) loss of investments in subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates". Based on this statement we need clarification regarding the line in which the investments in subsidiaries that are not included in the prudential scope of consolidated should be reported in the balance sheet. Annex V p1.12 states with regard to accounting portfolios that "these aggregations do not include investments in subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates [...]." Example: A subsidiary is not included in the prudential scope of consolidation and should therefore be included in the IAS category "Available for sale". Should the carrying amount of this investment be reported in line item F 01.01, r140, c010 or in line item F 01.01, r260, c010? If it needs to be included in line item F 01.01, r260, c010: How should those investments be measured according to IFRS at the reporting date (at cost vs. at fair value)?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_340 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - FINREP (incl. FB&NPE) | Date of submission: 04/10/2013

Reporting of Collateral of Covered Bonds

In the template for the Covered Bonds Issuances, the collateral has to be reported separately for each CB. The respective bank, however, has one cover pool backing several issuances. Should this cover pool be broken down proportionally on each CB or is no breakdown required?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Draft ITS on Supervisory Reporting of Institutions

ID: 2013_491 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Asset Encumbrance | Date of submission: 01/11/2013

Cash Inflows excluded from inflow cap

Article 425(1) reads: “Capped inflows shall be the liquidity inflows limited to 75% of liquidity outflows. Institutions may exempt liquidity inflows from deposits placed with other institutions and qualifying for the treatments set out in Article 113(6) or (7) from this limit. Institutions may exempt liquidity inflows from monies due from borrowers and bond investors related to mortgage lending funded by bonds eligible for the treatment set out in Article 129(4), (5) or (6) or by bonds as referred to in Article 52(4) of Directive 2009/65/EC from this limit…” Is the interpretation correct that mortgages that are used as a cover pool for credit enhancing a covered bonds transaction can be excluded from the inflow cap? In contrast to the original Basel III papers it is not possible to identify the definition of the general provision, capping inflows at 75% of cash outflows. Is the inflow cap applicable to every item in the template or at the calculation of the summed amounts?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_485 | Topic: Liquidity risk | Date of submission: 01/11/2013

Treatment of collateral posted from client to clearing Member in Large Exposures

Does Article 390(1) of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR) include collateral posted from client to clearing member?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_474 | Topic: Large exposures | Date of submission: 01/11/2013

Stock financing

Could you please clarify if the positions that are purely ‘stock financing’, as defined in Article 3(1)(l) of Directive 2006/49/EC, but not defined in Regulation (EU) No. 575/2013 (CRR), may be excluded from the calculation of own funds requirements for commodities risk under Part three, Title IV, Chapter 4 of the CRR, as was allowed under Directive 2006/49/EC.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_422 | Topic: Market risk | Date of submission: 23/10/2013

Inconsistent wording/references between reporting templates and ITS

There are several inconsistencies between the reporting templates and ITS (examples given below) and it would be useful to understand whether the EBA intends to review and update the documents where needed.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_406 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Liquidity (LCR, NSFR, AMM) | Date of submission: 18/10/2013

Exclusion of eligible CVA hedges from the specific risk capital requirements (market risk)

When an institution enters into a transaction to hedge the credit valuation adjustment ("CVA") risk on a portfolio of trades with a non-financial counterparty ("NFC") own funds requirements for specific risk, which falls within the scope of the exemption provided under article 382.4.a (i.e., a NFC that is under the EMIR thresholds), can the institution take advantage of the provision of article 386.3 whereby the hedge is exempt from own funds requirements for specific risk?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_402 | Topic: Market risk | Date of submission: 17/10/2013

Alternative treatment of the exposure measure: Notional amount

Is the scope of products limited to the scope for calculation of credit equivalent (without FX contracts < 14 days, without future, written options,… ) or not?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_397 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Leverage ratio | Date of submission: 16/10/2013

Reporting treatment of forward starting trades

Further clarification on the reporting treatment of forward starting trades would be appreciated. A forward starting trade will have two cash flows, one at the start and one at the maturity of the trade. For example, a forward starting deposit will have an inflow at the start to reflect the deposit being received, while an outflow at maturity to reflect the repayment of the deposit. It is not clear, however, how the flows should be reported.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_380 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Liquidity (LCR, NSFR, AMM) | Date of submission: 10/10/2013

Treatment of clients' exposures

Is it a requirement for the criteria in Article 305, paragraph 2, subparagraph (b) to be fulfilled that the client has an agreement with a clearing member in place, which, while not guaranteeing porting, has been identified to the relevant CCP as a back-up clearing broker for that client?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_366 | Topic: Market infrastructures | Date of submission: 09/10/2013

Reporting of credit & liquidity facilities art 424.(5)

What amount should be included in the column 'outflow', rows 1260-1330 of template C.52 ?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_322 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Liquidity (LCR, NSFR, AMM) | Date of submission: 03/10/2013

Counterparty Credit Risk

Article 273(6) outlines that "For a given counterparty, the exposure value for a given netting set of OTC derivative instruments listed in Annex II calculated in accordance with this Chapter shall be the greater of zero and the difference between the sum of exposure values across all netting sets with the counterparty and the sum of CVA for that counterparty being recognised by the institution as an incurred write-down" In the event that an institution does not fulfil the conditions outlined in Article 296 & Article 297 and as a result does not benefit from the recognition of contractual netting agreements, can this institution then reduce the exposure value by the amount of the CVA for that counterparty that has been recognised as an incurred write down when calculating exposure value?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Not applicable

ID: 2013_134 | Topic: Market risk | Date of submission: 07/08/2013

Reporting of repos and reverse repos with underlying liquid asset collateral

Clarification on the reporting of repos and reverse repos with underlying collateral which is eligible for inclusion in the liquid asset buffer is needed. In particular, CRR Article 416 allows for unencumbered assets obtained through reverse repo transactions to be included within the pool of liquid assets and greater clarity is needed therefore on how these should be reported on C51.00 and C53.00.

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_274 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - Liquidity (LCR, NSFR, AMM) | Date of submission: 24/09/2013

Subordinated Debt holdings

The definition of subordinated assets appears very broad - it seems to include any asset which is not highest in the order of priority. [Para 45 refers to a detailed definition in para 54: “Subordinated debt” instruments provide a subsidiary claim on the issuing institution that can only be exercised after all claims with a higher status have been satisfied”] Can the definition be interepreted as being any asset which has specific element of subordination according to its own terms and conditions rather than being a requirement to relate to all other assets?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_547 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - FINREP (incl. FB&NPE) | Date of submission: 21/11/2013

Template C18.00 - Market Risk: Standardised Approach for Position Risks in Traded Debt Instruments (MKR SA TDI)

COREP: With regards to MKR SA TDI: All Positions, the instructions state that columns c010 [Long] and c020 [Short] should exclude underwritten positions subscribed or sub-underwritten by third parties. Can the EBA confirm whether this exclusion applies across the whole template?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_530 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - COREP (incl. IP Losses) | Date of submission: 15/11/2013

Add precisions about (CA4) rows 660 and 670

Instructions about row 660 (ID19 - Risk weighted exposures of AT1 holdings in financial sector entities which are not deducted from the institution's AT1 capital) refered to article 60 of CRR 575/2013. Instructions about row 670 (ID20 - Risk weighted exposures of T2 holdings in financial sector entities which are not deducted from the institution's T2 capital) refered to article 70 of CRR 575/2013. The reference to the paragraph is missing. These instructions should refered respectively to articles 60 (4) and 70 (4), as done for row 650 - ID 18 (which refers to article 46, paragraph 4).

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_522 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - COREP (incl. IP Losses) | Date of submission: 12/11/2013

Accumulated Changes in Fair Value due to Credit Risk

Tables 4.1, 4.2, 6, 8, 20.4, 20.7 and 45.1 all require information pertaining to accumulated changes in fair value due to credit risk, and point the respondent to Annex V.46 and IFRS 7.9 as technical references. Annex V.46 requires that “accumulated changes in fair value due to credit risk” figures shall be reported for financial assets at fair value through profit or loss”. The related IFRS guidance (IFRS 7.9) under the heading “Financial assets or financial liabilities at fair value through profit or loss” requires that if the entity has designated as measured at fair value a financial asset (or group of financial assets) that would otherwise be measured at amortised cost, it shall disclose . . . the amount of change, during the period and cumulatively in the fair value of the financial asset (or group of financial assets) that is attributable to changes in the credit risk of the financial asset”. Could the EBA confirm that this request relates only to financial assets that would otherwise be measured at amortised cost, and that it does not relate to trading assets?

Legal act: Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)

COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs: Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)

ID: 2013_517 | Topic: Supervisory reporting - FINREP (incl. FB&NPE) | Date of submission: 11/11/2013