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  • EBA sees further improvements in EU banks resilience but highlights challenges connected to profitability, funding and operational risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its annual report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector. The report is accompanied by the results of the EBA's 2018 EU-wide transparency exercise, which provide detailed information, in a comparable and accessible format, for 130 banks across the EU. Overall, the EU banking sector has continued to benefit from the positive macroeconomic developments in most European countries, which contributed to the increase in lending, further strengthening of banks’ capital ratios and improvements in asset quality. Profitability remains low on average and has not yet reached sustainable levels.

    14/12/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA issues a call for expressions of interest to participate in its working group on APIs under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a call for expressions of interest to participate in the its working group on Application Programming Interfaces under PSD2 (WG-API). The group will be composed of EBA staff, national competent authorities and representatives of a variety of external stakeholders, and will be chaired by the EBA.

    14/12/2018 - News

  • EBA consults on guidelines on ICT and security risk management

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) today launched a consultation on its draft Guidelines on ICT and security risk management. These Guidelines establish requirements for credit institutions, investment firms and payment service providers (PSPs) on the mitigation and management of their information and communication technology (ICT) risks and aim to ensure a consistent and robust approach across the Single market. The consultation runs until 13 March 2019.

    13/12/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final guidelines on the STS criteria in securitisation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines, which will provide a harmonised interpretation of the criteria for the securitisation to be eligible as simple, transparent and standardised (STS) on a cross-sectoral basis throughout the Union. These Guidelines will play a crucial role in the new EU securitisation framework that becomes applicable on 1 January 2019, by providing a single point of consistent interpretation of the STS criteria for all entities involved in the STS securitisation including originators, sponsors, investors, competent authorities and third party STS verifiers.

    12/12/2018 - Press releases

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