The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a supplementary data collection aimed at supporting the response to the European Commission's Call for Advice on the new prudential framework for investment firms. This exercise follows up on the first data collection launched on 15 July 2016 and the EBA Discussion Paper published on 4 November 2016, in which the EBA consulted on its proposals for developing a new prudential framework. In light of the feedback received in the consultation and the additional analysis undertaken, many valuable improvements have been made to the initial proposals. As a result, the EBA considers necessary to launch a supplementary data collection to support the final calibration and impact assessment of the new framework.
The data collection has been designed in a way that reduces that burden by limiting the number of variables requested to the minimum necessary to accomplish the intended purpose. The template includes some variables that were previously collected to allow the participation of firms that did not participate to the first data collection.
For the purpose of this data collection, the EBA published templates and instructions which are addressed to MiFID investment firms, including those that are expected to fall under the scope of MiFID II. The templates should be filled in and submitted to the respective Competent Authorities by 3 August 2017 at the latest. Firms that have previously participated in the first data collection are kindly invited to re-submit the new templates, filling in all the variables requested even if reported in the previous exercise.