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Press releases

  • EBA publishes an Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication (SCA) under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The Opinion is a response to continued queries from market actors as to which authentication approaches the EBA considers to be compliant with SCA. The Opinion also addresses concerns about the preparedness and compliance of some actors in the payments chain with the SCA requirements that apply as of 14 September 2019.

    21/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA consults on draft Guidelines on loan origination and monitoring

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on its draft Guidelines on loan origination and monitoring. Learning from the elevated levels of non-performing exposures (NPEs) across the EU in recent years, the draft guidelines aim to ensure that institutions have robust and prudent standards for credit risk taking, management and monitoring, and that newly originated loans are of high credit quality. The draft Guidelines also aim to ensure that the institutions’ practices are aligned with consumer protection rules and AML requirements. The consultation runs until 30 September 2019.

    19/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA updates data on Deposit Guarantee Schemes across the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today 2018 data relating to two key concepts in the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD): available financial means, and covered deposits. The EBA publishes this data on a yearly basis to enhance the transparency and public accountability of deposit guarantee schemes (DGSs) across the EU to the benefit of depositors, markets, policymakers, DGSs and Members States.

    17/06/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes its 2018 Annual Report

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2018 Annual Report, which provides a detailed account of all the work the Authority achieved in the past year and anticipates the key areas of focus in the coming year.

    29/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes amended technical standards on supervisory and resolution reporting for EU institutions and the corresponding DPM and XBRL taxonomy 2.9

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today amendments to the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting. The updated corresponding Data Point Model (DPM) and XBRL taxonomy include amendments to COREP and Liquidity, as well as to resolution planning reporting. This package forms part of the EBA reporting framework version 2.9, which will be applicable for first submissions of data as of December 2019 (Resolution), March 2020 (COREP) and April 2020 (Liquidity).

    28/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA advises on the equivalence of supervisory and regulatory requirements for Argentina

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its Opinion addressed to the European Commission following its assessment of non-EU countries' equivalence with the EU prudential supervision and regulatory requirements, whereby it concluded that the supervisory and regulatory framework applicable to credit institutions in Argentina can be regarded as equivalent to that applied in the Union.

    22/05/2019 - Press releases

  • ESAs launch consultation on technical standards on the reporting of intra-group transactions and risk concentration for Financial Conglomerates

    The three European Supervisory Authorities, the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the European Securities Markets Supervisory Authority (ESMA) launched today a consultation on draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITSs) on the reporting of intra-group transactions and risk concentration for Financial Conglomerates. The draft technical standards were developed based on the mandate included in Financial Conglomerates Directive (FICOD). The consultation runs until 15 August 2019.

    22/05/2019 - News - Press releases

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