News & press

In this section, you will find news, press releases and speeches published by the EBA as well as a calendar of events including the EBA's major activities and key dates

Latest news and press releases

  • Adam Farkas steps down as EBA Executive Director

    Adam Farkas has announced his resignation from his post as Executive Director of the European Banking Authority (EBA), which will be effective on 31 January 2020.

    17/09/2019 - News

  • EU financial regulators highlight risks of a no-deal Brexit and search for yield

    The European Union's (EU) banking, insurance, pensions and securities sectors continue to face a range of risks, the latest report on "Risks and Vulnerabilities in the EU Financial System" published today by the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) shows.

    12/09/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA issues revised list of validation rules

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued today a revised list of validation rules in its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting, highlighting those which have been deactivated either for incorrectness or for triggering IT problems. Competent Authorities throughout the EU are informed that data submitted in accordance with these ITS should not be formally validated against the set of deactivated rules.

    10/09/2019 - News

  • EBA will clarify the prudential treatment applicable to own funds instruments at the end of the grandfathering period expiring on 31 December 2021

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) announced today its intention to provide clarity on the appropriate treatment of the so-called ‘legacy instruments' at the end of 2021, when the benefits of the grandfathering period will expire. The aim of the clarification is to preserve a consistent and high quality capital base for EU institutions under the CRR.

    09/09/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA adds the Securitisation Regulation to its online Interactive Single Rulebook and Q&A tools

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has updated its online Interactive Single Rulebook and Q&A tool with the inclusion of the “simple, transparent and standardised” (STS) Securitisation Regulation, (EU) 2017/2402.

    04/09/2019 - News

  • EU banks' funding plans indicate increased appetite for market-based funding in the coming years

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its annual update on EU banks’ funding plans and asset encumbrance, which helps EU supervisors assess the sustainability of banks’ main sources of funding. The results of the funding plans assessment show that banks plan to increase debt issuances over the next 3 years, in particular unsecured debt instruments. The asset encumbrance report shows a stability of the overall weighted average asset encumbrance ratio in 2018, which is positive for the funding structure of the banking sector.

    28/08/2019 - Press releases

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