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

  • EBA publishes updated ITS package for 2020 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an update to its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches. The ITS include all benchmarking portfolios that will be used for the 2020 benchmarking exercise.

    16/07/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA amends implementing technical standards on supervisory reporting with regard to financial information (FINREP)

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today amendments to the Implementing Technical standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting with regard to FINREP. The amendments concern the reporting requirements on non-performing exposures (NPE) and forbearance to allow monitoring of reporting institutions’ NPE strategies, the reporting requirements on profit and loss items and the implementation of the new International Financial Reporting Standard on leases (IFRS 16).

    16/07/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA reports on the monitoring of the LCR implementation in the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its first Report on the monitoring of liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) implementation in the EU. The EBA’s monitoring of the LCR contributes to a consistent application of EU law and promotes common supervisory approaches and practices in this area. The EBA intends to regularly monitor the implementation of the LCR for EU banks and update this Report on an ongoing basis to set out its observations and provide further guidance, where necessary.

    12/07/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA welcomes publication by the European Court of Auditors of special report on the EU-wide stress test

    The European Banking Authority welcomed today’s publication by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) of a special Report on the EU-wide stress test titled “EU-wide stress tests for banks: unparalleled amount of information on banks provided but greater coordination and focus on risks needed”. The EBA acknowledged the efforts made by the ECA in providing valuable insights to improve the efficiency of the EU-wide stress test in the future.

    10/07/2019 - News

  • ESAs publish recommendations on the supervision of retail financial services provided across borders

    The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) published today a Report on the cross-border supervision of retail financial services. In this report, the ESAs identified the main issues that national competent authorities (NCAs) face when supervising financial institutions that provide cross-border retail financial services within the EU and make recommendations to both NCAs and EU institutions on how to address them. In particular, the Report calls for more clarity on when activities carried out through digital means fall under passporting rules, and for considering the identified high-level principles on cooperation as the basis for any new legislation or possible amendment to current legislation.

    09/07/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes report on progress made on its roadmap to repair IRB models

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a progress report on the roadmap set out in 2016 to repair internal models used to calculate own funds requirements for credit risk under the Internal Ratings Based (IRB) approach. The roadmap aims to address the concerns about undue variability of own funds requirements and to restore trust in IRB models by ensuring comparability of the estimates of risk parameters, while retaining their risk sensitivity. This report marks the finalisation of the IRB regulatory review and provides clarity on the next steps.

    09/07/2019 - Press releases

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