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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

  • ESAs publish amended technical standards on the mapping of ECAIs under the Capital Requirements Regulation

    The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) published today a second amendment to the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on the mapping of credit assessments of External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for credit risk under the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). The amendment reflects the outcome of a monitoring exercise on the adequacy of existing mappings. The ITS are part of the EU Single Rulebook for banking aimed at creating a safe and sound regulatory framework consistently applicable across the European Union (EU).

    20/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA updates on its work in response to the Commission's call for advice on Basel III implementation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) is currently finalising its impact assessment on the implementation of Basel III, in response to the European Commission’s call for advice it received on 4 May 2018. The findings of the assessment in the areas of credit risk, operational risk, output floor and securities financing transactions will be published in a report by the end of July 2019. The findings in the area of market risk and CVA will be published at a later stage, owing to the later completion of these parts of the Basel III framework.

    16/05/2019 - News

  • José Manuel Campa takes up his position as Chairperson of the EBA

    José Manuel Campa officially assumed his new post as Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA) on 1 May 2019, after the European Parliament confirmed his nomination by the EBA’s Board of Supervisor on 14 March 2019.

    03/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA launches consultation on technical standards on the standardised approach for counterparty credit risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on four draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the Standardised Approach for Counterparty Credit Risk (SA-CCR). These draft technical standards specify key aspects of the SA-CCR and represent an important contribution to its smooth harmonised implementation in the EU. The draft technical standards were developed based on the mandates included in the latest available version of proposed amended Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR2). The consultation runs until 2 August 2019.

    02/05/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA sees significant improvement in the work of supervisory colleges in 2018 but efforts are still needed to enhance the risk assessment reports and the joint decisions

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2018 Report on supervisory colleges, which summarises its findings on the monitoring of supervisory colleges for the main cross-border European banking groups. Considering the progress observed in the functioning of colleges over the years, the Report mainly focuses on the quality of the colleges’ deliverables and highlights examples of good practice. Overall, the EBA has identified significant improvement in the colleges’ deliverables although further efforts are needed, in particular to ensure that the group risk/liquidity risk assessment reports form a real joint assessment of the group-wide risks.

    30/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes clarifications to a third set of issues raised by its Working Group on APIs under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today clarifications to a third set of issues that had been raised and discussed by participants of its Working Group (WG) on APIs under PSD2. The clarifications respond to issues raised on the portability of ‘wide usage' data between EU Member States and on eIDAS certificates, in particular with regards to passporting, their use during the ‘wide usage' period, and the reliance on the certificates by account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs). The clarifications also respond to questions on the use by Third Party Providers (TPPs) of agents and outsourcees for accessing payment accounts data and on the interpretation of the conditions of "widely used" and "design to the satisfaction of the TPPs".

    26/04/2019 - News

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