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 closes investigation into possible breach of Union law by the Danish and Estonian supervisory authorities

    The EBA has closed its formal investigation into a possible breach of Union law by the Estonian Financial Services Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) and the Danish Financial Services Authority (Finanstilsynet) in connection with money laundering activities linked to Danske Bank and its Estonian branch in particular. At a vote at its meeting on 16 April 2019 the EBA’s Board of Supervisors rejected a proposal for a breach of Union law recommendation.

    17/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA updates list of diversified indices

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today the list of diversified indices, which was originally published in December 2013. The list is part of the implementing technical standards (ITS) drafted to calculate the capital requirements for position risk in equities according to the standardised rules. The list was updated according to the procedure and methodology laid down in the ITS and submitted to the European Commission for endorsement.

    11/04/2019 - News - Press releases

  • ESAs publish Joint Advice on Information and Communication Technology risk management and cybersecurity

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) today published two pieces of Joint Advice in response to requests made by the European Commission in its March 2018 FinTech Action Plan

    10/04/2019 - News

  • The Joint Committee of the ESAs publishes its 2018 Annual Report

    The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) – EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – published today its 2018 Annual Report providing a detailed account of all the joint work achieved in the past year.

    09/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final draft standards on the conditions to allow institutions to calculate capital requirements of securitised exposures (Kirb) in accordance with the purchased receivables approach

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) setting out conditions to allow institutions to calculate capital requirements of the securitised exposures (KIRB) in accordance with the purchased receivables approach laid down in the amended Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). These draft RTS aim at striking the right balance between the need to acknowledge the specific circumstances under which institutions calculate capital requirements in the context of a securitisation transaction and the need to maintain appropriately safe and prudent requirements on the internal modelling of capital requirements. The RTS are part of 28 mandates assigned to the EBA within its important role in the implementation of the new securitisation framework.

    08/04/2019 - Press releases

  • EBA centralises information on administrative sanctions or measures under AMLD4

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) brought together, on its website, links to national competent authorities' websites where users will be able to access information on sanctions and administrative measures competent authorities have imposed for breaches of applicable anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) obligations.

    03/04/2019 - News

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