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 work programme for 2020

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its detailed annual work programme for 2020, describing the specific activities and tasks of the Authority for the coming year and highlighting the key strategic areas of work from 2020 to 2022.

    10/10/2019 - Press releases

  • ESA's Joint Board of Appeal decides on appeal against the EBA

    The Joint Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – European Banking Authority, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, and European Securities and Markets Authority) published today its decision in the appeal by the credit rating agency Creditreform AG against the European Banking Authority.

    08/10/2019 - News

  • EBA urges continued progress in financial institutions' preparations for the UK's departure from the EU

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a communication on the remaining issues related to the preparation by financial institutions for the departure of the UK from the EU. In this communication, the EBA urges continued progress on contingency planning. Notably, to ensure that assets, appropriate staff and data are in place to support relevant authorisations and that customers are adequately informed.

    08/10/2019 - Press releases

  • Low profits and high costs remain a key challenge for the EU banking sector

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its quarterly Risk Dashboard covering Q2 data, which summarises the main risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector. Capital ratios have remained broadly stable and banks’ asset quality has further improved. However, low profitability keeps on being a key challenge for the sector.

    04/10/2019 - Press releases

  • ESAs highlight money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the EU financial sector

    The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) published today their second joint Opinion on the risks of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) affecting the European Union's (EU) financial sector. Drawing on data and information provided by national anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) competent authorities (CAs), the ESAs found that the monitoring of transactions and suspicious transactions reporting still raise concerns, particularly in sectors where a financial institution’s business model is based on frequent transactions. This Opinion contributes to strengthening the EU’s AML and CFT efforts.

    04/10/2019 - Press releases

  • ESAs Joint Committee defines its priorities for 2020

    The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) published today its 2020 Work Programme.

    02/10/2019 - News

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