Interactive Single Rulebook

The Interactive Single Rulebook is an on-line tool that provides a comprehensive compendium of  the level 1 text for the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV); Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD); the Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive (DGSD); and the Payments Services Directive (PSD2)  the corresponding technical standards developed by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and adopted by the European Commission (RTS and ITS), as well as the EBA Guidelines and related Q&As.
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Interactive Single Rulebook

Path Capital Requirements Directive > TITLE III > CHAPTER 2 > Article 23 (Copy link to article)
Title Article 23
Description Assessment criteria
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 1. In assessing the notification provided for in Article 22(1) and the information referred to in Article 22(3), the competent authorities shall, in order to ensure the sound and prudent management of the credit institution in which an acquisition is proposed, and having regard to the likely influence of the proposed acquirer on that credit institution, assess the suitability of the proposed acquirer and the financial soundness of the proposed acquisition in accordance with the following criteria:




(1) OJ L 309, 25.11.2005, p. 15.


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