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EBA launches a consultation on draft RTS on the treatment of non-trading book positions subject to foreign-exchange risk or commodity risk under the FRTB framework

your comments" button on the consultation page. Please note that that due to the current Covid-19 situation the deadline for the submission of comments has been extended to 10 June 2020.A public hearing will then take place at the EBA premises

Publication date: 13/01/2020 (Last update: 29/04/2020)

EBA updates impact of the Basel III reforms on EU banks’ capital and compliance with liquidity measures

, these results do not reflect the economic impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on participating banks. Overall, the EBA estimates that the Basel III reforms, once fully implemented in 2028 after the additional delay of one year agreed by the Basel... date, these results do not reflect the economic impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on participating banks. Overall, the EBA estimates that the Basel III reforms, once fully implemented in 2028 after the additional delay of one year agreed... prior to the Covid-19 episode.EBA report on liquidity measuresThe semi-annual update of the EBA Report on liquidity measures, based on data prior to the Covid-19 epidemics, shows that EU banks have continued to improve

Publication date: 07/04/2020 (Last update: 22/04/2020)

EBA consults on Guidelines on the appropriate subsets of exposures in the application of the systemic risk buffer

be sent to the EBA by clicking on the "send your comments" button on the consultation page. Please note that that that due to the current Covid-19 situation the deadline for the submission of comments has been extended to 13 July 2020. All contributions

Publication date: 12/02/2020 (Last update: 31/03/2020)

EBA publishes final draft standards on key areas for the EU implementation of the FRTB

models.In light of the current situation linked to COVID-19, these RTS will not impose a burden on the industry today. On the contrary, the EBA trusts that providing early information to all market participants about key aspects for the EU

Publication date: 27/03/2020 (Last update: 16/04/2020)

EBA statement on actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector

regulationBackgroundThe outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its global spread since February has created significant immediate challenges to society and risks for the economic outlook. Although the long-term magnitude...EBA statement on actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector

Publication date: 12/03/2020 (Last update: 25/03/2020)

Joint RTS on amendments to the bilateral margin requirements under EMIR in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs), in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have published joint draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) to amend the Delegated Regulation on the risk... of the bilateral margin requirements, in order to provide additional operational capacity for counterparties to respond to the immediate impact of COVID-19. The ESAs draft RTS present the changes to the Delegated Regulation on bilateral margining to incorporate... with the treatment of physically settled FX forward and swap contracts, intragroup contracts, equity option contracts and the implementation of the initial margin requirements. However, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Final Report and the draft RTS have now...Joint RTS on amendments to the bilateral margin requirements under EMIR in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

Publication date: 04/05/2020 (Last update: 25/05/2020)

EBA issues Opinion on measures to address macroprudential risk following notification by French High Council for Financial Stability (HCSF)

NFCs is appropriate with a view to promoting financial stability and preventing future systemic shocks to the French and EU economies. The EBA also encourages the French authorities to monitor closely the developments during the COVID-19 pandemic

Publication date: 27/05/2020 (Last update: 27/05/2020)

EBA publishes final draft technical standards on specific reporting requirements for market risk

%20risk%20in%20the%20COVID-19.pdf">EBA Statement on the application of the prudential framework on targeted aspects in the area of market risk in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, published on 22 April 2020, the reporting requirements are expected...%20use%20of%20flexibility%20in%20relation%20to%20COVID-19%20and%20Calls%20for%20heightened%20attention%20to%20risks/882755/EBA%20Statement%20on%20the%20application%20of%20the%20prudential%20framework%20on%20targeted%20aspects%20in%20the%20area%20of%20market

Publication date: 04/05/2020 (Last update: 25/05/2020)

EBA publishes Guidelines on treatment of public and private moratoria in light of COVID-19 measures

Following the publication of its statement on the application of the prudential framework regarding default, forbearance and IFRS9 in light of COVID-19 measures, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published today more detailed guidance on the criteria...Following the publication of its statement on the application of the prudential framework regarding default, forbearance and IFRS9 in light of COVID-19 measures, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published today more detailed guidance... businesses and individuals resulting from the impact of COVID-19.  In this context, the Guidelines clarify that payment moratoria do not trigger classification as forbearance or distressed restructuring if the measures taken are based...EBA publishes Guidelines on treatment of public and private moratoria in light of COVID-19 measures

Publication date: 02/04/2020 (Last update: 25/05/2020)

EBA launches additional EU-wide transparency exercise

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today an additional EU-wide transparency exercise to provide market participants with updated information on the financial conditions of EU banks as of 31 December 2019, prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EBA expects to publish the results of this exercise at the beginning of June. ..., prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EBA expects to publish the results of this exercise at the beginning of June. The 2020 spring EU-wide transparency exercise that we are launching today

Publication date: 04/05/2020 (Last update: 25/05/2020)

EBA sees considerable achievements in supervisory convergence and good level of engagement in supervisory colleges across the EU

for prudential supervisors. These topics for supervisory attention for 2020 have become even more relevant in the context of this COVID-19 crisis. The plan makes reference to the significant supervisory efforts and resources that will be dedicated to monitoring... the crisis preparedness of institutions in 2020 and further implications of COVID-19 on credit institutions` operations and financial soundness. Note to the editorsArticle 107 of the Capital Requirements

Publication date: 29/05/2020 (Last update: 29/05/2020)

EBA issues Guidelines to address gaps in reporting data and public information in the context of COVID-19

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its Guidelines on reporting and disclosure of exposures subject to measures applied in response to the COVID-19 crisis. These Guidelines follow the implementation of a broad range of measures...The Guidelines address, in a proportionate way, data gaps in supervisory reporting and disclosure associated with the measures to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Publication date: 02/06/2020 (Last update: 02/06/2020)

2020 EU-wide transparency exercise

="timeline-badge EXResults"> EBA releases bank-by-bank data at the start of the COVID-19 crisisThe European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the seventh EU-wide transparency exercise. This additional data disclosure comes as a response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and provides market participants with bank-level data as of 31 December..., prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EBA expects to publish the results of this exercise at the beginning of June.  

Publication date: 02/06/2020 (Last update: 08/06/2020)

2020 EU-wide transparency exercise

="timeline-badge EXResults"> EBA releases bank-by-bank data at the start of the COVID-19 crisisThe European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the seventh EU-wide transparency exercise. This additional data disclosure comes as a response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and provides market participants with bank-level data as of 31 December..., prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EBA expects to publish the results of this exercise at the beginning of June.  

Publication date: 13/05/2020 (Last update: 16/06/2020)

EBA publishes its first peer review of the stress tests and the resilience of deposit guarantee schemes (DGSs)

revision of the EBA Guidelines on stress tests of DGSs.While the peer review performed by the EBA is a regular exercise required by the DGSD, it also includes provisions stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. More

Publication date: 17/06/2020 (Last update: 17/06/2020)

EBA extends deadline for the application of its Guidelines on payment moratoria to 30 September

of a continued support to the measures taken by banks to extend loans in response to the extraordinary nature of the current situation. This extension would ensure that adequate treatment for borrowers is available across the EU, considering that the Covid-19 crisis has been affecting EU countries in a different way and at a different pace.... the EU, considering that the Covid-19 crisis has been affecting EU countries in a different way and at a different pace.Acknowledging the crucial role played by banks in providing financing to European businesses... and citizens during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EBA has decided to legally extend the application date of the Guidelines by three months. In granting this extension, the EBA is highly aware of the trade-off faced in making the extension... style="text-align: justify;">The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a significant number of policy challenges, both at the EU and national level. One of the main decisive EBA actions to apply the flexibility embedded in the regulatory framework

Publication date: 18/06/2020 (Last update: 18/06/2020)

EBA reporting frameworks

on COVID-19 measures reporting and disclosure

Publication date: 28/08/2018 (Last update: 21/06/2020)

EBA releases bank-by-bank data at the start of the COVID-19 crisis

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the seventh EU-wide transparency exercise. This additional data disclosure comes as a response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and provides market participants with bank-level data as of 31 December 2019...The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the seventh EU-wide transparency exercise. This additional data disclosure comes as a response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and provides market participants.../documents/files/document_library/Risk%20Analysis%20and%20Data/Risk%20Assessment%20Reports/2020/Thematic%20notes/883986/Thematic%20note%20-%20Preliminary%20analysis%20of%20impact%20of%20COVID-19%20on%20EU%20banks%20%E2%80%93%20May%202020.pdf">Thematic note... on the first insights into the Covid-19 impacts”. Compared with the Global Financial Crisis in 2008-2009, banks now hold larger capital and liquidity buffers.EU banks reported increasing capital ratios in 2019. The EU...EBA releases bank-by-bank data at the start of the COVID-19 crisis

Publication date: 08/06/2020 (Last update: 13/07/2020)

EBA seeks to future proof loan origination standards taking into consideration significant transition periods to facilitate implementation

>For the first time in the EBA’s regulatory practice, these Guidelines bring together the prudential and consumer protection perspectives, which lies at the heart of sound and sustainable lending to consumers, SMEs and corporates. In the context of the COVID-19... and priorities institutions may have due to the COVID-19 pandemic, whilst facilitating the economic recovery efforts.Legal basis and backgroundThe EBA developed the Guidelines on loan

Publication date: 28/05/2020 (Last update: 13/07/2020)

COVID-19 is placing unprecedented challenges on EU banks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a preliminary assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector. With the global economy facing unprecedented challenges, banks entered the health crisis with strong capital and liquidity...The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a preliminary assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector. With the global economy facing unprecedented challenges, banks entered the health... derived from a sensitivity analysis based on the 2018 stress test.Banks have entered the COVID-19 crisis more capitalised and with better liquidity compared to previous crises. In contrast.... Similarly, prior to the pandemic outbreak, banks’ liquidity coverage ratios (LCR) were on average close to 150%, significantly above the regulatory minimum.The COVID-19 crisis will have a negative impact on asset...COVID-19 is placing unprecedented challenges on EU banks

Publication date: 25/05/2020 (Last update: 13/07/2020)