The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its Opinion addressed to the European Commission following its assessment of non-EU countries’ equivalence with the EU prudential supervision and regulatory requirements, whereby it concluded that the supervisory and regulatory framework applicable to credit institutions in Argentina can be regarded as equivalent to that applied in the Union.
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).
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 European Banking Authority (EBA) has updated its online Interactive Single Rulebook and Q&A tool with the inclusion of the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD).
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the nature of passport notifications of payment institutions (PIs) and electronic money institutions (EMIs) using agents and distributors located in another Member State. The Opinion provides clarity on the criteria that national competent authorities (NCAs) should use for determining when the use of an agent or distributor triggers an ‘establishment’ of the appointing institution in the host Member State or falls under the free provision of services.
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.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today the list of diversified indices, which was originally published in December 2013.
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).
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.
The EBA has received a notification from the Austrian Financial Market Authority (Finanzmarktaufsicht, FMA), in its capacity as Resolution Authority, in relation to the application of resolution measures to Heta Asset Resolution AG.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Banking Authority (EBA) agreed a template for the memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining provisions of supervisory cooperation and information exchange between the EU supervisory authorities and the UK Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The template will serve as the basis for bilateral MoUs that are being negotiated and signed by the relevant EU competent authorities and the UK authorities.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two reports, which measure the impact of implementing the final Basel III reforms and monitor the current implementation of liquidity measures in the EU.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its central electronic register under the Payments Services Directive (PSD2). The register will provide information on several thousand payment and electronic money institutions and 150,000 agents within the EU. Its objective is to increase transparency and ensure a high level of consumer protection within the European Single Market.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its annual Report on the convergence of supervisory practices in the EU. The EBA’s work in supervisory convergence aims at fostering comparable supervisory approaches across the single market. This is necessary to ensure a level playing field, effective supervision of cross border groups, and to promote supervisory best practices.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its report on high earners for 2017. The data shows that the number of high earners in EU banks receiving a remuneration of more than EUR 1 million slightly increased from 4 597 in 2016 to 4 859 in 2017.