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2014 EU-wide stress test

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has announced the key components of the forthcoming 2014 EU-wide stress test that will be conducted on a wide sample of EU banks. The objective of the EU-wide stress tests is to help supervisors assess the resilience of financial institutions in the European Union to adverse market developments. This exercise aims at ensuring consistency and comparability of the outcomes across all banks based on a common methodology, scenarios and accompanied by a consistent disclosure exercise.



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  • EBA publishes list of incorrect ITS validation rules

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a list of incorrect validation rules found in its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting. The Authority informed that as a consequence, data submitted in accordance with these Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) should not be validated against the published set of incorrect rules.

    16/04/2014 - News

  • EBA technical standards on supervisory reporting endorsed with amended calendar

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) welcomed the adoption by the European Commission (EC) of its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory reporting. In accordance with an Opinion issued by the EBA, the remittance dates of the first set of supervisory reports will be postponed from April/May 2014 to end June 2014, but there is no change to reference dates. This decision will ensure legal coherence and clarity given the later than scheduled entry into force of the ITS.

    16/04/2014 - News

  • EBA updates its work programme for 2014

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) informs on an addendum to its work plan for 2014 following a series of calls for advice from the European Commission. The additional work will mostly consist of technical advice on a number of topics related to provisions in the CRR/CRD. It will inform the European Commission in the preparation of reports to the European Parliament and the Council and, where appropriate, legislative acts.

    16/04/2014 - News

  • EBA, ESMA and EIOPA consult on draft technical standards for the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched today a consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (‘RTS’) outlining the framework of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). These RTS cover the risk management procedures for counterparties in non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives, the criteria concerning intragroup exemptions and the definitions of practical and legal impediments. The consultation will allow gathering public views on how to ensure a proportionate implementation of the requirements, as well as any other specific aspects that need discussion. The consultation runs until 14 July 2014.

    14/04/2014 - News

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