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Below, you will find all press releases published by the EBA as well as press contacts and other useful information for the media.

Press releases

  • The EBA updates data used for the identification of global systemically important institutions (G-SIIs)

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today 12 indicators and updated the underlying data from the 35 largest institutions in the EU, whose leverage ratio exposure measure exceeds EUR 200 bn.

    09/08/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on home-host cooperation under PSD2

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying the framework for cooperation and the exchange of information between competent authorities under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The RTS also clarify the type of information as well as the templates to be used by payment institutions when reporting to the competent authorities of the host Member States on the payment business activities carried out in their territories.

    31/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA updates the Joint Committee Guidelines on complaints-handling to extend their scope of application

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an update to the Joint Committee (JC) Guidelines on complaints-handling, which includes an extension of their scope of application to the authorities supervising the new institutions established under the revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD). This extension will ensure that an identical set of requirements for complaints-handling continues to apply to all financial institutions across the banking, investment and insurance sectors. This will provide consumers with the same level of protection, irrespective of which regulated product or service they are purchasing and which regulated institution they are purchasing it from.

    31/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards defining the homogeneity of the underlying exposures in securitisation

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) setting out conditions for securitisation to be deemed homogeneous. Homogeneity is one of the crucial requirements for a securitisation transaction to be assessed as simple, transparent and standardised (‘STS’) and to be eligible for more risk-sensitive risk weights under the new EU securitisation framework. Homogeneity is also a key element for investors when assessing the underlying risks and performing their due diligence. The RTS are part of 28 mandates assigned to the EBA within its important role in implementation of the new securitisation framework.

    31/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA sees progress in the functioning of resolution colleges in 2017 but continued effort is needed

    The European Banking Authority published today its first Report on the functioning of resolution colleges. The Report summarises the EBA's assessment of the quality of the colleges’ organisation, discussions held and general output. Overall, the Report finds that good progress has been achieved since the introduction of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) in 2015, also considering that most colleges are only in their second year of operation.

    31/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on risk retention for securitisation transactions

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the requirements for originators, sponsors and original lenders related to risk retention as laid down in the new EU securitisation framework (STS Regulation). These final draft RTS, which replace the current Commission Delegated Regulation on risk retention, aim to provide clarity on the requirements relating to risk retention, thus reducing the risk of moral hazard and aligning interests

    31/07/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA publishes its assessment of European Secured Notes

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a report presenting the outcome of its assessment to the European Commission’s call for advice on the European Secured Notes (ESNs). In addition, it puts forward recommendations on key aspects for the European Commission to consider when possibly designing the legislative framework for SME ESNs.

    24/07/2018 - Press releases

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Press contacts

  • If you are a media or press representative, please address your enquiry by e-mail to press@eba.europa.eu or call the press office on +44 (0) 207 382 1772