Two EU regulators have outlined their plans for investment firms’ supervisory review and evaluation process, including a new scoring system for EU banks and additional own funds requirements.
22 November 2021
The European Banking Authority has released new banking licence guidelines in a bid to standardise the authorisation procedure across the bloc’s member states.
15 November 2021
Denmark and Estonia, the two countries at the heart of the €200 billion money laundering scandal at Danske Bank, participated in a vote that determined whether the European Banking Authority carried out an investigation into internal failings at the bank.
01 November 2021
Over two dozen of Europe’s national regulators and central banks have warned the European Commission against introducing any EU-specific deviations from the Basel III framework.
09 September 2021
The EBA has proposed new guidelines that lay out its expectations of firms’ anti-money laundering compliance officers, set to be the first of their kind and which it says will streamline compliance across the EU.
04 August 2021
The European Banking Authority has called on financial market participants to consider money market funds as shadow banks, as division emerges over fellow EU regulator the European Securities and Markets Authority’s proposal to revamp their liquidity buffers.
28 July 2021
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the EU’s top banking regulator did not act beyond its powers by issuing guidelines on banking products, pushing aside an opinion from its advocate-general calling for them to be declared invalid.
19 July 2021
The European Banking Authority has finalised its standards for supervisory colleges to coordinate national regulators’ supervision of investment firms operating within multiple EU member states.
07 July 2021
The European Banking Authority has proposed centralising equivalence assessments for new third country bank branches, to remedy what it sees as “considerable” divergence in the bloc.
30 June 2021
Japanese and US banking industry bodies have warned that ambitious EU moves towards sustainability disclosures – including a newly-finalised taxonomy and new standards for Pillar 3 disclosures – risk creating a fragmented global framework and “exporting” its model to non-EU institutions.
07 June 2021
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