Organisation: European Banking Authority

EBA toughens up its stress test

The European Banking Authority has launched its biennial EU-wide stress test, which it says is its toughest to date and which experts say is even tougher than expected.

02 February 2023

EU: ECON passes Basel implementation package with consolidated output floor

A key EU parliamentary committee has accepted adaptations to the final Basel III implementation, and opened the door for a potential future dedicated prudential framework that could include a “one-for-one” capital treatment for crypto and fossil fuel financing.

30 January 2023

Don’t rely on prudential tweaks to revive EU securitisation market, regulators say

The EU’s financial regulators are warning the European Commission against pinning  too much hope on changing the prudential framework for securitisations in its attempt to revive the “subdued” market in the EU.

15 December 2022

EBA to increase banks’ role in resolvability testing

After several years of policy development by institutions, the EU’s bank regulator said that it’s time to put arrangements in place for adequate resolution strategies.

17 November 2022

EBA’s 2023 supervisory programme shows Ukraine and covid-19 legacy impact

The European Banking Authority has increased its emphasis on operational resilience and technology in its supervisory plans for 2023, due to “a new episode of economic uncertainty” caused by Russian aggression against Ukraine and the legacy of the covid-19 pandemic.

02 November 2022

More Basel III delays? Practitioners doubt 2025 initial implementation

With just over two years to go until the EU and UK’s agreed deadline the initial implementation of Basel III, practitioners tell GBRR that timeline isn’t sufficient.

05 October 2022

EU plans to exclude banks from emission trading based on “unsubstantiated” claims, industry groups say

A group of industry bodies have raised the alarm over recent proposals in the European Parliament for reforms that would limit participation in the EU’s carbon emissions trading market, saying they would harm companies risk management, market liquidity, and increase capital needs.

22 September 2022

Natural persons cannot challenge EBA’s investigative discretion, appeal board rules

The appeal board of EU financial regulators has confirmed natural persons cannot challenge EBA decisions not to open investigations into member state regulators, saying the EBA’s own-initiative investigatory power is “entirely discretionary”.

25 July 2022

EU agrees MiCA framework

The EU’s legislative bodies have reached agreement on the bloc’s regulatory framework for markets in crypto assets, placing stablecoins under EBA supervision and requiring their issuers to be EU-domiciled.

04 July 2022

EBA finalises data collection plans for remuneration and gender pay gap information

The EBA has announced its finalised guidelines for the collection of gender-focused remuneration and salary data, set to come into force next year.

04 July 2022

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