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  • EBA assesses risks and opportunities from Fintech and its impact on incumbents business models

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the first products of its FinTech Roadmap, namely (i) a thematic report on the impact of FinTech on incumbent credit institutions' business models and (ii) a thematic report on the prudential risks and opportunities arising for institutions from FinTech.

  • EBA publishes updated ITS package for 2019 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an update to its Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches. The ITS include all benchmarking portfolios that will be used for the 2019 benchmarking exercise.
  • EBA does not object to the Swedish FSA proposed measures to address macroprudential risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion following the notification by Finansinspektionen, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) of its intention to change the method it currently uses to apply a risk weight floor for Swedish mortgages through Pillar 2 by replacing it with a requirement within the framework of Article 458 of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).

  • EBA updates its guides on supervisory data

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today two updated versions of its guides on data. Both the EBA methodological guide on how to compile risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools and the EBA guidance note on compiling IMF FSIs with EBA ITS data provide useful insights to users on how to explore supervisory data available through the EBA reporting framework.

  • EBA publishes Opinion to hasten the preparations of financial institutions for Brexit

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion relating to the risks posed by lack of preparation by financial institutions for the departure of the UK from the EU. In this Opinion, the EBA asks Competent Authorities to ensure that financial institutions take practical steps now to prepare for the possibility of a withdrawal of the UK from the EU with no ratified Withdrawal Agreement in place, and no transition period.