International Regulatory Updates


OCTOBER 23, 2019
The Single Resolution Board (SRB) today launches its first public consultation on its ‘Expectations for Banks’ document, which outlines best practice on key aspects of resolvability. The consultation is part of the SRB’s commitment to listening to the views of banks and other stakeholders and ...
OCTOBER 09, 2019
Capital Adequacy The capital ratios for the aggregated group of significant institutions, i.e. the banks supervised by the ECB, remained stable in the second quarter of 2019. The Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio stood at 14.34%, the Tier 1 ratio at 15.55% and the total capital ratio at 18.01%. A ...
OCTOBER 07, 2019
The vast majority of banks directly supervised by the European Central Bank (ECB) have overall comfortable liquidity positions despite some vulnerabilities requiring further attention, according to the results of the 2019 supervisory stress test. The shocks simulated in the exercise were calibrat ...
AUGUST 22, 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to revise its supervisory expectations for prudential provisioning of new non-performing exposures (NPEs) specified in the “Addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans” (hereafter the “Addendum”). The decision was made after takin ...
AUGUST 09, 2019
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a call for candidates for its newly-established Data Advisory Group (DAG). ESMA is seeking individuals with expertise on issues related to market data regulatory reporting and record keeping of derivative contracts, position ...
JULY 16, 2019
Capital Adequacy Capital ratios for significant institutions remained stable in the first quarter of 2019. The Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio stood at 14.34%, the Tier 1 ratio at 15.59% and the total capital ratio at 17.99%. Average CET1 capital ratios at participating Member State level range ...
JULY 08, 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) today publishes the final chapters of its guide to internal models, following a public consultation which ended on 7 November 2018. These three risk type-specific chapters cover credit risk, market risk and counterparty credit risk. They are intended to ensure a ...
APRIL 11, 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) is today launching a public consultation on proposed changes to the ECB Regulation on supervisory fees. This consultation incorporates the feedback received during the first public consultation on this issue in 2017 and input from the national competent authorities ...
APRIL 11, 2019
Capital ratios for significant institutions increase slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018, with total capital ratio at 17.95% (up from 17.83% in the third quarter). NPL ratio falls to 3.80%, lowest level since time series first published in 2015. Liquidity coverage ratio increases to 145.61% ...
APRIL 08, 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) today published the aggregate outcome of its 2018 Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The overall SREP demand for common equity tier 1 (CET1) capital increased to 10.6% in 2018 from 10.1% in 2017, which was driven by the last step of the phase-in of the ...