ESRB updated the overview of national macro-prudential and capital-based measures applied by each member state in the European Economic Area. The overview of national macro-prudential measures covers several measures, including capital buffers, reciprocation measures, and borrower-based measures. The list of capital-based measures includes the combined capital buffer requirements of individual banks, including capital conservation buffer, countercyclical capital buffer, systemic risk buffer, and global and other systemically important buffers (G-SII and O-SII).
The combined buffer requirement is calculated according to Article 128(1)(6) of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV) but excludes mandatory or voluntary reciprocity of foreign macro-prudential measures according to recommendation ESRB/2015/2. It consists of common equity tier 1 (CET1) capital and comes in addition to a minimum requirement of 8% total capital (4.5% CET1 + 1.5% AT1 + 2% T2). Pillar 2 measures are not included. The minimum combined buffer requirement at country level corresponds to a bank not subject to any individual bank-level structural buffer (G-SII, O-SII, SRB). Additionally, ESRB periodically publishes an overview of the national capital-based measures and an overview of the national macro-prudential measures, which includes all types of current and past measures. National authorities are required to notify ESRB about their macro-prudential measures in accordance with the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV), the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), and various ESRB recommendations.
- Overview of Macro-Prudential Measures (XLSX)
- Overview of Capital-Based Measures (XLSX)
- Overview of Macro-Prudential Measures
Keywords: Europe, EU, Banking, Capital Based Measures, Macro-Prudential Measures, Systemic Risk, Regulatory Capital, Basel, CRR/CRD, ESRB
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