Featured Product

    EBA to Release Data for 2020 Spring Transparency Exercise Next Week

    June 02, 2020

    EBA announced that it will release the bank-by-bank data of the Spring 2020 EU-wide transparency exercise on Monday, June 8. In 2020, following the postponement of the EU-wide stress test exercise, EBA is going to release two Transparency exercises, one in late Spring and one in late Autumn, that will inform the public on the conditions of the EU banking sector at the start of the COVID-19 crisis and the impact of the crisis in the first half of 2020. Both the Spring and the Autumn exercises are going to be exclusively based on supervisory reporting data and do not entail additional reporting burden for banks.

    EBA launched this additional Spring 2020 EU-wide transparency exercise to provide market participants with updated information on the financial conditions of EU banks as of December 31, 2019, prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this transparency exercise, similar to the annual transparency exercises EBA has performed in the past, EBA will release about one million data points, on average more than 7,500 for about 125 participating banks. The data, with reference date as of December 2019, will cover banks’ capital positions, financial assets, financial liabilities, risk exposure amounts, sovereign exposures, and asset quality. EBA considers that the provision to market participants of continuous information on banks’ exposures and asset quality is crucial, particularly in moments of increased uncertainty.

    EBA has been conducting transparency exercises at the EU-wide level on an annual basis since 2011. The transparency exercise is part of the ongoing efforts to foster transparency and market discipline in the EU financial market. This exercise complements the own Pillar 3 disclosures of banks, as laid down in the EU Capital Requirements Directive. Along with the dataset, EBA also provides a wide range of interactive tools that allow users to compare and to visualize data across time and at a country and a bank-by-bank level.

     

    Related Links

    Keywords: Europe, EU, Banking, COVID-19, Transparency, Spring 2020 Transparency Exercise, Basel, Reporting, EBA

    Featured Experts
    Related Articles
    News

    ESAs Issue Multiple Regulatory Updates for Financial Sector Entities

    The three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) issued a letter to inform about delay in the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) mandate, along with a Call for Evidence on greenwashing practices.

    November 15, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ISSB Makes Announcements at COP27; IASB to Propose IFRS 9 Amendments

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) of the IFRS Foundations made several announcements at COP27 and with respect to its work on the sustainability standards.

    November 10, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IOSCO Prioritizes Green Disclosures, Greenwashing, and Carbon Markets

    The International Organization for Securities Commissions (IOSCO), at COP27, outlined the regulatory priorities for sustainability disclosures, mitigation of greenwashing, and promotion of integrity in carbon markets.

    November 09, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Finalizes Methodology for Stress Tests, Issues Other Updates

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a statement in the context of COP27, clarified the operationalization of intermediate EU parent undertakings (IPUs) of third-country groups

    November 09, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    OSFI Sets Out Work Priorities and Reporting Updates for Banks

    The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published an annual report on its activities, a report on forward-looking work.

    November 07, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    APRA Finalizes Changes to Capital Framework, Issues Other Updates

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) finalized amendments to the capital framework, announced a review of the prudential framework for groups.

    November 03, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BIS Hub and Central Banks Conduct CBDC and DeFI Pilots

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hubs and several central banks are working together on various central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilots.

    November 03, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Sets Deadline for Banks to Meet Its Climate Risk Expectations

    The European Central Bank (ECB) published the results of its thematic review, which shows that banks are still far from adequately managing climate and environmental risks.

    November 02, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ESAs, ECB, & EC Issue Multiple Regulatory Updates for Financial Sector

    Among its recent publications, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the final standards and guidelines on interest rate risk arising from non-trading book activities (IRRBB)

    October 31, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Adopts Final Rules Under CRR, BRRD, and Crowdfunding Regulation

    The European Commission (EC) recently adopted regulations with respect to the calculation of own funds requirements for market risk, the prudential treatment of global systemically important institutions (G-SIIs)

    October 26, 2022 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 8582