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Proposal for the EU financial supervisory reform – Open letter

Last September the European Commission published its proposal for the review of the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA – ESAs). The aim is to reform the ESAs’ mandate, governance and funding to underpin the Capital Markets Union, the EU’s flagship project in the area of investments. BEUC, Better Finance, Finance Watch, AGE Platform [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Hot Topics, We Advocate|Comments Off on Proposal for the EU financial supervisory reform – Open letter

European Supervisory Authorities consult on Big Data – deadline 17 March

EBA information - available  here The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched today a public consultation about the potential benefits and risks of Big Data for consumers and financial firms to determine whether any further regulatory or supervisory actions may be needed. Big Data is a phenomenon linked to the ever increasing [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on European Supervisory Authorities consult on Big Data – deadline 17 March

EBA – Innovative uses of consumer data

Innovative uses of consumer data by financial institutions: A financial regulator’s view Rita Bairros - Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments, EBA 7th December 2016, European Banking Authority-  Access the presentation here

By | December 7th, 2016|Events, Reading Room|Comments Off on EBA – Innovative uses of consumer data

Impact of Big Data on Financial services (FSUG paper)

Impact of Big Data on Financial services (FSUG paper) - COFACE presentation to the 7th December Conference "Personal Insolvency", EU Parliament, Brussels  

By | December 7th, 2016|Events, Reading Room, We Disseminate|Comments Off on Impact of Big Data on Financial services (FSUG paper)

Personal Indebtedness in the EU – 7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

By | December 1st, 2016|Events, We Disseminate|Comments Off on Personal Indebtedness in the EU – 7th Dec. Conference Up-dated program

EBA HARMONISE THE DEFINITION OF DEFAULT ACROSS THE EU

EBA HARMONISE THE DEFINITION OF DEFAULT ACROSS THE EU The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final Guidelines specifying the application of the definition of default across the EU and its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the materiality threshold of past due credit obligations. The EBA also released the results of a [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on EBA HARMONISE THE DEFINITION OF DEFAULT ACROSS THE EU

EASIER RULES FOR SMALLER BANKS?

European regulators are considering how to tailor new rules on anything from capital buffers to trading and remuneration to smaller financial groups. The issue of “proportionality,” as the initiated call it, is on the radar of both the European Banking Authority and the Commission, M.E. understands. The EBA is looking at whether it can introduce [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Reading Room|Comments Off on EASIER RULES FOR SMALLER BANKS?

The European Banking Authority (EBA) opens a consultation on the use of consumer data by financial institutions:

Deadline 4 Augustus 2016 "The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a Discussion Paper on innovative uses of consumer data by financial institutions, in line with its mandate to monitor financial innovation. The paper identifies risks and benefits for consumers and financial institutions, as well as for financial integrity in general. Feedback received on this [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on The European Banking Authority (EBA) opens a consultation on the use of consumer data by financial institutions:

Focus on financial inclusion of asylum seekers

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its Opinion setting out measures credit and financial institutions can take to comply with EU Anti- Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) requirements when providing asylum seekers from higher-risk jurisdictions with access to basic financial products and services. In this Opinion, the EBA highlights that efforts to provide [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Focus on financial inclusion of asylum seekers

Deadline for compliance to the Guidelines on products oversight an Governance, released by the European Banking Authority

23 May 2016 The misconduct of financial institutions can cause significant consumer detriment, undermine market confidence, threaten the integrity of the financial system, and incur large costs to wider society. In order to address some of these conduct risks, the EBA has developed detailed Guidelines on product oversight and governance arrangements for the retail banking [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Deadline for compliance to the Guidelines on products oversight an Governance, released by the European Banking Authority