Monthly Archives: August 2016

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European banks still stressed out

Stress-test results do little to dampen worries about Italy’s lenders ANY big announcement about banks made after the markets close for the weekend is bound to bring back dark memories of the 2007-08 financial crisis. Although the results of the latest European bank stress tests, released on July 29th, contained much that was reassuring, [...]

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EBA recommends introducing the Leverage Ratio in the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its report on the impact assessment and calibration of the Leverage Ratio (LR), recommending the introduction of a LR minimum requirement in the EU to mitigate the risk of excessive leverage. The analysis suggests that the potential impact of introducing a LR requirement of 3% on the [...]

By |2017-07-21T13:02:03+00:00August 3rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on EBA recommends introducing the Leverage Ratio in the EU

EBA publishes list of designated Resolution Authorities

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a list of designated Resolution Authorities. Under the EU framework, each Member State has to designate one or, exceptionally, more Resolution Authorities that are empowered to apply the resolution tools and the resolution powers. The mission of Resolution Authorities is to ensure the orderly resolution of failing [...]

By |2017-07-21T13:02:23+00:00August 3rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on EBA publishes list of designated Resolution Authorities