Jay! Basel offers new ideas on disclosures – consultation paper

Pipped to the post by EBA, now Basel offers a new look on bank disclosures, see the  Review of the Pillar 3 disclosure requirements. I shall comment later, but please do not let me put you off from commenting: Disclosure rules offer a means of compelling banks to be more transparent. The deadline for comments is September […]

EBA’s ongoing struggle with bank disclosures

Will EBA will ever get it right when it comes to banks disclosures? After last week’s publication of proposed disclosure guidelines for banks, I am afraid that European bank disclosures will remain the wallflower of bank regulation … for some time at least. In the year of the AQR and the stress test, one would expect the […]

EBA publishes leverage ratio disclosure templates

The European Banking Authority published its final draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on disclosure for the leverage ratio. These draft ITS include all the items that are relevant for leverage ratio disclosure under EU bank rules, in line with the Basel disclosure framework. The disclosure framework offers four templates: a template reconciling the figures of the […]

EBA publishes an interactive, comprehensive, version of EU bank regulation

Under the umbrella of the Single Rulebook, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched the interactive Single Rulebook, an on-line tool designed to facilitate navigation through the single set of harmonised prudential rules in the EU banking sector. This is a neat initiative, as it combines presentation of the rules with the Q&A’s and the technical […]