EBI Regulatory Report #88

Business graphs and charts on table. Financial development, Banking Account, Statistics

EBI Report
Economic Policy and Financial Regulation Measures:
International, EU and Euro Area Levels
(1 September 2021 – 10 April 2022)

Professor Dr. Christos V. Gortsos and Georgios Zervakis, LLM candidate
(Law School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

Key developments during the week 4-8 April: 

8 April

  • SSM: Supervisory Banking Statistics – Fourth quarter 2021
  • EBA issues an opinion on the European Commission’s proposed amendments to the EBA final draft technical standards for own funds and eligible liabilities 

7 April

  • ECB: Monetary Policy Account: Meeting of 9-10 March 2022
  • Council Recommendation of 5 April 2022 on the economic policy of the euro area (OJ C 153, 7.4.2022, pp. 1-6) 

6 April

  • ECB: Financial Integration and Structure in the Euro Area, April 2022
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/551 of 4 April 2022 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/85 on the equivalence to the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the regulatory framework of the United States of America for central counterparties that are authorised and supervised by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (OJ L 107, 6.4.2022, pp. 82-84) 
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/552 of 4 April 2022 determining that national securities exchanges of the United States of America that are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission comply with legally binding requirements which are equivalent to the requirements laid down in Title III of Directive 2014/65/EU and are subject to effective supervision and enforcement (OJ L 107, 6.4.2022, pp. 85-89) 
  • IOSCO: Corporate Bond Markets – Drivers of Liquidity During COVID-19 Induced Market Stresses 

5 April 

  • FSB welcomes smooth transition from LIBOR 
  • Council adopts conclusions on strategic autonomy of the European economic and financial sector 
  • EBA publishes final Report on the amendment of its technical standards on the exemption to strong customer authentication for account access 
  • ESMA responds to European Commission consultation on EMIR review 
  • ESMA: ESG funds provided better returns for investors in 2020 

4 April 

  • Written overview ahead of the exchange of views of the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB with the Eurogroup on 4 April 2022 
  • SRB issues bi-annual reporting note to the Eurogroup 
  • ESRB: Climate scenario for the EIOPA EU-wide pension and fund stress test in 2022 
  • ESMA publishes its final report on the review of the short selling Regulation 
  • ESMA publishes latest edition of its newsletter