Press releases

Press releases | 18 December 2019

Single Resolution Board extends prior permissions procedure

The Single Resolution Board’s procedure to assess applications to reduce eligible liabilities instruments under Article 78a of the Capital Requirements Regulation will remain in place until the relevant European Banking Authority’s Regulatory Technical Standards come into force. To continue...
Press releases | 6 December 2019

EU and National Authorities to Hold Planned Coordination Exercise

Senior officials from EU and national resolution, regulatory and supervisory authorities will hold a planned coordination exercise on 9 & 10 December 2019, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen crisis preparedness. The Single Resolution Board (SRB) will host the exercise, with participants...
Press releases | 29 November 2019

SRB statement on European Court judgments annulling 2016 ex-ante contributions decisions for three banks

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) takes note of yesterday’s judgments of the General Court of the European Union annulling the SRB’s decisions on the 2016 ex-ante contributions of Banco Cooperativo Español, Portigon, and Hypo Vorarlberg Bank to the Single Resolution Fund. The judgments only relate...
Press releases | 29 October 2019

Single Resolution Board Publishes 2020 Work Programme

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) has today published its 2020 Work Programme, setting out its priorities and core tasks for the year ahead. 2020 is the final year of the SRB’s 2018-2020 multiannual work programme and will mark the fifth anniversary of the SRB taking on its full powers within the...
Press releases | 8 November 2019

SRB launches public consultation on its 'Expectations for Banks'

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) today launches its first public consultation on its ‘Expectations for Banks’ document , which outlines best practice on key aspects of resolvability. The consultation is part of the SRB’s commitment to listening to the views of banks and other stakeholders and...
Press releases | 12 February 2020

Single Resolution Board and Japan’s Financial Services Agency exchange letters enhancing cooperation

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) and Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) have agreed to cooperate on resolution planning for banks, through an exchange of letters. The letters were signed on 11 October 2019 in Tokyo at the EU-Japan Joint Financial Regulatory Forum, hosted by the FSA and co-...
Press releases | 11 October 2019

Appointment of SRB Board Member Dominique Laboureix as Secretary-General, ACPR

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) congratulates Dominique Laboureix for his appointment as Secretary-General of the French national supervisory and resolution authority, l’Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR). He will move to the ACPR and take up his new position after his...
Press releases | 10 October 2019

Bank Resolution: Turning Policy into Action - SRB holds its fourth annual conference in Brussels

Today, the Single Resolution Board (SRB) is holding its fourth conference in Brussels. The annual event brings together industry, public authorities and key stakeholders in bank resolution to assess progress and priorities for action. The theme this year reflects the SRB’s even greater emphasis on...
Press releases | 15 August 2019

AS PNB Banka: SRB Decides No Resolution Required

Following the European Central Bank’s assessment of AS PNB Banka as failing or likely to fail, the Single Resolution Board has today decided that resolution action is not necessary. The Latvian bank will be wound up under national law. The SRB assessed the situation and concurred with the ECB’s...
Press releases | 3 July 2019

SRB Publishes Paper on Public Interest Assessment

Brussels – 03 07 2019 The Single Resolution Board (SRB) has today published a paper outlining its approach to an important element of the resolution framework, the Public Interest Assessment (PIA). The PIA examines whether the resolution of a particular bank that is failing or likely to fail would...

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