Letters to banks

The ECB publishes communications to the banking industry to clarify processes and practices related to its supervisory tasks. It also publishes certain supervisory decisions addressed to individual banks.

15/06/2018
Status update on TRIM: overview of outcome of general topics review and interim update on preliminary results of credit risk on-site investigations

13/06/2018
Information to significant institutions on submitting requests relating to internal models to the European Central Bank

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04/01/2018
Recommendation ECB/2017/44 on dividend distribution policies

04/01/2018
Letter on variable remuneration policy

15/12/2017

Publication of the draft ECB guide on the assessment methodology (EGAM) for the internal model method and advanced CVA capital charge for counterparty credit risk


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Draft ECB Guide on assessment methodology (EGAM) - Assessment methodology for the IMM and A-CVA

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27/11/2017
Decision permitting Dexia Crédit Local S.A. on the basis of the consolidated situation of Dexia S.A. to include in Common Equity Tier 1 the instruments issued as a result of the conversion of the preferred shares into ordinary shares

24/11/2017
SSM thematic review on IFRS 9 – Assessment of institutions’ preparedness for the implementation of IFRS 9

28/07/2017
Public guidance on information on transactions which go beyond the contractual obligations of a sponsor institution or an originator institution under Article 248(1) of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013

20/06/2017
Additional clarification regarding the ECB’s competence to exercise supervisory powers granted under national law

28/02/2017
Guide for the Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM)

20/02/2017
Multi-year plan on SSM Guides on ICAAP and ILAAP

15/12/2016
Recommendation ECB/2016/44 on dividend distribution policies

15/12/2016
Letter to CEOs on variable remuneration policy

06/06/2016
Public guidance on the review of the qualification of capital instruments as Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruments

24/03/2016
Public guidance on the recognition of significant credit risk transfer

08/01/2016
Supervisory expectations and harmonised information collection on ICAAP and ILAAP

05/01/2016
Decision of 23 November 2015 on permission to include in CET 1 capital instruments to be issued by National Bank of Greece S.A.

05/01/2016
Decision of 23 November 2015 on permission to include in CET 1 capital instruments to be issued by Piraeus Bank S.A.

28/12/2015
Recommendation ECB/2015/49 on dividend distribution policies

26/11/2015
Letter to CEOs on variable remuneration policy

30/09/2015
Communication on the Treatment of central bank reserves with regard to the Liquidity Coverage Requirement (LCR)

29/01/2015
Recommendation ECB/2015/2 on dividend distribution policies

27/01/2015
Approach to existing supervisory processes