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Supervisory priorities 2017

The ECB has adopted three high-level priorities to guide its supervision throughout 2017. The aim is to ensure that directly supervised banks address key risks effectively.

The priorities are

  • Business models and profitability drivers
  • Credit risk, with a focus on NPLs and concentrations
  • Risk management

ECB Banking Supervision: SSM priorities 2017

The priorities list should not be considered exhaustive. Differing supervisory activities may be required at individual bank level, taking into account each credit institution’s specific risk profile.

A number of supervisory initiatives will be carried out for each of the priorities. The full implementation of these initiatives may span more than one year.

Supervisory priorities 2016

The ECB has adopted five high-level priorities to guide its supervision throughout 2016. The aim is to ensure that directly supervised banks address key risks effectively.

The priorities are

  • Business model and profitability risk
  • Credit risk
  • Capital adequacy
  • Risk governance and data quality
  • Liquidity

ECB Banking Supervision: SSM priorities 2016

The supervisory priorities should not be seen as an exhaustive list. Differing supervisory activities may be required at individual bank level, taking into account each credit institution’s specific risk profile.

A number of supervisory initiatives will be carried out for each of the priorities.