Supervisory sanctions

Sanctions imposed by the ECB

In accordance with Article 18(6) of the SSM Regulation and Article 132 of the SSM Framework Regulation, penalties imposed by the ECB within the remit of its supervisory tasks are published below.

Date of ECB decision Supervised entity Amount (in EUR) Area of infringement Publication Decision status
30/07/2021 Allied Irish Banks plc 420,000 Capital requirements   Final
30/07/2021 EBS d.a.c. 195,000 Capital requirements   Final
21/10/2019 Natixis Wealth Management Luxembourg 1,850,000 Large exposures/Reporting   Final
13/08/2019 Piraeus Bank S.A. 5,150,000 Own funds   Final
15/02/2019 Sberbank Europe AG 630,000 Large Exposures   Final
21/12/2018 Novo Banco, SA 200,000 Large Exposures   Final
200,000 Capital requirements   Final
210,000 Reporting   Final
16/07/2018 Crédit Agricole, S.A 4,300,000 Own funds   Partially annulled (only penalty)
16/07/2018 Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank 300,000 Own funds   Partially annulled (only penalty)
16/07/2018 CA Consumer Finance 200,000 Own funds   Partially annulled (only penalty)
14/3/2018 Banco de Sabadell, S.A. 1,600,000 Own funds   Final
24/8/2017 Banca Popolare di Vicenza S.p.A. in liquidazione coatta amministrativa 8,700,000 Reporting and public disclosure   Final
2,500,000 Large exposures
13/7/2017 Permanent tsb Group Holdings plc 750,000 Liquidity   Final
1,750,000 Liquidity

Sanctions imposed by the NCAs in proceedings opened at the ECB’s request

In accordance with Article 18(5) of the SSM Regulation and Article 134 of the SSM Framework Regulation, the ECB may ask the relevant national competent authorities to open proceedings with a view to imposing penalties if appropriate. Those proceedings that resulted in the imposition of penalties are listed below.

Date of decision Supervised entity / natural person National competent authority Publication
18/09/2020 Supervised entity Banco de Portugal  
03/03/2020 Ulster Bank Ireland Designated Activity Company Central Bank of Ireland  
21/01/2020 Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.  
23/10/2019 Natural person related to a supervised entity Banco de Portugal  
21/05/2019 RBC Investor Services Bank S.A. Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier  
03/10/2018 Citibank Europe plc Central Bank of Ireland  
22/12/2017 29 natural persons related to Veneto Banca S.p.A. Banca d’Italia  
25/5/2017 26 natural persons related to Banca Popolare di Vicenza S.p.A. Banca d’Italia  
9/11/2016 Caceis Bank Deutschland GmbH Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht  
6/10/2016 KBC Bank Ireland Plc Central Bank of Ireland  

Statistics on sanctioning activities in the context of European banking supervision

The annual report presents aggregate statistics on the sanctioning activities of the ECB and NCAs in the context of European banking supervision.