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    European banking supervision – a necessary innovation

    Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, looks back on the achievements of the first two years of European banking supervision and notes that banks are now more resilient, but need to improve their profitability while tackling the challenges of greater competition and digitalisation.

17 January 2017PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Public hearing on leveraged transactions guidance

Stakeholders can ask questions at a public hearing on Friday, 20 January 2017 at 14:00 CET to discuss the draft ECB guidance on leveraged transactions.

The hearing takes place at the ECB’s Eurotower building and will be webcast live.

10 January 2017PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Public hearing on fit and proper assessments

Stakeholders can ask questions at a public hearing on Friday, 13 January 2017 at 10:00 CET to discuss the draft ECB guidance to banks on fit and proper assessments.

06/01/2017
ECB statement on Luc Coene, Member of the Supervisory Board and former Member of the Governing Council
16/12/2016
ECB launches public consultation on the guide on materiality assessment for changes to counterparty credit risk models
15/12/2016
Supervisory Board Member appointed
15/12/2016
ECB Banking Supervision publishes supervisory priorities for 2017
15/12/2016
ECB Banking Supervision publishes outcome of SREP 2016 and recommendations on dividends and variable remuneration for 2017

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18/01/2017
Danièle Nouy:  European banking supervision – a necessary innovation
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the WHU New Year’s Conference, Koblenz, 18 January 2017
28/11/2016
Julie Dickson:  Dealing with diversity – the European banking sector
Speech by Julie Dickson, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the 17th Handelsblatt Annual Conference on European Banking Regulation, Frankfurt am Main, 28 November 2016
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21/11/2016
Danièle Nouy:  The European banking sector: New rules, new supervisors, new challenges (slides from the presentation)
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at Universita Sapienza di Roma, Rome, 21 November 2016
16/11/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Remarks at the opening of the Frankfurt office of the Spanish Banking Association
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
at the opening of the Frankfurt office of the Spanish Banking Association, Frankfurt am Main, 16 November 2016
15/11/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Times they are a-changin’ – the “new normal” and what it means for banks and supervisors
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
at a Deutsche Bundesbank reception, Frankfurt am Main, 15 November 2016

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27/12/2016
Ignazio Angeloni:  Interview with La Stampa
Interview with Ignazio Angeloni, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
conducted by Alessandro Barbera and published on 27 December 2016
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16/11/2016
Danièle Nouy:  We aim to improve the resilience of banks and reduce system-wide risks
Joint interview with Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, and Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, published in Supervision Newsletter (Autumn 2016) on 16 November 2016
02/11/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  Interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung
Interview with Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
conducted by Meike Schreiber and Markus Zydra and published on 2 November 2016
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30/09/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  Interview with Börsen-Zeitung
Interview with Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
conducted by Mark Schrörs and published on 30 September 2016
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09/01/2017
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Ms Eleonora Forenza, MEP, with respect to two credit institutions under ECB supervision
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09/01/2017
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Markus Ferber, MEP, with respect to the language regime in European banking supervision
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22/12/2016
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Angelo Ciocca, MEP, with respect to a credit institution under ECB supervision
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22/12/2016
Introduction to the list of significant supervised entities and the list of less significant institutions
22/12/2016
List of supervised entities (as of 15 November 2016 - December update)

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23/12/2016
Recommendation of the ECB of 13 December 2016 on dividend distribution policies  (ECB/2016/44)
17/11/2016
Opinion on the conferral of powers on the Central Bank of Ireland to assess competition in the market for mortgage loans and to issue lenders with directions on variable interest rates (CON/2016/54)
Ireland, 
15/11/2016
Guideline (EU) 2016/1994 of the ECB of 4 November 2016 on the approach for the recognition of institutional protection schemes for prudential purposes by national competent authorities pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council  (ECB/2016/38)
15/11/2016
Guideline (EU) 2016/1993 of the ECB of 4 November 2016 laying down the principles for the coordination of the assessment pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the monitoring of institutional protection schemes including significant and less significant institutions (ECB/2016/37)
11/10/2016
Opinion on the handling of real property or share capital acquired by a credit institution after a debt settlement process (CON/2016/48)
Cyprus, 
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5 January 2017CAREERS

2017 traineeship programme

Want to gain practical experience in banking supervision while working in an international team responsible for supervising some of the biggest banks in Europe? Applications are now open for the 2017 banking supervision traineeship programme.

Closing date: 31 January 2017

ENFORCEMENT

Report a breach

Use the ECB’s online form to report a suspected breach of EU banking supervision law.

Multimedia

  • 20 January 2017 - Public Hearing on Leveraged Transactions

  • 13 January 2017 - Public Hearing on fit and proper assessments

  • 17 November 2016 - Public Hearing on options and discretions

  • 07 November 2016 – Public Consultation on the draft ECB guidance to banks on non-performing loans

  • Danièle Nouy discusses European Banking Supervision in Paris

  • ECB Public Hearing on regulation and guide on options and discretions

  • ECB Forum on Banking Supervision - 04 November 2015 - Highlights

  • ECB Mission Statement

  • SSM explained in 3 minutes

  • Danièle Nouy and Sabine Lautenschläger talk about the ECB's new banking supervision role [raw video]

  • SSM Press Conference - 26 October 2014

  • Explaining the template for the comprehensive assessment

  • Working for the ECB. Building banking supervision