26 July 2016SUPERVISION. EXPLAINED.

Understanding the 2016 stress test

The 2016 bank stress test results are published on 29 July 2016 by the European Banking Authority. Find out what this year’s stress test entails and how it feeds into the broader supervisory process.

10 August 2016PUBLICATION

Addendum to Guide on options & discretions

The ECB has published the Addendum to the Guide on options and discretions available in Union law, published on 24 March 2016. The Addendum addresses eight options and discretions and is a further step in harmonising supervision of significant banks in the euro area.

10/08/2016
ECB publishes an Addendum to the Guide on how to harmonise options and discretions in banking supervision
29/07/2016
Stress test shows improved resilience of euro area banking system
12/07/2016
ECB publishes guide on assessing the eligibility of institutional protection schemes (IPSs)
21/06/2016
Governance and risk appetite frameworks of euro area banks need to be strengthened, ECB report finds
18/05/2016
ECB launches second public consultation on harmonising options and discretions available in Union law

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07/07/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  European Banking Supervision – Business model analysis
Presentation by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
at the CEO/CFO/CRO-Roundtable, 
Madrid, 7 July 2016
06/07/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Concluding Remarks at the 2016 ECB Statistics Conference
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, 
Frankfurt am Main, 6 July 2016
05/07/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  Central bank statistics: moving beyond the aggregates
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, 
at the Eighth ECB Statistics Conference, 
Frankfurt am Main, 5 July 2016
04/07/2016
Ignazio Angeloni:  Bank Competition and Bank Supervision
Speech by Ignazio Angeloni, Member of the ECB Supervisory Board, 
at CaixaBank, 
Barcelona, 4 July 2016
23/06/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Enhanced dialogue between Boards and Supervisors: Towards a sound governance framework
Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, 
at the SSM Conference on governance and risk appetite, 
Frankfurt am Main, 23 June 2016

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18/07/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  Interview with Expansión
Interview of Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
conducted by Alicia Crespo on 7 July 2016, and published on 18 July 2016
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15/07/2016
Ignazio Angeloni:  Interview with Il Sole 24 Ore
Interview with Ignazio Angeloni, Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank, published on 15 July 2016 and conducted by Alessandro Merli
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05/07/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  Interview mit International Bankers Forum
Interview mit Sabine Lautenschläger, Mitglied des Direktoriums der EZB und stellvertretende Vorsitzende des Aufsichtsgremiums des einheitlichen Aufsichtsmechanismus, 
geführt am 23. Mai 2016 und veröffentlicht am 5. Juli 2016
05/05/2016
Ignazio Angeloni:  Interview with La Repubblica
Interview with Ignazio Angeloni, Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank, published on 4 May 2016 and conducted by Ferdinando Giugliano
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30/04/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Interview with Het Financieele Dagblad
Interview with Danièle Nouy, Chair of the ECB’s Supervisory Board, 
conducted by Giel ten Bosch and Cor de Horde, on 26 April 2016 and published on 30 April 2016
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10/08/2016
Addendum to the ECB Guide on options and discretions available in Union law
25/07/2016
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr José Manuel Fernandes, MEP, with respect to a credit institution under ECB supervision
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12/07/2016
Guide on the approach for the recognition of institutional protection schemes (IPS) for prudential purposes
11/07/2016
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Giegold, MEP, on the liquidity coverage ratio
11/07/2016
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Giegold, MEP, on the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process

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11/07/2016
Decision (EU) 2016/1162 of the ECB of 30 June 2016 on disclosure of confidential information in the context of criminal investigations  (ECB/2016/19)
28/04/2016
Decision (EU) 2016/661 of the ECB of 15 April 2016 on the total amount of annual supervisory fees for 2016  (ECB/2016/7)
20/04/2016
Opinion on a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 806/2014 in order to establish a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (CON/2016/26)
13/04/2016
Opinion on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing (CON/2016/23)
Slovenia, 
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24/03/2016
Opinion on the reform of cooperative banks, a guarantee scheme for securitisations of non-performing loans and the lending capacity of alternative investment funds  (CON/2016/17)
Italy, 
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14 July 2016SUPERVISION. EXPLAINED.

What are supervisory colleges?

In an increasingly globalised world, it is crucial that banks operating in more than one country are supervised as effectively as possible. Supervisory colleges play an important role in this regard.

Report a breach

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

Multimedia

  • Danièle Nouy discusses European Banking Supervision in Paris

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

  • ECB Forum on Banking Supervision - 4 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