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    Diversity in the European banking sector

    European banking supervision is bringing meaningful changes to the oversight of a very diverse banking sector, says Supervisory Board member Julie Dickson. The Supervisory Board has demonstrated its ability to act quickly and take effective decisions.

23 November 2016PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Consultation on leveraged transactions

Stakeholders are invited to comment on the draft guidance on leveraged transactions. It recommends that banks define their strategy and risk appetite for leveraged transactions and provide their senior management with regular reports.

Deadline for comments: 27 January 2017

29 November 2016STATISTICS

New banking statistics published

The ECB is publishing additional and more detailed data on the financial health of significant banks, with some statistics available by country and category. Data will be published on a quarterly basis. This will enhance transparency of the quality of banks’ assets and support market discipline.

28/11/2016
ECB publishes additional banking supervision statistics
23/11/2016
ECB launches public consultation on a draft guidance on leveraged transactions
21/11/2016
Annual assessment of significance brings number of banks directly supervised by the ECB to 127
15/11/2016
ECB publishes guidelines on assessment and monitoring 
of institutional protection schemes
14/11/2016
ECB launches consultation on guide to assessments of board members

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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
15/11/2016
Sabine Lautenschläger:  The European banking sector – a quick pulse check
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at a Euro Finance Week Conference, 
Frankfurt am Main, 15 November 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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21/09/2016
Danièle Nouy:  Interview with Helsingin Sanomat
Interview with Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 
conducted by Anni Lassila on Monday 12 September 2016 and published on 21 September 2016
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29/11/2016
Supervisory Banking Statistics - Second quarter 2016
29/11/2016
Methodological note for the publication of aggregated Supervisory Banking Statistics
23/11/2016
Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Miguel Viegas, MEP, regarding the 2016 EBA stress test exercise
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22/11/2016
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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21/11/2016
Introduction to the list of significant supervised entities and the list of less significant institutions

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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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24/09/2016
Decision (EU) 2016/1717 of the ECB of 21 September 2016 amending Decision ECB/2004/2 adopting the Rules of Procedure of the ECB (ECB/2016/27)

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