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The Supervision Blog

Cooperation in the fight against money laundering

Anti-money laundering authorities and banking supervisors need to work closely with one another, say Supervisory Board members Elizabeth McCaul and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo. The new European anti-money laundering authority will play a key role in this effort.

The Supervision Blog
INTERVIEW 20 May 2022

Banking in a changing interest rate environment

If interest rates rise, as most forecasts predict, it will probably be positive for banks provided there is economic growth, says Supervisory Board member Kerstin af Jochnick. But higher interest rates would also hit banks’ borrowers in some sectors.

Interview
THE SUPERVISION BLOG 19 May 2022

Supervising banks after Brexit

Banks that relocated business from the UK to the EU after Brexit must have adequate local governance and risk management capabilities, says Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria. Our review indicates incoming banks do not yet have full control over their balance sheets.

The Supervision Blog
PUBLICATION 26 April 2022

Sanctions on banks after Russian invasion

The ECB does not implement sanctions on banks. As a supervisor, we monitor the impact of sanctions and act from a prudential perspective. For example, if a bank’s liquidity situation deteriorates and it cannot pay its debts when due, we can declare the bank as failing or likely to fail.

FAQs on Russia-Ukraine war and ECB Banking Supervision
18 May 2022
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Presentation by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at Associazione Bancaria Italiana - Comitato Esecutivo
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17 May 2022
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Speech by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Institut Montaigne, Paris, 17 May 2022
31 March 2022
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Introductory statement by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
28 March 2022
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Keynote speech by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at Febelfin Connect
24 March 2022
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Keynote speech by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, The Institute of International & European Affairs webinar
20 May 2022
Interview with Kerstin af Jochnick, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Robert Triches
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18 May 2022
Interview with Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Francesco Manacorda
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12 May 2022
Interview with Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Rallou Alexopoulou on 12 May 2022
6 May 2022
Interview on Twitter with Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted and published on 6 May 2022
30 March 2022
Opinion piece by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, and Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation at the Bank of England, and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, published on Bloomberg on 30 March 2022
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30 March 2022
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24 May 2022
Blog post by Elizabeth McCaul and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Members of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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Anti-money laundering authorities and banking supervisors need to work closely with one another, say Supervisory Board members Elizabeth McCaul and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo. The new European anti-money laundering authority will play a key role in this effort.
19 May 2022
Blog post by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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Banks that relocated business from the UK to the EU after Brexit must have adequate local governance and risk management capabilities, says Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria. Our review indicates incoming banks do not yet have full control over their balance sheets.
28 April 2022
Blog post by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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The revised European banking package represents very good progress, says Supervisory Board Vice-Chair Frank Elderson. However, banks may be left exposed to risks if remaining gaps are not closed.
21 February 2022
Blog post by Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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We welcome the creation of a European anti-money laundering authority, says Supervisory Board member Edouard Fernandez-Bollo. In this blog post, he shares his thoughts on how to best make it work, based on our own experience in building European Banking Supervision.
7 December 2021
Blog post by Andrea Enria, Chair of the ECB’s Supervisory Board and Mario Quagliariello, Director of Supervisory Strategy and Risk
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Credit risk remains high on our agenda, say Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria and Director of Supervisory Strategy and Risk Mario Quagliariello. We must tackle emerging risks, including those stemming from accelerating digitalisation and the climate and environmental crisis.