Public consultations

The ECB holds public consultations to seek the views of interested EU citizens, market participants and other stakeholders on key supervisory regulations and policies which it plans to introduce.

Direct engagement with the public allows the ECB to benefit from the insights of interested parties, and helps to promote trust in its operations.

Ongoing

1/7/2020 - Public consultation on the ECB Guide on the supervisory approach to consolidation in the banking sector

Consultation period: 1 July to 1 October 2020

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

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20/5/2020 - Public consultation on the draft ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks

Consultation period: 20 May to 25 September 2020

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

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Completed

5/2/2020 - Public consultation on the ECB Guide on assessment methodology (EGAM) 20/1/2020 - Public consultation on the draft ECB Guideline on the materiality threshold for credit obligations past due for less significant institutions 11/4/2019 - Public consultation on amendments to the supervisory fees framework 7/9/2018 - Public consultation on the ECB guide to internal models – risk-type-specific chapters 14/9/2018 - Public consultation on Part 2 of the Guide to assessments of licence applications 3/7/2018 - Public consultation on the draft ECB Regulation on the materiality threshold for credit obligations past due 28/3/2018 - Public consultation on the draft ECB guide to internal models – General topics chapter
15 November 2018
Press release
 

Revised ECB guide to internal models - General topics chapter

 

Feeback statement

 

Comments received

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2/3/2018 - Public consultation on the draft ECB Guides to the internal capital and liquidity adequacy assessment processes (ICAAP and ILAAP) 4/10/2017 - Public consultation on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans 21/9/2017 - Consultation on guides concerning the assessment of licence applications and fintech credit institution licence applications 27/7/2017 - Public consultation on the Guide to on-site inspections and internal models investigations 2/6/2017 - Public consultation on the review of the ECB Regulation on supervisory fees 17/2/2017 - Public consultation on draft amendments to the ECB regulation on reporting of supervisory financial information 16/12/2016 - Consultation on the draft ECB guide on materiality assessment (EGMA) 23/11/2016 - Public consultation on the draft ECB guidance on leveraged transactions 14/11/2016 - Public consultation on the draft guide to fit and proper assessments 3/11/2016 - Public consultation on the exercise of options and discretions by NCAs in relation to less significant institutions
13/4/2017

Press release

13/4/2017

Guideline of the ECB of 4 April 2017 on the exercise of options and discretions available in Union law by national competent authorities in relation to less significant institutions (ECB/2017/9)

13/4/2017

Recommendation of the ECB of 4 April 2017 on common specifications for the exercise of some options and discretions available in Union law by national competent authorities in relation to less significant institution (ECB/2017/10)

13/4/2017

Comments received

13/4/2017

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12/9/2016 - Public consultation on the draft ECB guidance to banks on non-performing loans 18/5/2016 - Draft Addendum to the ECB Guide on options and discretions available in Union law 19/2/2016 - Draft ECB Guide on the approach for the recognition of institutional protection schemes for prudential purposes 11/11/2015 - Draft ECB Regulation on the exercise of options and discretions and draft ECB Guide on options and discretions available in Union law

The draft Regulation determines the exercise of options and discretions available in Union law and mandated to competent authorities, concerning prudential requirements for credit institutions. The exercise of those options and discretions provided for in this Regulation is directly applicable to credit institutions classified as significant.

ECB Regulation on the exercise of options and discretions in Union law

ECB Guide on options and discretions

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23/10/2014 - Draft ECB Regulation on reporting of supervisory financial information

The draft Regulation lays down the requirements for reporting on supervisory financial information to be submitted to national competent authorities (NCAs) by significant and less significant supervised entities and groups, established in participating Member States, including branches established in a participating Member State by a credit institution established in a non-participating Member State.

ECB Regulation on reporting of supervisory financial information

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27/5/2014 - Draft ECB Regulation on supervisory fees

The draft Regulation sets out the arrangements under which the ECB will levy and collect the annual supervisory fee for expenditure incurred in relation to its supervisory tasks. In particular, it establishes the methodology for:

  • determining the total amount of the annual supervisory fee
  • calculating the individual amount to be paid per supervised entity or group

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7/2/2014 - Draft ECB SSM Framework Regulation

The SSM Regulation requires the ECB, in consultation with national competent authorities (NCAs), to adopt and make public a framework to organise the practical arrangements for the implementation of the cooperation between the ECB and the NCAs within the SSM. Accordingly, the ECB, in consultation with the NCAs, prepared a draft ECB Regulation (the ECB SSM Framework Regulation), which lays down rules and procedures governing the cooperation between the ECB and the NCAs, on both micro-prudential and macro-prudential tasks.

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