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Public consultations

The ECB holds public consultations to seek the views of interested EU citizens, market participants and other stakeholders on key regulations and policies on the Single Supervisory Mechanism.

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

Ongoing

17/2/2017 - Public consultation on draft amendments to the ECB regulation on reporting of supervisory financial information

Consultation period: 17 February to 27 March 2017

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

Public hearing: 20 March 2017

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16/12/2016 - Consultation on the draft ECB guide on materiality assessment (EGMA)

Consultation period: 16 December 2016 to 14 February 2017

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

Public hearing: 13 January 2017

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23/11/2016 - Public consultation on the draft ECB guidance on leveraged transactions

Consultation period: 23 November 2016 to 27 January 2017

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

Public hearing: 20 January 2017

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14/11/2016 - Public consultation on the draft guide to fit and proper assessments

Consultation period: 14 November 2016 to 20 January 2017

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

Public hearing: 13 January 2017

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3/11/2016 - Public consultation on the exercise of options and discretions by NCAs in relation to less significant institutions

Consultation period: 3 November 2016 to 5 January 2017

Only comments received within this period will be considered.

Public hearing: 17 November 2016

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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
12/7/2016

Press release

12/7/2016

ECB Guide on the approach for the recognition of institutional protection schemes for prudential purposes

12/7/2016

Feedback statement

12/7/2016

Comments received

Consultation period: 19 February – 15 April 2016

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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

Consultation period: 11 November 2015 - 16 December 2015.

Public hearing: 11 December 2015.

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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

The consultation took place between 23 October 2014 and 26 March 2015.

A public hearing was held at the ECB on 13 November 2014.

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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

The consultation took place between 27 May and 11 July 2014.

A public hearing was held at the ECB on 24 June 2014.

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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.

The consultation took place between 7 February and 7 March 2014.

A public hearing was held at the ECB on 19 February 2014.

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