Positions

Latest position papers published by WSBI and ESBG. Responses to consultations and letters submitted to the European Commission an​d other po​​licymaking bodies appear in many of the published papers.​​



Data Act – An open data economy should be multilateral and cross-sectoral

ESBG’s response to the European Commission consultation on the proposed Data Act calls for a horizontal regulatory approach to establish a consistent and harmonised rules for all sectors. ESBG is the European Savings and Retail Banking Group.

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ESBG response to ESMA’s consultation on guidelines of MiFID II suitability requirements

ESBG’s response to the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) consultation on some MiFID II sustainability aspects. European banks calls for clear procedures and to avoid unnecessary administrative burdens.

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Developing a proportionate, fair and efficient IRRBB framework in the EU

On 4 April 2022, ESBG responded to the EBA consultation specifying technical aspects of the revised framework capturing interest rate risks for banking book (IRRBB) positions.

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European Commission review of the Mortgage Credit Directive

SBG sent its response to the European Commission questionnaire on what to include in the upcoming Review of the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD).

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Customer protection

The ESBG, together with eight other associations has written to the European Data Protection Board, the European Commission and the European Banking Authority about the EDPB Guidelines 06/2020 on the interplay between the reviewed Payment Services Directive and the General Data Protection Regulator.

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Strengthening the quality of corporate reporting and its enforcement in the EU

The consultation aims to evaluate the impact of the EU framework on the three pillars of high quality and reliable corporate reporting: corporate governance, statutory audit and supervision. This position paper is based on ESBG’s response to the consultation.

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European Commission Banking Package proposal

ESBG responded to the European Commission “have your say” consultation on the Banking Package proposal.

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Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

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Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

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Data Act – An open data economy should be multilateral and cross-sectoral

ESBG’s response to the European Commission consultation on the proposed Data Act calls for a horizontal regulatory approach to establish a consistent and harmonised rules for all sectors. ESBG is the European Savings and Retail Banking Group.

Read More

ESBG response to ESMA’s consultation on guidelines of MiFID II suitability requirements

ESBG’s response to the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) consultation on some MiFID II sustainability aspects. European banks calls for clear procedures and to avoid unnecessary administrative burdens.

Read More

Developing a proportionate, fair and efficient IRRBB framework in the EU

On 4 April 2022, ESBG responded to the EBA consultation specifying technical aspects of the revised framework capturing interest rate risks for banking book (IRRBB) positions.

Read More

European Commission review of the Mortgage Credit Directive

SBG sent its response to the European Commission questionnaire on what to include in the upcoming Review of the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD).

Read More

Customer protection

The ESBG, together with eight other associations has written to the European Data Protection Board, the European Commission and the European Banking Authority about the EDPB Guidelines 06/2020 on the interplay between the reviewed Payment Services Directive and the General Data Protection Regulator.

Read More

Strengthening the quality of corporate reporting and its enforcement in the EU

The consultation aims to evaluate the impact of the EU framework on the three pillars of high quality and reliable corporate reporting: corporate governance, statutory audit and supervision. This position paper is based on ESBG’s response to the consultation.

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European Commission Banking Package proposal

ESBG responded to the European Commission “have your say” consultation on the Banking Package proposal.

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Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

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Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

Considerations on the BCBS principles for the management & supervision of climate-related financial risks

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