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.​​



Latest

ESBG’s response to the Commission call for feedback on its proposal for the regulation on the transparency and integrity of ESG rating activities

On 3 August 2023, ESBG responded to the Commission call for feedback on its ESG ratings proposal. ESBG welcomes the objective to tackle

ESBG submits its response to the IASB consultation on Amendments to the Classification and Measurement of Financial Instruments

On 19 July, ESBG submitted its response to the IASB’s consultation on its Exposure Draft (ED) on Amendments to the Classification and Measurement of Financial Instruments

ESBG submits its response to the European Commission consultation on the draft Delegated Act concerning EFRAG’s Set 1 ESRS

On 7 July, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by the European Commission on the draft Delegated Act for the first set..

ESBG submits its response to the consultation launched by EFRAG on its Draft Comment Letter

On 29 June, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by EFRAG on its Draft Comment Letter (DCL)

ESBG sends recommendations on EBA’s consultation on draft Guidelines on the benchmarking of diversity practices

On 22 June, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by the European Banking Authority (EBA)

ESBG responds to EBA consultation on amendments to the reporting on the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

On 21 June, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by the European Banking Authority (EBA)

Social Partners call for Parliamentary support in review of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Framework

On 26 May, 35 European Social Partners from a wide range of sectors requested support from the European Parliament in the review

ESBG responds to the Commission’s consultation on its Taxonomy Environmental Delegated Act

On 3 May, ESBG responded to the Commission’s consultation on its new set of EU taxonomy criteria for economic activities that

ESBG revises its position paper on the CSDDD in accordance with the recent negotiations

Given the developments of the recent political negotiations, ESBG has decided to update its position paper on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)

ESBG responds to SRB consultation on its future strategic review

ESBG has recently shared its feedback with the Single Resolution Board (SRB) on its future strategic review which aims to enter into a new era

A Digital Euro: what does it mean for savings and retail banks?

Since its inception, ESBG has been taking an active role in Digital Euro-related discussions and overall, ESBG welcomes

ESBG submits its response to the EBA consultation on the overall recovery capacity in recovery planning.

On 14 March, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by the European Banking Authority (EBA)

ESBG submits its response to the EBA consultation on its data collection for the benchmarking exercise in 2024

On 28 February, the ESBG submitted its response to the European Banking Authority (EBA) consultation on its data collection for the benchmarking exercise in 2024

ESBG responded to the ESMA consultation about the use of ESG terms in funds’ names

On 17 February, ESBG submitted its response to the ESMA consultation about the use of ESG terms in funds’ names

ESBG responds to EBA consultation on the effective management of money laundering risks when providing access to financial services

In December 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published draft Guidelines on the effective management of

ESBG submitted its response on resolvability testing to the EBA consultation

On 14 February, ESBG submitted its response to the consultation launched by the European Banking Authority (EBA) in November

ESBG responds to the Commission consultation on defining violations of Union restrictive measures

Restrictive measures are an essential tool for maintaining international peace and

ESBG’s letter to the Commission on the EBA RTS and GL on interest rate risk in the banking book

Whilst we support a revision of the framework capturing interest rate risks for banking book positions

ESBG responds to the ESAs call for evidence on greenwashing

Therefore, in the interest of customers, banks, saving banks and issuers of financial products, ESBG

ESBG provides input on technical negotiations of the Artificial Intelligence Act

The definition of AI remains a highly debated issue. According to ESBG members, the proposed