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Press releases | 25 February 2022

The SRB has announced that it will launch a consultation process on the 2022 ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund (SRF) on 3 March 2022.

This will give banks and credit institutions required to pay annual contributions to the SRF the...

Press releases | 01 February 2022
The Single Resolution Board (SRB) has published its minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) dashboard covering the reporting period Q3.2021.
Press releases | 31 January 2022
The European Commission, in consultation with the Single Resolution Board, is seeking to appoint a Chair, and a Member of the Board/Director of Resolution Planning and Decisions.

The public interest assessment and bank-insurance contagion

Blog post | 26 January 2022

The SRB is continuously enhancing its approach to the public interest assessment (PIA). This is the main policy tool used to assess whether a failing bank should be resolved in the public interest, or whether it can be liquidated under normal insolvency...

Priorities for 2022 – the SRB’s view

Blog post | 10 January 2022

The dawn of the New Year is not the only time that we at the SRB think about resolutions – we do that every day of the year! Our focus is always on making banks resolvable so that we can promote financial stability and protect the taxpayer. However, the...

Press releases | 02 December 2021

Today, the Single Resolution Board (SRB) has published its minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) dashboard covering the reporting period Q2.2021.

Key findings:

  • In percentage of the total risk exposure amount (TREA)...
Press releases | 01 December 2021

The SRB publishes today guidance on solvent wind-down of derivatives and trading books in resolution, in line with its Expectations for Banks document, published in April 2020.

For certain banks, the size and complexity of their trading books could...

Reinforcing crisis readiness with transfer tools

Blog post | 17 November 2021

The SRB’s role is to develop resolution plans that are ready for action at very short notice, for the banks under our remit. If a bank should fail, our goal is to make sure that happens in an organised and orderly way. We make sure that any critical roles...

No time to waste in completing the Banking Union

Blog post | 09 September 2021

The European Banking Union still awaits completion, with more work urgently needed to move towards a fully integrated system that delivers better crisis management, depositor protection and a stronger banking sector.

The European Commission has...

SRB’s new heat-map approach enhances resolvability assessment

Blog post | 22 July 2021

Making banks resolvable remains the SRB’s key priority [1]. Banks entered the Covid-19 crisis in a much better shape than during the 2008 financial crisis, and were instrumental for financing the economy. However, the pandemic also reminded stakeholders...

Press releases | 30 June 2021

The SRB today published its 2020 Annual Report detailing the progress made in promoting financial stability while protecting the taxpayer through Europe's banking resolution framework.

In 2020, despite the pandemic, the SRB continued to make progress...

Asset Management Companies: the Spanish example

Blog post | 03 June 2021

In a severe banking crisis, the question of what to do with impaired assets is often raised. The most straightforward option, of selling the assets at a low price in a fire sale, can trigger an unnecessary destruction of value, with the banking framework...

System-wide events in the Public Interest Assessment

Blog post | 31 May 2021

The public interest assessment is a key safeguard in bank resolution, to protect taxpayers and financial stability. When faced with a failing bank, the SRB considers whether resolution best serves the public interest or whether the bank can go into normal...

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