Safeguarding financial stability in Europe

3 Mar 2014 - Flagship Report and Handbook on Macro-Prudential Policy in the Banking Sector

On 1 January 2014 new EU prudential rules for banks entered into force. These rules give the macro-prudential authorities in the EU a new set of policy instruments to address financial stability risks more effectively.

The European Systemic Risk Board's (ESRB) Flagship Report provides a first overview of the new macro-prudential policy framework in the EU. The report is accompanied by a more detailed handbook which is aimed at assisting macro-prudential authorities to use the new instruments.

16 Apr 2014 - Notification of a draft macro-prudential measure
The Croatian National Bank notified to the ESRB a draft macro-prudential national measure - entering into force on 19 May 2014 - to introduce a systemic risk buffer in Croatia. more...
20 Mar 2014 - General Board meeting
The General Board of the ESRB meets at the ECB premises in Frankfurt, Press release
3 Mar 2014 - Hearing
Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament.
Live webcast, Introductory statement
22 Jan 2014 - General Board Meeting
The General Board of the ESRB meets at the ECB premises in Frankfurt, Press release