News about EBR – European Banking Regulation:

Jens Schäfer, BaFin, English statement

Meet our speakers: Jens Schäfer (BaFin)

Jens Schäfer is Oberregierungsrat at the German Federal Financial
Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and keynote speaker at this year’s Handelsblatt Conference “EBR – European Banking Regulation” in Frankfurt.


Charts Analysis Finance

Trading Book – Requirements and implementation

From (probably) 2021 onwards (with regulatory reporting based on CRR II) banks must measure and manage Pillar 1 market risk within a fundamentally revised framework. Banks are exempted from the new framework if their regulatory trading book plus FX- and commodity positions in the banking book do not exceed 10% of total assets and do not exceed 300 mio EUR.

Frankfurt Banking District

Banks must be allowed to fail…

European banking supervision contributes to safe and sound banks…

The goal of European banking supervision is to contribute to the safety and soundness of banks. And we have made great strides towards achieving that goal.


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