Cebs issues a standard document for supervisory college agreements
LONDON - The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (Cebs) has produced a revised template for written agreements within colleges of supervisors. Cebs field-tested the template in the first half of 2008 to judge its operational use, which it says is flexible enough to be employed in practice.
Since mid-2006 Cebs has developed the use of supervisory colleges for European national regulators to collaborate and share information for the cross-border supervision of the European Union (EU)'s 17 largest banks. It published the first results of its work in December 2007.
The field-testing has been conducted on eight out of the 10 supervisory colleges participating since the beginning of Cebs' project on operational networks. Cebs says the template was in most cases adapted to the specific banking groups, after which it was discussed among supervisors participating in the respective colleges.
No legal obstacles have been encountered within testing. The crisis management section was shortened and reference made to the memorandum of understanding on cross-border financial stability. The paper has also been more generally streamlined, to remove elements also to be found in either Cebs guidelines or the revised EU Capital Requirements Directive approved by the Ecofin Council on December 2, 2008.
The document can be downloaded here.
More on Regulation
Central bank eyes big data and psychology
Regulators and industry to meet in London on March 2
Regulators have brought in Basel III liquidity measures ahead of peers but the industry is ready
One bank faces 3% hit to equity ratio if EBA proposals accepted
Sign up for Risk.net email alerts
Oxford professor David Vines argues that the carrot is as important as the stick
Sponsored webinar: IBM
Watch highlights of this year's London conference
Operational risk and the challenges of defining and dealing with conduct risk
There are no comments submitted yet. Do you have an interesting opinion? Then be the first to post a comment.