Liquidity stress testing ‘essential’, says ECB supervisor

Supervisor warns conference banks will need to shape up their Ilaap responses for 2017

Liquidity stress testing is now becoming an area of focus

Liquidity stress testing has become increasingly crucial to European regulators, said a senior European Central Bank (ECB) supervisor at a conference in London today (September 20), as he fired a warning shot at eurozone banks over the results of their first annual liquidity assessment.

“What has changed, since the crisis, is that the supervisors’ expectations have increased and [liquidity stress testing] is now becoming an area of focus,” Armin Leistenschneider, head of section in the

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