Liquidity stress testing ‘essential’, says ECB supervisor

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

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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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