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Prudential Regulation

  • FIA EPTA response to the EBA Discussion Paper on the role of Environmental Risks in the Prudential Framework

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Banking Authority (EBA) Discussion Paper on the role of Environmental Risks in the Prudential Framework. In 2019 FIA EPTA established a Sustainable Finance Committee for its member firms to explore how liquidity providers can contribute to the green transition. It is FIA EPTA’s view that sustainable finance offers a great promise in unlocking investment capital that is essential for fighting climate change and mitigating its impact for citizens.

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  • FIA EPTA response to the EBA CP on the Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the specific liquidity measurement for investment firms

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the EBA Consultation Paper on the Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the specific liquidity measurement for investment firms under Article 42(6) of Directive (EU) 2019/2034. FIA EPTA would like to clarify that the concept of a liquidity mismatch between liquid assets and liquidity requirements, which is common for specific (asset management) business models like pension funds or investment funds, does not really apply to a market making model with a trading book and taking place in a CCP cleared environment or being governed by netting agreements.

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  • FIA EPTA response to the EBA Consultation Paper on the Draft Guidelines on common procedures and methodologies for the SREP under IFD

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the EBA Consultation Paper on the Draft Guidelines on common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process (SREP) under IFD. FIA EPTA members believe that the overarching principle of proportionality, which stems from the Level 1 legislation, should be applied across all topics covered in the Draft Guidelines and the elaboration of that principle in the regulation should be guaranteed.

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  • FIA EPTA Response to the EBA Consultation Paper on the Draft RTS on Pillar 2 add-ons for investment firms under Article 40(6) of Directive (EU) 2019/2034

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the EBA Consultation Paper on the Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on Pillar 2 add-ons for investment firms under Article 40(6) of Directive (EU) 2019/2034. FIA EPTA is concerned about the fact that art. 4(2) of the draft Delegated Regulation effectively creates a floor with respect to the additional Pillar 2 requirements. This is the result of the fact that the additional own funds requirements as calculated in art. 4(1) are to express both (1) as an absolute amount, as well as (2) as the ratio of that amount to own funds requirements.

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