EBA Releases Final Draft Regulatory Technical Standards

On June 13, the European Banking Authority (EBA) released the final draft regulatory technical standards on assigning risk weights to specialized lending exposures under article 153(9) of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (Capital Requirements Regulation – CRR).

The Capital Requirements Directive requires the EBA to develop draft regulatory technical standards setting out how institutions should take into account financial strength, political and legal environment, transaction and/or asset characteristics, strength of the sponsor and developer, and security package in assessing risk weights to specialized lending exposures.