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Capital requirements regulation and directive – CRR/CRD IV

Main legislative texts

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Commission original proposal – 20.07.2011

On 20 July 2011, the Commission adopted a legislative package to strengthen the regulation of the banking sector. The proposal replaces the current Capital Requirements Directives (2006/48 and 2006/49) with a Directive and a Regulation and constitutes another major step towards creating a sounder and safer financial system. The directive governs the access to deposit-taking activities while the regulation establishes the prudential requirements institutions need to respect.

Delegated and Implementing Acts under CRR / CRD IV

See the page dedicated to the Delegated and Implementing Acts under CRR / CRD IV.

Background documents

Public Consultation on possible measures to strengthen bank capital requirements for counterparty credit risk – 09.02.2011

This consultation was closed on 9 March 2011.

Consultation on countercyclical buffers – 22.10.2010

This consultation was closed on 19 November 2010.

Public hearing on further possible changes to the Capital Requirements Directive (“CRD IV”) – 26.04.2010

Consultation – 26.02.2010

This consultation was closed on 16 April 2010.

Consultation – 07.2009

This consultation was closed on 4 September 2009.