Public consultation on possible measures to strengthen bank capital requirements for counterparty credit risk

Policy field
Internal Market / Financial Services / Banking / Regulatory Capital

Target group
All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from representatives of credit institutions, investment firms, other financial institutions, consumers (depositors and clients of credit institutions and investment firms), and Member States' authorities.

Period of consultation
From 09.02.2011 to 09.03.2011

Objective of the consultation

To gather stakeholders' views on further possible changes to the Capital Requirements Directive in the area of counterparty credit risk. Two issues are subject to this consultation:

  • capitalisation of banks exposures to central counterparties and
  • the treatment of incurred credit valuation adjustments.

Consultation document

Reference documents

Contact details
Responsible services: Internal Market and Services DG,
Banking and Financial Conglomerates Unit
E-mail: Markt-h1@ec.europa.eu
Postal address:European Commission, SPA2, B-1049 Brussels

Reason why the consultation period is less than 8 weeks
To be able to incorporate the respective feedback in the process of finalisation of the legislative proposal on this issue due before summer 2011.

Number of responses received to this consultation

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Results of consultation and next steps

Last update: 05.07.2011