European Banking Authority

In the area of banking prudential requirements the Commission works with the European Banking Authority (EBA). The EBA contributes to the regulatory work of the Commission by

  • providing technical advice
  • drafting technical standards

It also publishes guidelines and recommendations to ensure the consistent and effective application of EU rules.

Expert groups and comitology committees

In this area the Commission is also assisted by

The expert group is a consultative entity that provides advice and expertise in the preparation of draft delegated acts.

The European Banking Committee is a comitology committee. It no longer plays a role in relation to delegated acts, but it continues to be active in the area of implementing acts.