Banking supervision glossary

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Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD)
Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council establishes a harmonised framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms. It introduces harmonised tools and powers relating to prevention, early intervention and resolution for all EU Member States.
banking union
One of the building blocks for completing Economic and Monetary Union, which consists of an integrated financial framework with a single rulebook, a Single Supervisory Mechanism, common deposit protection and a single bank resolution mechanism. See also
Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)
Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)
Basel framework (Basel III)
A global regulatory framework for banks and banking systems, developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in response to the financial crisis of 2008. Basel III builds upon the Basel II rulebook. Its aim is to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk management of the banking sector. The measures aim to improve the banking sector's ability to absorb shocks arising from financial and economic stress, improve risk management and governance, and strengthen banks' transparency and disclosures.
Basel III
See
Basel framework (Basel III)
BCBS
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BRRD
See
Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD)