Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)

August 2017

Market infrastructure and payments

Eurosystem standards for the use of triparty agents (TPAs) in Eurosystem credit operations

On 28 July 2017 the Governing Council approved the Eurosystem standards for the use of triparty agents (TPAs) in Eurosystem credit operations in order to increase transparency on the eligibility assessments for market participants. The Eurosystem standards for the use of triparty agents (TPAs) will be published on the ECB’s website.

Advice on legislation

ECB Opinion on access to the central credit register and the register of bank accounts

On 2 August 2017 the Governing Council adopted Opinion CON/2017/28 at the request of the Bulgarian National Bank.

Banking supervision

Public consultation on the Guide to on-site inspections and internal model investigations

On 25 July 2017 the Governing Council did not object to the proposal of the Supervisory Board to launch a public consultation on the Guide to on-site inspections and internal model investigations. Following the assessment of comments made during the public consultation, the final Guide is expected to be submitted to the Supervisory Board for approval and to the Governing Council for adoption during the last quarter of 2017. The Guide is available on the ECB’s banking supervision website.

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