EU Final Draft Technical Standards on the Determination of Indirect Exposures Published
02/19/2021Following its consultation last year, the European Banking Authority has published a final report and final draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the determination of indirect exposures to underlying clients of derivative and credit derivative contracts. The EU Capital Requirements Regulation, as amended by CRR 2, requires firms to add to the total exposures to a client the exposures arising from derivative contracts listed in Annex II of the CRR and credit derivative contracts, where the contract was not directly entered into with that client but the underlying debt or equity instrument was issued by that client. The final draft RTS will form part of the EU's large exposures framework. The final draft RTS include a methodology for the calculation of indirect exposures for different classes of derivative contracts and credit derivative contracts with a single underlying debt or equity instrument and a methodology for calculating exposures arising from contracts with multiple underlying reference names.
The final draft RTS have been submitted to the European Commission for endorsement.
View the final report and final draft RTS on the determination of indirect exposures.
View details of CRR 2.
View details of the EBA's consultation.
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