European Banking Authority Extends Payments Moratoria Guidelines
06/18/2020The European Banking Authority has extended the applicability of its Guidelines on legislative and non-legislative loan repayments in light of the ongoing effects of COVID-19. The Guidelines were originally published in April 2020 and stated that, where payment moratoria were based on national law or a private-sector initiative broadly applied by credit institutions in response to COVID-19, they would not be classified as forbearance or distressed restructuring measures. The Guidelines as originally published applied to moratoria applied before June, 30 2020. That deadline has now been extended to moratoria applied before September 30, 2020.
View the EBA's updated statement on its Guidelines on payments moratoria.
View details of the EBA's original statement on its Guidelines on payments moratoria.
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