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COVID-19 documents

The FMA has created an overview of the COVID-19 measures taken both by the FMA as well as by the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) to provide you with a straightforward way to find the measures taken sorted by topic, supervision area and supervisory authority. To make the search process easier you can also directly filter the dynamic list below by topic, supervisory area and by supervisory authority. The PDF file will be updated every two weeks to ensure that you are kept informed about the current measures.

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Table: COVID-19 documents
TitleRelease Date
MREL: the next steps17.06.2020
Life Insurance Information Requirements Regulation 2018 (LV-InfoV 2018)

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27.05.2020
Thematic note - Preliminary analysis of impact of COVID-19 on EU banks25.05.2020
ESMA calls for transparency on COVID-19 effects in half-yearly financial reports20.05.2020
ESMA supports ESRB actions to address COVID-related systemic vulnerabilities14.05.2020
Resolution planning cycle 2020: setting a course for financial stability; Blog by Boštjan Jazbec07.05.2020
IAIS facilitates global coordination on financial stability and policyholder protection during Covid-19 crisis07.05.2020
ESMA reminds firms of conduct of business obligations under MiFID II06.05.2020
EIOPA revises its timetable for advice on Solvency II Review until end December 202030.04.2020
ESMA issues No Action Letter on the new ESG disclosure requirements under the Benchmarks Regulation29.04.2020
FMA ensures guaranteed entitlements for classical life insurance while also relieving the burden for insurance undertakings29.04.2020
Letter to Pensionskassen28.04.2020
FMA Deadline Extensions Regulation 2020 (FMA-FriVerV 2020; FMA-Fristenverlängerungsverordnung 2020)

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27.04.2020
Online Identification Regulation (Online-Identifikationsverordnung – Online-IDV)

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21.04.2020
Regulation of the Financial Market Authority (FMA) on the restriction of short selling of certain financial instruments in an exceptional situation

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16.04.2020
ECB Banking Supervision provides temporary relief for capital requirements for market risk16.04.2020
OPINION OF THE EUROPEAN SECURITIES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY of 15 April 2020 on a proposed emergency measure by the Austrian Finanzmarktaufsicht under Section 1 of Chapter V of Regulation (EU) No 236/201215.04.2020
FMA FAQs Regulation Prohibiting Short Selling15.04.2020
ESMA issues positive opinions on short selling bans by Austrian FMA, Belgian FSMA, French AMF, Greek HCMC and Spanish CNMV15.04.2020
Available in German only: Katalog an Vorschlägen zu Änderungen bei der Aufsichtspraxis der FMA/OeNB iZm COVID-1909.04.2020
Actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the EU financial markets regarding the timeliness of fulfilling external audit requirements for interest rate benchmarks under the Benchmarks Regulation09.04.2020
ESMA postpones publication dates for annual non-equity transparency calculations and quarterly SI data09.04.2020
Available in German only: "Covid-19"-Situation: EBA Leitlinien zu Zahlungsmoratorien und das österreichische Moratorium gemäß § 2 des 2. COVID-19 JuBG09.04.2020
Available in German only: Schreiben an die WKÖ - Beantwortung einer WKÖ-Anfrage zur COVID19-3-5-Gesetzgebung und der Rechnungslegung im aktuellen Umfeld08.04.2020
SRB's approach to MREL targets08.04.2020
Available in German only: Information über die gesetzlich vorgegebene Unterbrechung und Hemmung von Fristen in Verfahren der FMA während der COVID-19-Maßnahmen08.04.2020
EIOPA and FMA urgently recommend insurance undertakings to refrain from the distribution of dividends as well as share buy-backs03.04.2020
Update on other measures impacted by COVID-19 pandemic02.04.2020
ESMA updates its risk assessment in light of the COVID-19 pandemic02.04.2020
Press release: FMA warns about a strong increase in fraudulent activities in the financial markets in conjunction with the Corona pandemic02.04.2020
EIOPA statement on dividends distribution and variable remuneration policies in the context of COVID-1902.04.2020
EIOPA urges (re)insurers to temporarily suspend all discretionary dividend distributions and share buy backs02.04.2020
EBA publishes Guidelines on treatment of public and private moratoria in light of COVID-19 measures02.04.2020
Letter to banks under the SRB's remit on potential operational relief measures related to the COVID-19 outbreak01.04.2020
EIOPA urges insurers and intermediaries to continue to take actions to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on consumers01.04.2020
An extraordinary challenge: SRB actions to support efforts to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak – Blog post by Elke König01.04.2020
ESMA withdraws registration of DTCC Data Repository (Ireland) plc31.03.2020
EBA statement on actions to mitigate financial crime risks in the COVID-19 pandemic31.03.2020
Statement on dividends distribution, share buybacks and variable remuneration31.03.2020
Statement on supervisory reporting and Pillar 3 disclosures in light of COVID-1931.03.2020
Clarification of issues related to the publication of reports by execution venues and firms as required under RTS 27 and 2831.03.2020
ESMA provides clarifications for best execution reports under MiFID II31.03.2020
ESMA publishes draft regulatory technical standards for CCP colleges30.03.2020
Press Release: ECB and FMA urgently recommend banks to refrain from dividend distributions and share buy-backs27.03.2020
FMA Recommendation on Distribution of Dividends and Share Buy-Backs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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27.03.2020
Available in German only: FAQs zu aufsichtlichen Maßnahmen der EZB als Reaktion auf das Corona-Virus27.03.2020
ESMA issues guidance on financial reporting deadlines in light of COVID-1927.03.2020
ECB asks banks not to pay dividends until at least October 202027.03.2020
ESMA confirms application date of equity transparency calculations27.03.2020
Press Release: Maintaining the supply of credit for companies and households is the primary objective of banking supervision in Europe as well as Austria25.03.2020
EBA provides clarity to banks and consumers on the application of the prudential framework in light of COVID-19 measures

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25.03.2020
EBA statement on consumer protection and payments in the COVID19 Crisis

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25.03.2020
EBA statement on the application of the prudential framework regarding Default, Forbearance and IFRS9 in light of COVID19 measures

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25.03.2020
ESMA issues guidance on accounting implications of COVID-1925.03.2020
Available in German only: Informationsschreiben COVID-19 Maßnahmen - Bankenaufsicht25.03.2020
Available in German only: Informationsschreiben COVID-19 Maßnahmen - Versicherungs- und Pensionskassenaufsicht23.03.2020
ESMA extends consultations response dates20.03.2020
Recommendations on supervisory flexibility regarding the deadline of supervisory reporting and public disclosure20.03.2020
ESMA clarifies position on call taping under MiFID II20.03.2020
Clarification of issues related to the application of MiFID II requirements on the recording of telephone conversations20.03.2020
Press Release: FMA and OeNB support the measures taken by the Single Supervisory Mechanism – using regulatory leeway should contribute towards maintaining the provision of loans for firms and households20.03.2020
FAQs on ECB supervisory measures in reaction to the coronavirus20.03.2020
ECB Banking Supervision provides further flexibility to banks in reaction to coronavirus20.03.2020
ESMA sets out approach to SFTR implementation19.03.2020
Available in German only: Informationsschreiben COVID-19 Maßnahmen - Versicherungs- und Pensionskassenaufsicht19.03.2020
Available in German only: Informationsschreiben COVID-19 Maßnahmen - Bankenaufsicht19.03.2020
Available in German only: Informationsschreiben COVID-19 Maßnahmen - Wertpapieraufsicht19.03.2020
Press Release: FMA issues a Regulation prohibiting short selling in certain financial instruments that are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange18.03.2020
EIOPA statement on actions to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on the EU insurance sector17.03.2020
Press Release: The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) imposes reporting obligation on net short positions of 0.1% and higher.16.03.2020
ESMA requires net short position holders to report positions of 0.1% and above16.03.2020
Coronavirus: Staff measures16.03.2020
ECB Banking Supervision provides temporary capital and operational relief in reaction to coronavirus12.03.2020
ECB announces measures to support bank liquidity conditions and money market activity12.03.2020
EBA statement on actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector12.03.2020
ECB announces easing of conditions for targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO III)12.03.2020
FMA-OeNB Templates for Recovery Plans 2020 - Reduced