Public hearing with Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board

Briefing 02-12-2019

This note is prepared in view of a public hearing with the Chair of the Single Resolution Board (SRB), Elke König who will inter alia present the SRB Work Programme for 2020. The briefing addresses (i) the SRB Work Programme 2020, (ii) the state of play of SRB resolution planning, (iii) the SRB policy in relation to the targets on minimum requirements of own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), (iv) external papers commissioned by the ECON Committee on ‘the resolvability of banks - what is the status quo’, (v) individual cases of banks and some follow-up to an individual resolution case (Banco Popular, including the ECA’s report on contingent liabilities), (vi) recent Banking Union developments, ahead of the Eurogroup report on EDIS, (vii) the SRB disclosure framework, and (viii) Brexit