EBA plots shift to new phase of work

Plans to concentrate more on harmonisation and less on standard-setting

The EBA is based at London's Canary Wharf

The European Banking Authority (EBA) sees itself becoming a more mature institution with a change in focus over the next three years, its work programme for 2016–18 reveals.

On October 16 the EBA put out both a detailed plan for its work in 2016 and a longer-term vision of its role over the coming three years. In the latter, the EBA envisages it will "shift its focus" from developing standards to pushing for harmonisation throughout Europe, as the bulk of banking legislation will be finalised by

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