On November 15, 2014, the Delegated Regulation supplementing the Capital Requirements Directive IV (“CRD IV”) package with regard to regulatory technical standards (“RTS”) for the specification of the methodology for the identification of global systemically important institutions (“G-SIIs”) and for the definition of subcategories of G-SIIs was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Delegated Regulation deals with the parameters for the methodology, identification procedures, allocation of scores, indicators and transitional provisions. The Delegated Regulation applies to banks and certain investment firms and enters into force on December 5, 2014.

The Delegated Regulation is available at:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.330.01.0027.01.ENG.