On 13 May 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a final report setting out draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) per its mandate under Article 19(7) of the European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation specifying the:
- Elements to be included in the information to investors with respect to the description of the method to calculate credit scores and pricing assigned to crowdfunding offers (Article 19(7)(a)).
- Information and factors that crowdfunding service providers shall consider when carrying out credit risk assessment and when conducting a loan valuation, as referred in Article 4(4) (Article 19(7)(b)).
- Factors that crowdfunding service providers shall take into account to ensure that the price of loans facilitated on its platform are fair and appropriate (Article 19(7)(c)).
- Content and governance of the policies and procedures required for the requirement specified in Article 19 and the risk management framework related to credit risk assessment as referred in Article 4(4)(f).
The draft RTS will be submitted to the Commission for endorsement following which they will be subject to scrutiny by the European Parliament and the Council before being published in the Official Journal of the European Union.