On 12 April 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a letter (dated 2 February 2022) that it had sent to the European Commission formally requesting new time limits for certain mandates where delays could not be avoided. The mandates relate to certain technical standards under the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) II, the Investment Firms Directive, the Securitisation CRR Quick Fix, the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation Refit and Regulation 2021/557 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation to help the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.