Bracing for AnaCredit

Market participants raise concerns about ECB’s plan for analytical risk dataset

David Attenborough
David Attenborough, European business development manager, AxiomSL

In February 2014, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the decision to prepare its analytical credit risk dataset-dubbed AnaCredit-obliging the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) to collect and harmonize credit risk data from across the eurozone and transfer it to the ECB.

AnaCredit is intended to provide a common, very granular, dataset with which the ECB can fill gaps in its statistics and perform better research and analysis. Its staged implementation begins with the draft regulatio

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