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Article 3 Meaning of foreseeable in foreseeable charge for the purposes of Article 26(2)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013

  1. (1)

    The amount of foreseeable charges to be taken into account shall comprise the following:

    1. (a)

      the amount of taxes;

    2. (b)

      the amount of any obligations or circumstances arising during the related reporting period which are likely to reduce the profits of the institution and for which the competent authority is not satisfied that all necessary value adjustments, such as additional value adjustments according to Article 34 of Regulation (EU) No 575/2013, or provisions have been made.

  2. (2)

    Foreseeable charges that have not already been taken into account in the profit and loss account shall be assigned to the interim period during which they have incurred so that each interim period bears a reasonable amount of these charges. Material or non-recurrent events shall be considered in full and without delay in the interim period during which they arise.

  3. (3)

    The competent authority shall be satisfied that all necessary deductions to the interim or year-end profits and all those related to foreseeable charges have been made, either under applicable accounting framework or under any other adjustments, before permitting that the institution includes interim or year-end profits in Common Equity Tier 1 items.