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Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR)
Article 442

Article 442 — Credit risk adjustments

Institutions shall disclose the following information regarding the institution's exposure to credit risk and dilution risk:

  1. the definitions for accounting purposes of past due and impaired;
  2. a description of the approaches and methods adopted for determining specific and general credit risk adjustments;
  3. the total amount of exposures after accounting offsets and without taking into account the effects of credit risk mitigation, and the average amount of the exposures over the period broken down by different types of exposure classes;
  4. the geographic distribution of the exposures, broken down in significant areas by material exposure classes, and further detailed if appropriate;
  5. the distribution of the exposures by industry or counterparty type, broken down by exposure classes, including specifying exposure to SMEs, and further detailed if appropriate;
  6. the residual maturity breakdown of all the exposures, broken down by exposure classes, and further detailed if appropriate;
  7. by significant industry or counterparty type, the amount of:
    1. impaired exposures and past due exposures, provided separately;
    2. specific and general credit risk adjustments;
    3. charges for specific and general credit risk adjustments during the reporting period;
  8. the amount of the impaired exposures and past due exposures, provided separately, broken down by significant geographical areas including, if practical, the amounts of specific and general credit risk adjustments related to each geographical area;
  9. the reconciliation of changes in the specific and general credit risk adjustments for impaired exposures, shown separately. The information shall comprise:
    1. a description of the type of specific and general credit risk adjustments;
    2. the opening balances;
    3. the amounts taken against the credit risk adjustments during the reporting period;
    4. the amounts set aside or reversed for estimated probable losses on exposures during the reporting period, any other adjustments including those determined by exchange rate differences, business combinations, acquisitions and disposals of subsidiaries, and transfers between credit risk adjustments;
    5. the closing balances.

Specific credit risk adjustments and recoveries recorded directly to the income statement shall be disclosed separately.