Transfer of EU agencies from the UK

The EU application procedure for a replacement EU member state to host the 2 UK-based EU agencies after the UK leaves the EU closed at midnight on 31 July 2017.

There has been a lot of interest from EU member states to host these agencies and a lot of effort (and cost?) put into the applications.

The European Banking Authority (EBA) works to ensure effective and consistent prudential regulation and supervision across the European banking sector. Among other tasks, the EBA assesses risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector through regular risk assessment reports and EU-wide stress tests.

Information on the EBA can be found at

http://www.eba.europa.eu

As of 1 August 2017, the cities which applied to host the EBA are:

  • Brussels
  • Dublin
  • Frankfurt
  • Luxembourg
  • Paris
  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw

Details of all the offers can be found at

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/relocation-uk-based-agencies/eba/

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines in the EU. The EMA is essential to the functioning of the single market for medicines in the EU.

Information on the EMA can be found at

http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/

As of 1 August 2017, the cities which applied to host the EMA are:

  • Amsterdam
  • Athens
  • Barcelona
  • Bonn
  • Bratislava
  • Brussels
  • Bucharest
  • Copenhagen
  • Dublin
  • Helsinki
  • Lille
  • Malta
  • Milan
  • Porto
  • Sofia
  • Stockholm
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw
  • Zagreb

Details of all the offers can be found at

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/relocation-uk-based-agencies/ema/