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Press release

11 April 2016
Private banks’ new president Peters: Complexity of regulation causing banks concern

“A stable financial market needs stable regulation,” said Hans-Walter Peters, new president of the Association of German Banks and spokesman ...

Press release

11 April 2016
Hans-Walter Peters new president of the Association of German Banks

Handover of office at the Association of German Banks: Hans-Walter Peters, spokesman for the managing partners of Joh. Berenberg, Gossler ...

Press release

11 April 2016
John Cryan elected to the Association of German Banks’ board of directors and preside ..

The Association of German Banks’ delegates assembly today elected John Cryan, co-chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, to the Association ...

Press release

14 March 2016
Kemmer: “Financial literacy essential!”

At the start of the second European Money Week (Europe-wide from 14 – 18 March 2016) Michael Kemmer, General Manager of ...

Press release

10 March 2016
ECB interest rate decision: the problem is the dose and frequency of the medicine

“It was totally unnecessary for the European Central Bank (ECB) to open the cash floodgates even wider today. The central ...

Press release

9 March 2016
Economic forecast: Europe facing major challenges – monetary policy no panacea

“Across the globe, we are currently experiencing an extraordinary accumulation of risks. Yet we cannot go along with those who ...

Press release

25 February 2016
New GBIC expert opinion: leverage ratio sets serious perverse incentives

A leverage ratio will not make the financial system more stable. On the contrary, an inflexible instrument of this kind ...

Press release

4 February 2016
German Banking Industry Committee critical of unnecessary regulatory burdens

In its response to a consultation by the European Commission, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) criticises “unnecessary burdens” arising ...

Press release

25 January 2016
Basel IV plans for new capital requirements go too far

“German banks have hugely improved their capital ratios and thus their resilience in recent years. The Basel IV plans now ...

Publication

21 January 2016
The German private commercial banks' voluntary deposit guarantee schemes

A Brief Guide and List of Member Banks.

Publication

21 January 2016
By-laws of the Deposit Protection Fund of the Association of German Banks, December 2 ..

By-laws of the Deposit Protection Fund (valid until end of September 2017)

Publication

6 November 2015
Small and medium-sized private Banks - reliable partners

The private banks include both big, internationally operating banks and small banks with a regional focus, as well as both ...

Publication

1 June 2015
The Ombudsman Scheme of the private commercial banks

Rules of Procedure for resolving customer complaints in the German banking industry (applicable to all cases submitted by 31 January ...

Publication

20 January 2015
Financing foreign trade

For Germany, foreign trade is the main guarantor of growth and employment, accounting for one in three jobs. What makes ...

Publication

1 November 2014
The future of IFRSs in Europe

Since the adoption of the IAS Regulation in 2002, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) have served as the authoritative ...

Publication

7 April 2014
Survey - Focus on Europe

Results of a representative survey commissioned by the Association of German Banks ahead of the 20th German Banking Congress 2014.

Publication

1 January 2014
Regulation of shadow banking

Shadow banking is given a large share of the blame for the financial crisis. This perception raises the question of ...

Publication

1 January 2012
Banks and Consumers

The Comprehensive Consumer Policy Scheme of the German Private Commercial Banks

Publication

1 March 2011
Systemically important banks and how to deal with them

The financial crisis has shown just how important a stable global financial system is. The failure of Lehman Brothers in ...

Publication

1 January 2011
Economics for the classroom

Getting young people interested in economics and making the subject more accessible to them - that is the target the Association ...

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