Association of German Banks
We represent more than 200 private commercial banks and eleven member associations.
14 July 2021
Krautscheid: ECB plans to press ahead with digital euro
“We very much welcome the ECB’s decision to press ahead with its plans for a digital euro,” said Andreas Krautscheid, Chief Executive of the Association of German Banks.
5 July 2021
German Banking Industry Committee presents policy paper on “digital euro”
In a policy paper, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) for the first time sets out detailed thoughts on the design of a “digital euro”. In this paper, experts from Germany’s five national banking associations draw up an ecosystem of innovative forms of money that extends far beyond the idea of digitalised central bank money, which is referred to as Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
30 June 2021
Association of German Banks officially endorses Principles for Responsible Banking
The Association of German Banks is now an official endorser of the Principles for Responsible Banking (PRBs). The initiative launched by the United Nations creates the framework for a sustainable banking system.
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