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Press release

8 November 2021
Hamburg Commercial Bank to join the Deposit Protection Fund

The Hamburg Commercial Bank (HCOB) will become a full member of the Association of German Banks on 1 January 2022 …

Citation

3 November 2021
Sewing: ISSB in Frankfurt a major success

Christian Sewing, President of the Association of German Banks, on the decision of the IFRS Foundation to base the International …

Citation

27 October 2021
Christian Ossig on the implementation of Basel IV

The European Commission’s proposals for implementing the Basel rules are a step in the right direction. But they do not …

Press release

25 October 2021
Banks want to be at the forefront of the fight against climate change

Shortly before the COP26 world climate conference in Glasgow, the private banks have set out their position on how to …

Position Paper

25 October 2021
Sustainable finance report of private banks 2021

The years 2020 and 2021 have shown that sustainability and climate change are the burning issues of our time and …

Citation

20 October 2021
Association of German Banks’ President, Christian Sewing, on Jens Weidmann’s resignat ..

Jens Weidmann has been a strong Bundesbank President for more than ten years and, internationally, he is a highly respected …

Comments

1 October 2021
DK Response to ESMA Consultation on the Draft of the new EMIR Reporting Guidelines

DK participated in the consultation on ESMA guidelines for EMIR reporting requirements.

Comments

30 September 2021
GBIC comments on EBA consultation paper on revised RTS on credit risk adjustments (EB ..

The GBIC advocates that newly created risk provisions should avoid a double burden on Common Equity Tier 1 capital.

Citation

28 September 2021
Andreas Krautscheid on the result of the Bundestag election and its implications for ..

”Time is nevertheless of the essence: what we need as quickly as possible is an alliance to tackle the challenges …

Comments

28 September 2021
GBIC comments on the current EBA consultation on draft SREP guidelines and supervisor ..

GBIC welcomes the decision to update the SREP Guidelines.

Comments

28 September 2021
GBIC welcomes proposal for an EU standard for green bonds – further revisions necessa ..

GBIC welcomes proposal for an EU standard for green bonds – further revisions necessary

Comments

24 September 2021
DK comments on EBA consultation paper on COREP and asset encumbrance reporting (EBA/C ..

We welcome that, regardless of a threshold calculation, small and non-complex institutions (SNCIs) will be exempt from extended reporting requirements.

Position Paper

23 September 2021
Position paper areas requiring action to make better use of cloud technology

Digitisation has been a key topic for many years now and it is one to which the Association of German …

Comments

14 September 2021
GBIC comments on the regulatory treatment of cryptoassets

The GBIC has commented on a consultation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on the regulatory treatment of crypto …

Comments

14 September 2021
Targeted consultation of the European Commission: GBIC rejects the introduction of an ..

From the GBIC's point of view, there is already a high level of transparency on the secondary markets for non-performing …

Comments

2 September 2021
GBIC comments on EBA draft ITS on IRRBB disclosure (EBA/CP/2021/20)

GBIC understands EBA’s wish to implement the strengthening of supervisory convergence in Europe for interest rate risk exposures in the …

Comments

2 September 2021
GBIC comments on the EBA discussion paper on the review of the NPL transaction data t ..

GBIC expressly supports the revision of the NPL transaction data templates with the aim of a simpler, more proportionate and …

Blog article

20 August 2021
Social and human rights aspects of sustainability – a matter for banks!

But of the three letters “E-S-G”, which are now commonly used as an acronym for environmental, social and governance aspects …

Comments

4 August 2021
DK comments on a retail investment strategy for Europe

The German Banking Industry Committee has commented on the EU draft of a "Retail Investment Strategy" and, among other things, …

Position Paper

2 August 2021
Green monetary policy – what instruments are most suitable?

The ECB should take active account of climate policy aspects only in the context of a “secondary” objective subordinate to …

Citation

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, …

Press release

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 …

Blog article

29 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 …

Blog article

18 June 2021
Transatlantic Business Initiative – fresh impetus for better cooperation

The new Transatlantic Business Initiative (TBI) works to strengthen economic ties between the US and Canada, on the one hand, …

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