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Interview

28 December 2021
Climate protection needs strong banks

Christian Sewing, President of the Association of German Banks and Nicolas Théry, President of the French Banking Federation, wrote this …

Comments

17 December 2021
GBIC comments on ESMA's Consultation on Amendments to MiFID II Requirements on Best E ..

GBIC critically comments on ESMA's proposed amendments to the revision of MiFID II requirements on Best Execution Reports (RTS 27 …

Publication

16 December 2021
By-laws of the Deposit Protection Fund of the Association of German Banks

By-laws of the Deposit Protection Fund valid from August 2021

Press release

8 December 2021
German private banks adopt extensive reform of deposit protection

This means protection limits will be geared to the needs of depositors. For 98 percent of retail savers, nothing will …

Position Paper

2 December 2021
Data economy – we need a new cross-sector data framework

The Association of German Banks believes the first step should be to establish a European legal framework that enables data …

Comments

29 November 2021
KPMG study shows: Commission ban would exclude broad sections of the population from ..

Commission-based advice ensures that all sections of the population have access to qualified investment advice and can participate in the …

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 …

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