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10 May 2022
Open Finance Framework: focus on financial data creates imbalance

Tobias Tenner, Head of Digitalisation, emphasizes the necessary balance between all involved parties.

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6 April 2022
Digital euro must strengthen Europe’s sovereignty and that of the private sector

The European Commission launched its consultation on the digital euro. In a statement about the consultation, Tobias Tenner, Head of …

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31 March 2022
Should the ECB’s digital euro create added value or replace what banks already offer? ..

The European Central Bank has published a report on new digital payment methods that addresses the digital euro. Tobias Tenner, …

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23 February 2022
Data Act ensures a fair balance of interests

The European Commission has presented its Data Act to ensure fairness in the digital environment and make data more accessible.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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3 June 2021
Krautscheid on the proposal for a Digital Identity Framework

The European Commission today published its proposal for a Digital Identity Framework.

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28 April 2021
Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom

The planned memorandum of understanding must be finalised and published. Further delay would be grossly negligent,” said Andreas Krautscheid, Chief …

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21 April 2021
Statement on the EU Commission's proposal on AI regulations

The European Commission today unveiled a proposal for a regulation on a European approach to artificial intelligence (AI).

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4 November 2020
Banking association President Hans-Walter Peters on the US election

“The international community looks to the US with concern. Unfortunately, the elections have yet to produce a clear result. We …

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16 April 2020
Krautscheid: Changes to Libra are a renewed wake-up call for policymakers and central ..

Facebook today issued a new position paper announcing changes to its digital currency, Libra coin. Andreas Krautscheid, Chief Executive of …

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14 January 2020
Ossig: Banks want to play a key role on the road to a climate-friendly society

"For sustainable investments, we need appropriate framework conditions and not even more bureaucracy", said Christian Ossig to the investment programme …

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18 December 2019
Finance climate protection – use market forces

“As important as sustainable finance is to the private banks, our hopes have unfortunately not been fulfilled," said Christian Ossig.

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27 November 2019
Krautscheid: Strengthen Europe’s sovereignty, complete the single European financial ..

The new European Commission faces the testing challenge of holding Europe together and moving it forward in an environment that …

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6 November 2019
Peters: Europe needs a strong single financial market

It’s gratifying to see movement in the discussion about deepening the single European financial market.

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12 September 2019
Peters: ECB accelerating in a dead end

“The current package of ECB measures is based on false expectations,” said Hans-Walter Peters, the Association of German Banks’ president.

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27 May 2019
Peters: EU quickly has to become able to act now – drive forward banks’ role in clima ..

“The high election turnout is pleasing – now we need a clear course quickly,” said Hans-Walter Peters, the Association of …

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10 April 2019
Peters: ECB is stuck in monetary policy crisis mode

Once again, the ECB has failed to begin its withdrawal from negative interest rates. That’s disappointing. Measures should have been …

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16 January 2019
Association chief Andreas Krautscheid on the British House of Commons’ rejection of t ..

“The vote is a serious warning shot for all concerned,” Andreas Krautscheid, Chief Executive of the Association of German Banks, …

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18 December 2018
Krautscheid: 100 days before Brexit - crisis mode becoming the norm

“100 days before the United Kingdom leaves the EU, a hard Brexit is more likely than ever", comments Andreas Krautscheid, …

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13 December 2018
Peters – ending net asset purchases was overdue

“The ECB’s decision to end its net asset purchases at the end of the year was overdue,” said Hans-Walter Peters, …

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