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19 June 2020
‘Cliff edge’ Brexit is irresponsible in the corona era: BdB calls for progress and cl ..

The Association of German Banks’ new position paper sets out its calls for future cooperation between the EU and the ...

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17 June 2020
Ensure digital sovereignty: Association of German Banks calls for the introduction of ..

In its third position paper the association underlines the rapidly growing demand for a programmable euro and recommends that Europe ...

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23 April 2020
Banking association President Zielke: Banks are needed to help solve the major crisis ..

The newly elected President of the Association of German Banks, Martin Zielke, has praised the swift and decisive action of ...

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22 April 2020
Martin Zielke new banking association President

Handover of office at the Association of German Banks: Martin Zielke, Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank ...

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12 March 2020
Peters takes a positive view of the package of measures adopted by European banking s ..

Association of German Banks President Hans-Walter Peters has described as positive above all the package of measures adopted today by ...

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12 March 2020
President of the Association of German Banks calls for further measures to stabilise ..

In the face of the widening coronavirus crisis, Association of German Banks President Hans-Walter Peters has argued for concrete measures ...

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13 January 2020
Ossig: “Negative interest rates hit banks and customers alike”

“We welcome the ECB’s plan to review its monetary policy strategy this year,” said Chief Executive Christian Ossig at ...

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19 October 2019
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings: banking association president Peters sees no global r ..

The private banks are expecting global growth to slow down to around 3% in 2019. “That would be a good ...

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3 September 2019
Banks call for open markets in Europe

Against the backdrop of the new European Commission, the private banks underline that a Europe-wide home market is more important ...

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21 August 2019
german-banking-industry-committee-supports-transitional-period-strong-customer-authen ..

GBIC stated against the backdrop of today’s announcement by the BaFin of transitional arrangements for the authentication of online ...

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23 May 2019
Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services: a 10-point agenda from FeBAF and DK

The 10-point agenda was discussed today during the 4th round of the Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services between the Italian ...

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16 April 2019
German Banking Industry Committee: EU banking package major contribution to stabilisi ..

The European Parliament today adopted the so-called ‘banking package’ broadly amending cornerstones of banking regulation.

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4 April 2019
Further relief needed for small and medium-sized banks in Europe

The European banking associations of Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia find that for small and ...

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3 April 2019
Study shows negative impact of Basel IV

A current study by the Association of German Banks shows that European banks are more heavily burdened by the Basel ...

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14 March 2019
GBIC: MiFID II is driving customers away from the capital markets

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has studied the impact of the European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).

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27 February 2019
Krautscheid: Strengthen Europe’s constructive forces

Around three months before the European elections, the private banks reiterate that more, not less, Europe is what’s needed ...

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4 December 2018
The Association of German Banks welcomes progress on the risk reduction package

Today in Brussels, EU finance ministers have reached agreement on major elements of the risk reduction package. Christian Ossig, Chief ...

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21 November 2018
Krautscheid: We need more EU single market, not less

The German private banks believe the European Union should push ahead more decisively with the single market for financial services ...

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5 November 2018
Italy shouldn’t jeopardise the credibility of the euro

Hans-Walter Peters, president of the Association of German Banks, calls for a quick and firm change of course by the ...

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5 November 2018
Go-ahead for HSH Nordbank’s transition to Deposit Protection Fund

“The solution that has now been found can serve as a blueprint for switches in future from other protection schemes ...

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4 October 2018
Autumn forecast: despite mounting risks economy will remain stable

The world economy was likely to remain on track in the coming year. This is the main message of the ...

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22 June 2018
Call by French and German banks: more than ever, Europe is the solution

In the run-up to the meeting of European heads of state and government, the French and German banking associations have ...

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13 June 2018
Krautscheid: Artificial Intelligence will change the face of banking as well

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is regarded as one of most promising technologies in the ongoing digital Transformation.

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24 May 2018
Association of German Banks concerned about nexus between states and banks

The European Commission has today unveiled a proposal paving the way for the securitisation of government bonds.

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