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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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24 May 2018
Designing the right framework for sustainable finance

As part of its Action Plan on Sustainable Finance, the European Commission has today issued the first concrete legislative proposals.

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23 May 2018
Association of German Banks presents position paper on use of customer data

Digitisation generates a wealth of data that both banks and fintechs aim to use for the benefit of their customers ...

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19 March 2018
Banking association sees Brexit timetable in danger

“Just over twelve months before the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, too many questions are still open ...

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9 March 2018
Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services to intensify

The two financial communities met in Rome today for the second round of the initiative of FeBAF and GBIC. Positive ...

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8 March 2018
Banks and fintechs welcome European Commission’s Fintech Action Plan

“With the action plan it unveiled today, the European Commission has acknowledged the importance of digitisation for the financial markets ...

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8 March 2018
Banks welcome EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

The European Commission has today unveiled its Action Plan on Sustainable Finance. “We welcome the European Commission’s initiative to ...

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12 February 2018
New study: private banks are the most important partners of German exporters

The private banks in Germany are the most important financing partners of the German export sector: the finance for 88 ...

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8 December 2017
Association of German Banks views breakthrough in Brexit talks positively

The European Commission today announced that sufficient progress had been made to enter the second phase of Brexit talks. Association ...

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8 December 2017
Association of German Banks welcomes European approach to Basel III

The European Commission announced yesterday that it would carry out an impact assessment to evaluate the precise effects of the ...

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22 November 2017
Ossig: Basel III mustn’t handicap European banks

The ongoing Basel talks mustn’t lead to European banks ultimately being handicapped. This is the message from the Association ...

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13 November 2017
Don’t endanger the success of the deposit protection reform

Peters called for a decisive change of course by the European Central Bank (ECB). The economy in Europe was doing ...

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