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24 October 2017
Michael Kemmer to leave Association of German Banks

General Manager Michael Kemmer is leaving the Association of German Banks at the end of this year at his own …

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18 October 2017
Kemmer: MiFID II undermines the trust between customer and bank

The Association of German Banks is critical of the far-reaching effects of the new European directive MiFID II on banks …

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11 October 2017
German Banking Industry Committee rejects current EU Commission proposals to create a ..

The European Commission's discussion paper published today on the completion of the Banking Union with a European Deposit Insurance Scheme …

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9 October 2017
Association of German Banks now with 11 fintech companies as members

The Association of German Banks continues to drive forward the partnership between banks and fintech companies.

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29 September 2017
Reform will enhance financial strength of the Deposit Protection Fund

On 1 October 2017 the reform of the Deposit Protection Fund will take effect. “The reform will above all enhance …

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27 September 2017
Berlin Group launches Public Market Consultation on NextGenPSD2 Standard

On 2 October 2017, The Berlin Group will launch a 6-weeks public market consultation on its NextGenPSD2 Access to Accounts …

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7 September 2017
ECB is treading water

Faced with the necessary decision to wind down their bond-buying programme next year, the guardians of the euro have today …

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7 September 2017
Banking president: regulation with a sense of proportion for a strong financial marke ..

“The era of nationalism in financial regulation must be over – despite President Trump and Brexit”, stressed Hans-Walter Peters, president …

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30 August 2017
The German Banking Industry Committee on the Survey by the Bundesbank and BaFin of th ..

The reports published by the Deutsche Bundesbank and the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) on August 30, 2017 on …

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20 July 2017
Michael Kemmer on ECB: introduce threshold, curb side effects of negative interest ra ..

“I would have liked the European Central Bank (ECB) to take another baby step today, at least a verbal one, …

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20 July 2017
Position of the German Banking Industry Committee on the EU interim report on sustain ..

At the end of last year, the European Commission established a high-level expert group to give advice on the Commission's …

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11 July 2017
Kemmer: Avoid inconsistencies in the action plan on NPLs

Michael Kemmer, General Manager of the Association of German Banks, on today’s meeting of EU finance ministers (ECOFIN) on non-performing …

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7 July 2017
Banking association president on G20: tackle financial regulation jointly at internat ..

Hans-Walter Peters, president of the Association of German Banks: the stability of the global financial system can only be ensured …

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14 June 2017
Fed’s cautious normalisation sends the right signal

“The interest rate decision taken by the American central bank sends the right signal. It shows the Fed thinks the …

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8 June 2017
ECB should take a more decisive step away from negative interest rates

“The European Central Bank (ECB) is starting to take baby steps towards an exit from its extremely expansive monetary policy,” …

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8 June 2017
Association of German Banks welcomes progress on capital markets union

The report published today on the implementation of capital markets union shows we’re on the right track, even if our …

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6 June 2017
Companies under attack from cybercriminals

The email from the “boss” to the employee in the book-keeping department is headed “strictly confidential”. Referring to an upcoming …

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31 May 2017
Make European monetary union wind and weatherproof

“European monetary union needs more stability. The sovereign debt crisis, in particular, showed us just how fragile the eurozone is.”, …

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6 April 2017
Hans-Walter Peters: strong Europe needs competitive banks

“In a world in upheaval, Europe should focus on its strengths – both economically and politically. Only by sticking together …

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5 April 2017
Reform of the voluntary Deposit Protection Fund now approved

The Delegates’ Assembly of the Association of German Banks has today approved the proposal by the Board of Directors to …

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29 March 2017
Banking association president expects hard Brexit

Today’s notification by the United Kingdom of its intention to leave the EU has brought Brexit a step closer, now …

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23 March 2017
Krautscheid: EU’s action plan ignores the most important issues in the digital single ..

The German private banks are highly critical of the European Commission’s “Consumer Financial Services Action Plan” unveiled in Brussels today. …

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17 March 2017
Banking association president on G20: regulate financial markets in a globally consis ..

With their regulation of the financial markets since the 2009 Pittsburgh summit, the members of the G20 have set standards, …

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16 March 2017
Michael Kemmer: Fed further normalising monetary policy

“Given that the inflation rate is picking up a little, there would have been no reason not to take another …

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