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Press release

17 February 2017
Association of German Banks plans to reform the voluntary Deposit Protection Fund

The Association of German Banks is working on a reform of its voluntary deposit protection. The objective is to focus …

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15 February 2017
Promote digital payments throughout Europe

“The private banks want a European digital single market for financial services and will help to actively promote it,” stresses …

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26 January 2017
Impact of Brexit on German banks will be limited

“The customers of our banks will not be affected by Brexit,” Michael Kemmer, General Manager of the Association of German …

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25 January 2017
Association of German Banks: further strengthen the international approach of the G20 ..

“The G20 has proved its worth in the almost 20 years of its existence and cooperation between the world’s 20 …

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18 January 2017
President of the Association of German Banks regrets decision for Brexit

In response to British prime minister Theresa May’s keynote speech on Brexit, Hans-Walter Peters, president of the Association of German …

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16 December 2016
The German Derivatives Association (DDV) and the German Banking Industry Committee (D ..

The German Derivatives Association (Deutsche Derivate Verband – DDV) and The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) have proposed that their …

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15 December 2016
Kemmer: Fed decision a small step towards normalisation

“The Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike is good news. It underlines that the Fed considers the economic upturn in the …

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8 December 2016
Kemmer on ECB’s monetary policy: an indecisive “having it both ways”

"It’s a welcome development that the European Central Bank (ECB) intends to take its foot off the pedal a bit …

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5 December 2016
Kemmer on the result of the referendum in Italy

“The ‘no’ vote by the Italians to extensive reform of the Senate is without doubt a setback – also for …

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30 November 2016
GBIC: Further strengthen global economic and financial resilience

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) welcomes it that, under the new German presidency, the G20 aims to further strengthen …

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28 November 2016
Basel IV – don’t place European banks at a disadvantage: content more important than ..

Banking associations in the two major nations France and Germany have sounded the alarm in a joint letter to Federal …

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24 November 2016
Association of German Banks considers the reform of banking rules a step in the right ..

“At first glance, the European Commission’s legislative proposal for reforming banking rules meets the needs of the European economy,” said …

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16 November 2016
Kemmer on the Bundesbank’s Financial Stability Review

“Persistently low interest rates and weak economic growth are an extremely difficult combination, which may increase the risks to financial …

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7 November 2016
Changes on the Association of German Banks’ board of directors

Martin Zielke, chairman of Commerzbank AG’s board of managing directors, today agreed to join the Association of German Banks’ board …

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7 November 2016
Association of German Banks’ president Peters on Basel rules: good solution more impo ..

“A strong economy needs a strong banking sector,” said Hans-Walter Peters, president of the Association of German Banks and spokesman …

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4 November 2016
The German Banking Industry Committee welcome Esther de Lange’s report on the planned ..

The report by Esther de Lange, MEP and member of the European People’s Party, on the European Deposit Insurance Scheme …

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8 October 2016
Banking association President Peters cautions against new capital requirements

“Significantly higher capital requirements for banks are neither necessary nor justified,” said Hans-Walter Peters, President of the Association of German …

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29 September 2016
Kemmer: Monetary policy will not solve the problem of weak growth

“Monetary policy cannot solve the problem of the lack of growth in either the world economy or Europe,” said General …

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29 September 2016
Economic forecast of the Association of German Banks: stuck in mediocrity

“The world economy has slowed to a crawl, it is stuck in mediocrity,” said Carsten Klude, Chairman of the Economic …

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15 September 2016
GBIC on Basel IV negotiations: great danger of German banks being placed at a conside ..

The member associations of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) warn that the ongoing Basel IV negotiations could place German …

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14 September 2016
GBIC: Postpone the PRIIPs Regulation – threat of considerable legal uncertainty until ..

The member associations of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) warn of considerable legal uncertainty surrounding the planned introduction of …

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5 September 2016
Avoid any prolonged economic damage to UK and EU after Brexit vote

“Even after Brexit, German banks will retain their close ties with the London financial marketplace. A divorce war is no …

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18 August 2016
Kemmer calls for political commitment to Frankfurt as a financial centre – recognise ..

“Frankfurt can benefit from Britain leaving the EU,” says Michael Kemmer, the Association of German Banks’ general manager. “As the …

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30 July 2016
2016 stress test results: German banks resilient despite tough stress criteria

The stress test conducted by the European Banking Authority (EBA) shows that German banks are basically robust and resilient. This …

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