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24 June 2016
German Banking Industry Committee regrets Brexit vote – German financial marketplace ..

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), made up of the five leading banking-sector associations, regrets the vote by the British ...

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24 June 2016
Association of German Banks’ president Peters: A black day for the UK and Europe

“We see the vote by the British people to leave the EU with great concern,” said Hans-Walter Peters, the Association ...

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21 June 2016
French Banking Federation and Association of German Banks express their concern about ..

Basel IV: French and German banking federations meet French Finance Minister Michel Sapin and express concerns on the risks for ...

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7 June 2016
Michael Kemmer: ECB corporate bond buying programme won’t have any positive impact

“The European Central Bank (ECB) will not achieve any noticeable effect on investment and consumer prices when it expands its ...

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1 June 2016
Association of German Banks welcomes plans for possible stock exchange merger

“A merger between Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange is an opportunity for Europe and for Germany as a ...

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22 April 2016
Communications forum launched for fintechs and banks

Around 60 participants, made up of almost 40 fintechs, various banks and the Association of German Banks, this week (on ...

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19 April 2016
Opinion confirms inadequate legal basis for a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS ..

Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), cited by the European Commission as the ...

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11 April 2016
Private banks’ new president Peters: Complexity of regulation causing banks concern

“A stable financial market needs stable regulation,” said Hans-Walter Peters, new president of the Association of German Banks and spokesman ...

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11 April 2016
Hans-Walter Peters new president of the Association of German Banks

Handover of office at the Association of German Banks: Hans-Walter Peters, spokesman for the managing partners of Joh. Berenberg, Gossler ...

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11 April 2016
John Cryan elected to the Association of German Banks’ board of directors and preside ..

The Association of German Banks’ delegates assembly today elected John Cryan, co-chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, to the Association’s ...

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14 March 2016
Kemmer: “Financial literacy essential!”

At the start of the second European Money Week (Europe-wide from 14 – 18 March 2016) Michael Kemmer, General Manager ...

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10 March 2016
ECB interest rate decision: the problem is the dose and frequency of the medicine

“It was totally unnecessary for the European Central Bank (ECB) to open the cash floodgates even wider today. The central ...

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9 March 2016
Economic forecast: Europe facing major challenges – monetary policy no panacea

“Across the globe, we are currently experiencing an extraordinary accumulation of risks. Yet we cannot go along with those who ...

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25 February 2016
New GBIC expert opinion: leverage ratio sets serious perverse incentives

A leverage ratio will not make the financial system more stable. On the contrary, an inflexible instrument of this kind ...

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4 February 2016
German Banking Industry Committee critical of unnecessary regulatory burdens

In its response to a consultation by the European Commission, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) criticises “unnecessary burdens” arising ...

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25 January 2016
Basel IV plans for new capital requirements go too far

“German banks have hugely improved their capital ratios and thus their resilience in recent years. The Basel IV plans now ...

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10 December 2015
Kemmer: open Europe more for consumers and banks – simplify regulation at the same ti ..

Michael Kemmer, the Association of German Banks’ general manager: “The European Commission is right in aiming to open a further ...

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8 December 2015
Trade associations call for a halt to plans for a financial transaction tax

In a joint statement, Germany’s leading trade associations call on European finance ministers to drop plans to introduce a financial ...

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3 December 2015
Kemmer: ECB decision unconvincing

Michael Kemmer, General Manager of the Association of German Banks, is unconvinced by the decision of the European Central Bank ...

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28 October 2015
The private commercial banks’ Ombudsman Scheme: Federal Court of Justice verdict trig ..

“The Ombudsman Scheme was heavily affected last year by the Federal Court of Justice’s verdict on loan processing fees,” said ...

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12 October 2015
Banks give positive assessment of European banking supervision

“All in all, it’s been a good first twelve months,” said Michael Kemmer, general manager of the Association of German ...

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22 July 2015
Cyber generation highly risk-conscious - Association of German Banks' 2015 Youth Surv ..

“Digitisation is an absolutely positive issue among young people: nearly two-thirds of 14 to 20-year-olds see the internet and digitisation ...

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13 July 2015
Europe must take warning shot seriously – individual responsibility important, contin ..

Michael Kemmer, General Manager of the Association of German Banks: “We welcome the fact that the European partners have finally ...

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20 April 2015
Include financial services in the TTIP

“Including financial services in the TTIP free trade agreement is in the interest of stable financial markets,” said Michael Kemmer, ...

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