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14 July 2021
Krautscheid: ECB plans to press ahead with digital euro

“We very much welcome the ECB’s decision to press ahead with its plans for a digital euro,” said Andreas Krautscheid, …

Press release

5 July 2021
German Banking Industry Committee presents policy paper on “digital euro”

In a policy paper, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) for the first time sets out detailed thoughts on the …

Blog article

29 June 2021
Association of German Banks officially endorses Principles for Responsible Banking

The Association of German Banks is now an official endorser of the Principles for Responsible Banking (PRBs). The initiative launched …

Blog article

18 June 2021
Transatlantic Business Initiative – fresh impetus for better cooperation

The new Transatlantic Business Initiative (TBI) works to strengthen economic ties between the US and Canada, on the one hand, …

Press release

16 June 2021
Top Business Associations Establish Transatlantic Business Initiative (TBI)

Through the TBI, German business seeks to inject new momentum into transatlantic relations, building on  trade and economic policy support …

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14 June 2021
GBIC-response to the EU Commission's consultation on the statutory replacement of the ..

The German Banking Industry Committee participated in the consultation process and expressly welcomes the initiative of the EU Commission.

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8 June 2021
GBIC comments on the European Commission's consultation on supervisory convergence an ..

In spring 2021, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the ESAs, which marks the start of the current …

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7 June 2021
GBIC comments on the requirements of Article 8 of the TaxonomyRegulation

We welcome the transitional periods provided for by the European Commission, but see further scope for supporting the efficient implementation …

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3 June 2021
Krautscheid on the proposal for a Digital Identity Framework

The European Commission today published its proposal for a Digital Identity Framework.

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2 June 2021
GBIC comments on EBA's Draft Implementing Standards on prudential disclosures on ESG ..

GBIC comments on EBA's Draft Implementing Standards on prudential disclosures on ESG risks in accordance with Article 449a CRR

Position Paper

12 May 2021
Comments of the Association of German Banks on the new capital markets union action p ..

The Association of German Banks has warmly welcomed the capital markets union project from the outset. This paper sets out …

Blog article

10 May 2021
For a meticulous implementation of the principle “same services, same risks same rule ..

The financial services market is currently undergoing an extensive process of digital transformation, with technology firms and banks playing an …

Position Paper

10 May 2021
Same services, same risks, same rules - six principles for improving customer protect ..

Payment and financial services are currently undergoing an extensive process of digital transformation. We have identified six principles which will …

Comments

10 May 2021
GBIC comments on the Targeted consultation on the review of the Directive on settleme ..

GBIC argues to extend the protection of SFD to all relevant designated Systems.

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28 April 2021
Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom

The planned memorandum of understanding must be finalised and published. Further delay would be grossly negligent,” said Andreas Krautscheid, Chief …

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28 April 2021
Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II appropriateness and execution-only req ..

At the End of January 2021 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published draft Guidelines on certain aspects of …

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21 April 2021
Statement on the EU Commission's proposal on AI regulations

The European Commission today unveiled a proposal for a regulation on a European approach to artificial intelligence (AI).

Press release

21 April 2021
Christian Sewing elected new President of the Association of German Banks

The Board of Directors of the Association of German Banks on monday voted to appoint Christian Sewing as its new …

Blog article

15 April 2021
Livestream: 22nd German Banking Congress

Join us ‘virtually’ at the Association of German Banks on 19 April at 2.30 pm

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30 March 2021
GBIC comments on the consultation on the 2021 ex-ante SRF contributions calculation

According to the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), the calculation procedure for the ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund …

Position Paper

24 March 2021
Promoting the Digital Sovereignty of Europe

The digital sovereignty of Europe is a basic prerequisite for the European economy to maintain its innovativeness and therefore its …

Position Paper

18 March 2021
Digital identities – steps on the path to an ID ecosystem

Businesses must work together with government to achieve this goal of a flourishing ID ecosystem.

Press release

16 March 2021
Greensill Bank AG – payout event determined by BaFin

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) determined on 16 March 2021 that a payout event pursuant to Section 10(1) …

Position Paper

15 March 2021
Strengthening Europe’s sovereignty

The European Union faces the once-in-a-century task of asserting itself – as a community – politically, economically and socially in …

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