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Press release

21 August 2019
german-banking-industry-committee-supports-transitional-period-strong-customer-authen ..

GBIC stated against the backdrop of today’s announcement by the BaFin of transitional arrangements for the authentication of online card ...


8 August 2019
GBIC Comments on Consultative Document: Consolidated Basel Framework (BCBS 462)

DK comments on the Basel Consultation Paper on the Consolidated Framework.


5 July 2019
Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra – questions and answers

The publication of the white paper on Libra in mid-June sparked wide-ranging discussion.


3 July 2019
EFRAG consultation on Equity Instruments – Research on Measurement

EFRAG has published a questionnaire to explore alternative accounting treatments for long-term equity instruments under IFRS.


17 June 2019
IASB Exposure Draft ED/2019/1 Bechmark Reform

IASB proposes changes to IAS 39 and IFRS 9 due to possible effects of the IBOR reform. GBIC basically agrees ...


27 May 2019
Peters: EU quickly has to become able to act now – drive forward banks’ role in clima ..

“The high election turnout is pleasing – now we need a clear course quickly,” said Hans-Walter Peters, the Association of ...


24 May 2019
Comments on the draft EBA Guidelines on Credit Risk Mitigation within the A-IRB

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has commented on the draft EBA Guidelines on Credit Risk Mitigation for institutions applying ...

Press release

23 May 2019
Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services: a 10-point agenda from FeBAF and DK

The 10-point agenda was discussed today during the 4th round of the Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services between the Italian ...


16 May 2019
Strong banks for a single European financial market

The last few years have seen the EU take its first steps towards establishing a single European financial market. But ...


3 May 2019
Celebration to mark the change of presidency at the Hesse Regional Office of Deutsche ..

At the celebration to mark the handover of presidency from Diana Rutzka-Hascher to Thomas Ollinger, Tilmann Wittershagen, thanked Ms Rutzka-Hascher ...


2 May 2019
Bettina Orlopp at “Frankfurt meets Berlin”

On 2 May, Bettina Orlopp took part in a fascinating panel discussion at the “Frankfurt meets Berlin” event in Berlin ...


17 April 2019
Position paper on strengthening the role of the European Union in a global context

For decades, the economic integration of the European Union (EU) has been successfully driven forward in order to secure and ...

Press release

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.


16 April 2019
A stronger international role of the euro benefits Europe's economy

An even stronger role for the euro in international markets would increase the EU’s independence and be good for companies ...


15 April 2019
Seminar for teachers

The Association of Banks in Hesse once again held a three-day advanced seminar for teachers of finance and economics at ...


10 April 2019
Peters: ECB is stuck in monetary policy crisis mode

Once again, the ECB has failed to begin its withdrawal from negative interest rates. That’s disappointing. Measures should have been ...

Press release

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 ...


4 April 2019
Proportionality in banking regulation – discussions have to continue: “after the CRR/ ..

Since the 2008 financial crisis a number of new laws,rules and regulations have been introduced to increase the stability of ...

Press release

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 ...

Press releases

22 March 2019
New leadership of the Association of Banks in Hesse

The Members’ Assembly of the Association of Banks in Hesse has elected Bettina Orlopp, Member of the Board of Managing ...


21 March 2019
3rd Hesse Banking Congress 2019

The 3rd Hesse Banking Congress on 21 March 2019 honoured the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management’s top graduates of ...


20 March 2019
Know Your Customer: Corporate customer verification in the Single Market

The digital transformation (KYC) is one of the key challenges today – also for the financial industry. The Association of ...

Press release

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).


13 March 2019
Comments on Revisions to leverage ratio disclosure requirements

The Basel Committee’s additional leverage ratio disclosure requirements are designed to reflect its concerns about “window-dressing”. The Basel Committee would ...

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