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5 March 2020
SRB Consultation Paper on changes to its MREL policy under the 2019 Banking Package

GBIC has answered the Single Resolution Board's (SRB) consultation on changes to its MREL policy.


3 March 2020
Comment letter to EBA benchmarking due to Article 78 CRD IV

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the draft of the revised Implementation Standard (ITS) for the annual benchmarking exercise …


2 March 2020
Comments on residual credit insurance on the occasion of the EIOPA roundtable “Mortga ..

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) issued an opinion on the EIOPA round table "Mortgage life and other credit protection …

Position Paper

28 February 2020
Position paper on the EU’s equivalence regime

The European Union’s equivalence regime has been a focus of discussion in the recent past. The Association of German Banks …


24 February 2020
EBA Consultation Paper on ITS on disclosure and reporting of MREL and TLAC

GBIC has answered the European Banking Authority's (EBA) consultation on technical implementation standard (ITS) on disclosure and reporting of MREL …


21 February 2020
Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on the criteria to define managerial responsibil ..

As outlined in the revised RTS for consultation as well as in the EBA Peer Review Report published in mid-January …

Position Paper

19 February 2020
Position paper of the Association of German Banks on capital markets union 2020

In its position paper, the banking association makes eight concrete proposals for deepening capital markets union.


17 January 2020
EBA Consultation on Disclousure Pillar III

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation in October 2019 on a new comprehensive technical implementation standard (ITS) for …


14 January 2020
Ossig: Banks want to play a key role on the road to a climate-friendly society

"For sustainable investments, we need appropriate framework conditions and not even more bureaucracy", said Christian Ossig to the investment programme …

Press release

13 January 2020
Ossig: “Negative interest rates hit banks and customers alike”

“We welcome the ECB’s plan to review its monetary policy strategy this year,” said Chief Executive Christian Ossig at the …

Position Paper

13 January 2020
Strategy review of the European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) wants to review its monetary policy strategy. The Association of German Banks welcomes this project. …


27 December 2019
GBIC Comments on the implementation of the final Basel III reform into EU law

GBIC has answered the European Commission’s consultation on implementing the final Basel III reforms into EU law.


18 December 2019
Finance climate protection – use market forces

“As important as sustainable finance is to the private banks, our hopes have unfortunately not been fulfilled," said Christian Ossig.

Position Paper

17 December 2019
Outsourcing Guidelines

These guidelines are a follow-up to our 2018 position paper “Banks and Fintechs: The Case for Outsourcing”, in which we …

Position Paper

29 November 2019
The Association of German Banks says “no” to violence against women

According to the United Nations, violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most widespread human rights violations …


28 November 2019
Position paper of DK and several German associations on the Proposal for a Directive ..

Together with the leading associations of the German economy, GBIC has published a position paper on the current Council text …


28 November 2019
Comments on EBA discussion paper on a STS framework for synthetic securitisations

German Banking Industry Committee and True Sale International are supporting a STS framework for synthetic securitisations in their joint comments …


27 November 2019
Krautscheid: Strengthen Europe’s sovereignty, complete the single European financial ..

The new European Commission faces the testing challenge of holding Europe together and moving it forward in an environment that …


11 November 2019
Commission targeted consultation document: Alternative Standardised Approach for Mark ..

The German banking industry committee (GBIC) comments on the consultation paper of the EU Commission. GBIC answers EU-KOM’s questions on …


6 November 2019
Peters: Europe needs a strong single financial market

It’s gratifying to see movement in the discussion about deepening the single European financial market.

Position Paper

30 October 2019
German banks say: The economy needs a programmable digital euro!

Following the debate on Facebook’s “Libra” currency, German banks say: The economy needs a programmable digital euro!

Blog article

30 October 2019
Beyond Libra: casting off the spectator role with the digital euro

The heated debate about Facebook’s plans to launch a digital currency called Libra is due to two fundamental perceptions. Firstly, …


30 October 2019
Comments on EBA Draft guidelines on the determination of the weighted average maturit ..

Guidelines on the determination of the weighted average maturity (WAM) of contractual payments due under the tranche.


23 October 2019
German Banking industry committee (GBIC) on the Proposal for a Directive on represent ..

The German banking industry committee has commented on the directive proposal and the amendments proposed by the Finnish Council Presidency.

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