Consultation Paper on Guidelines on the MiFID II/ MiFIR obligations on market data

13 January 2021

ESMA invites comments on all matters in this consultation paper and in particular on the specific questions summarised in Annex I.

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Pilot Regime for market infrastructures based on DLT

12 January 2021
The Association of German Banks welcomes the European Commission’s intention to run pilot operations to identify what adjustments need to be made to existing EU regulation of services involving the issuance, safekeeping and asset servicing, trading and settlement of DLT ... [ Read Article ]

ECB consultation on a digital euro from 12 October 2020

12 January 2021
Depending on its design, the introduction of a digital euro by the Eurosystem has the potential to change the geometry of the European banking system fundamentally. The German Banking Industry Committee is therefore discussing the ECB's determinations and has commented ... [ Read Article ]

Comments on the FSB’s Discussion paper on Regulatory and Supervisory Issues Relating to Outsourcing and Third-Party Relationships

8 January 2021
The FSB is taking up an increasingly important topic for the financial industry, addressing not only the risks involved, but also the advantages that can be associated with outsourcing for institutions. [ Read Article ]

Advancing a single digital European banking market

22 December 2020
Therefore, we have engaged with Copenhagen Economics to analyse the benefits of an integrated European banking market and what is currently preventing it as well as to identify initiatives that could make it happen. [ Read Article ]

Draft Delegated Regulation establishing technical screening criteria for the first two environmental objectives of the EU Taxonomy Regulation

17 December 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) participated in the public consultation of the European Commission on its draft Delegated Regulation establishing technical screening criteria for the first two environmental objectives of the EU Taxonomy Regulation and commented as follows. [ Read Article ]

IASB Discussion Paper „Business Combinations — Disclosures, Goodwill and Impairment

16 December 2020
In March 2020 the IASB published the discussion paper "Business Combinations - Disclosures, Goodwill and Impairment" (DP/2020/1). This discusses possible improvements to the information on business combinations and, if necessary, far-reaching changes to the existing regulations on the treatment of ... [ Read Article ]

EBA consultation paper on the draft revised Guidelines on major incident reporting under PSD2

14 December 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the European Banking Authority (EBA) to he draft revised Guidelines on major incident reporting under PSD2. [ Read Article ]

Comments on the European Comissions Roadmap (crisis management and deposit insurance)

14 December 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the combined evaluation roadmap/Inception Impact Assessment for the review of the bank crisis management and deposit insurance framework. In view of the complexity and significance of the issues adressed, ... [ Read Article ]

Comments EBA GL Fit & Proper

3 November 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) - EBA/GL/2020/19 - on the revision of joint guidelines for assessing the ... [ Read Article ]

Comments on the European Commissions legislative draft "proposal for a regulation on digital operational resilience for the financial sector" (DORA)

3 November 2020
As part of the "Digital Finance Package", the European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to improve the financial sector's resilience to ICT risks and cyber attacks. [ Read Article ]

Comments Draft Guidelines on internal governance

2 November 2020
The European Banking Authority has issued a proposal to revise its guidelines on internal covernance , on which the German Banking Industry Committee has issued a statement. [ Read Article ]

Comments Draft Guidelines specifying the conditions for the application of the alternative treatment of institutions’ exposures

29 October 2020
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued draft guidelines on conditions for the application of the alternative treatment of institutions' exposures related to tri-party repurchase agreements. [ Read Article ]

Comments Draft Regulatory Technical Standards

29 October 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the European Banking Authority (EBA) on the draft Regulatory Technical standards (RTS) on the determination of indirect exposures under Article 390(9) CRR2 EBA/CP/2020/14 to underlying ... [ Read Article ]

Comments ESAs Survey on templates for Environmental and/or Social financial products under SFDR

20 October 2020
The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have consulted by 16 October 2020 templates concerning the presentation of the information which have to be disclosed pursuant to Article 8(3), Article 9(5) and Article 11(4) SFDR. [ Read Article ]

IASB Exposure Draft ED/2019/7 General Statement Presentation and Disclosures

8 October 2020
The IASB proposes changes in the structure and content of the main financial statements in the standard draft. [ Read Article ]

Comments on ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks

30 September 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the European Central Bank (ECB) on the Guide on climate-related and environmental risks. [ Read Article ]

Sustainable Finance - The Contribution of Private Banks

21 September 2020
This position paper shines a light on the role of private banks in sustainable finance and, more specifically, in climate protection. It aims to show where the industry currently stands, what major challenges it faces and what private banks are ... [ Read Article ]

Comments on EC Inception Impact Assessment “Sustainable Finance - obligation for certain companies to publish non-financial information”

4 September 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee has issued its comments to the Inception Impact Assessment of the European Commission. [ Read Article ]

Position paper on the European Commissinos legislative draft for the review of the Benchmark regulation.

3 September 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee welcomes the European Commission’s decision to provide for the possibility to designate a statutory replacement rate for benchmarks, whose cessation would result in a significant disruption in the functioning of financial markets in the Union ... [ Read Article ]

Response to the consultation paper of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) on the disclosure regulation

1 September 2020
GBIC welcomes the proposed measures to enhance sustainability in finance. [ Read Article ]

Review of the Interchange Fee Regulation Position

28 August 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) welcomes this new report as it once again underlines the EU Commission’s goal to promote cashless payments within the European single market. [ Read Article ]

Comments on EBA-Consultation "Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on own funds and eligible liabilities"

28 August 2020
GBIC has answered the EBA-Consultation on "Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on own funds and eligible liabilities". The comments sharply criticizing central points of the draft paper of the EBA. [ Read Article ]

Comments on Technical Amendment on capital treatment of securitisations of non-performing loans

26 August 2020
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) on the technical amandment on capital treatment of securisations of non-performing loans (NPL). [ Read Article ]

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