DK Response to ESMA Consultation on the Draft of the new EMIR Reporting Guidelines

1 October 2021
DK participated in the consultation on ESMA guidelines for EMIR reporting requirements. [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on EBA consultation paper on revised RTS on credit risk adjustments (EBA/CP/2021/25)

30 September 2021
The GBIC advocates that newly created risk provisions should avoid a double burden on Common Equity Tier 1 capital. [ Read Article ]

GBIC welcomes proposal for an EU standard for green bonds – further revisions necessary

28 September 2021
GBIC welcomes proposal for an EU standard for green bonds – further revisions necessary [ Read Article ]

DK comments on EBA consultation paper on COREP and asset encumbrance reporting (EBA/CP/2021/24)

24 September 2021
We welcome that, regardless of a threshold calculation, small and non-complex institutions (SNCIs) will be exempt from extended reporting requirements. [ Read Article ]

Position paper areas requiring action to make better use of cloud technology

23 September 2021
Digitisation has been a key topic for many years now and it is one to which the Association of German Banks is fully committed, having organised numerous related initiatives, projects, events and publications. [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on the regulatory treatment of cryptoassets

14 September 2021
The GBIC has commented on a consultation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on the regulatory treatment of crypto assets. From the point of view of the DK, a uniform global framework is required for the regulatory handling of … [ Read Article ]

Targeted consultation of the European Commission: GBIC rejects the introduction of an EU-wide data hub for NPLs

14 September 2021
From the GBIC's point of view, there is already a high level of transparency on the secondary markets for non-performing loans (NPLs). [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on EBA draft ITS on IRRBB disclosure (EBA/CP/2021/20)

2 September 2021
GBIC understands EBA’s wish to implement the strengthening of supervisory convergence in Europe for interest rate risk exposures in the banking book (IRRBB) through its disclosure standards and the new IRRBB requirements, which are still expected. [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on the EBA discussion paper on the review of the NPL transaction data templates (EBA/DP/2021/02)

2 September 2021
GBIC expressly supports the revision of the NPL transaction data templates with the aim of a simpler, more proportionate and more effective design in order to achieve a broader application and increase transparency in the NPL market. [ Read Article ]

DK comments on a retail investment strategy for Europe

4 August 2021
The German Banking Industry Committee has commented on the EU draft of a "Retail Investment Strategy" and, among other things, has spoken out against a possible ban on inducements. [ Read Article ]

Green monetary policy – what instruments are most suitable?

2 August 2021
The ECB should take active account of climate policy aspects only in the context of a “secondary” objective subordinate to its mandate to maintain price stability. The most suitable instrument for this purpose would be the eligible collateral framework. [ Read Article ]

GBIC-response to the EU Commission's consultation on the statutory replacement of the three-month Swiss franc LIBOR

14 June 2021
The German Banking Industry Committee participated in the consultation process and expressly welcomes the initiative of the EU Commission. [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on the European Commission's consultation on supervisory convergence and the single rulebook (ESA review 2021)

8 June 2021
In spring 2021, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the ESAs, which marks the start of the current ESA review. [ Read Article ]

GBIC comments on the requirements of Article 8 of the TaxonomyRegulation

7 June 2021
We welcome the transitional periods provided for by the European Commission, but see further scope for supporting the efficient implementation of the Taxonomy Regulation. [ Read Article ]

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

2 June 2021
GBIC comments on EBA's Draft Implementing Standards on prudential disclosures on ESG risks in accordance with Article 449a CRR [ Read Article ]

Comments of the Association of German Banks on the new capital markets union action plan

12 May 2021
The Association of German Banks has warmly welcomed the capital markets union project from the outset. This paper sets out our comments on most of the measures announced in the action plan. [ Read Article ]

Same services, same risks, same rules - six principles for improving customer protection, competitive equality and financial stability

10 May 2021
Payment and financial services are currently undergoing an extensive process of digital transformation. We have identified six principles which will help to realise these economic and societal benefits. [ Read Article ]

Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II appropriateness and execution-only requirements

28 April 2021
At the End of January 2021 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published draft Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II appropriateness and execution-only requirements and opened a consultation process. [ Read Article ]

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

30 March 2021
According to the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), the calculation procedure for the ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund still lacks transparency. [ Read Article ]

Promoting the Digital Sovereignty of Europe

24 March 2021
The digital sovereignty of Europe is a basic prerequisite for the European economy to maintain its innovativeness and therefore its competitiveness in the medium to long term. [ Read Article ]

Digital identities – steps on the path to an ID ecosystem

18 March 2021
Businesses must work together with government to achieve this goal of a flourishing ID ecosystem. [ Read Article ]

Strengthening Europe’s sovereignty

15 March 2021
The European Union faces the once-in-a-century task of asserting itself – as a community – politically, economically and socially in a world of global competition. [ Read Article ]

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