Press releases

February 16 2021

Covid-19: the Italian Banking Association and the German Banking Industry Committee propose more...

Shaping the Banking Union, refocussing on a fair regulatory approach towards the implementation of Basel III in the EU and adapting the treatment of non-performing loans (NPLs) in light of the current economic scenario, : these are the requests the...

January 29 2021

German Banking Industry Committee urges “prudent” discussion when revising the EU rules on crisis...

On 26 January 2021, the EU Commission launched the announced consultation on the revision of the crisis management and deposit insurance framework. In November 2020, the EU Commission had already stated that it would present proposals for the...

August 22 2019

Legal bans are no help

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) comments as follows on the discussion about a possible legal ban on negative interest rates for deposits of less than 100,000 euros.

Comments

February 16 2021

Comments on the EBA Consultation Paper on Draft Implementing Technical Standards amending Commission...

On 15 February 2021 The German Banking Industry Committe submitted  comments regarding the EBA consultation on the on the EBA Consultation Paper on Draft Implementing Technical Standards amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2070 with...

February 8 2021

Consultation about the EU-Regulation for Central Securities Depositories (CSDR)

The EU-Commission has started a consultation about the EU-Regulation for Central Securities Depositories (CSDR). The regulation is also relevant for banks. GBIC has handed in its opinion regarding scope and settlement discipline.

February 5 2021

Comments on EBA Discussion Paper on management and supervision of ESG risks for credit institutions...

GBIC welcomes, in general, EBA's commitment to establish a unified European framework with uniform definitions regarding the topic of ESG. From the point of view of GBIC, the principle of proportionality as a fundamental principle in Pillar II should...

About us

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) is the voice of the leading German banking-sector associations. These are the National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR), the Association of German Banks (BdB), the Association of German Public Banks (VÖB), the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV), and the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp).
 

GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work. GBIC develops common banking-industry positions on issues relating to banking law, banking policy and banking practice. These cover, in particular, supervisory, securities and tax legislation. GBIC also drafts standardised rules for the payments sector, including card payment schemes. 

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) is the voice of the leading German banking-sector associations. These are the National Association of German Cooperative Banks (BVR), the Association of German Banks (BdB), the Association of German Public Banks (VÖB), the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV), and the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp).
 

GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work. GBIC develops common banking-industry positions on issues relating to banking law, banking policy and banking practice. These cover, in particular, supervisory, securities and tax legislation. GBIC also drafts standardised rules for the payments sector, including card payment schemes. 

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