Press releases

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.

August 21 2019

German Banking Industry Committee supports transitional period for strong customer authentication of...

GBIC stated against the backdrop of today’s announcement by the BaFin of transitional arrangements for the authentication of online card payments that banks have almost completed their preparations for the implementation of strong customer...

May 23 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 Banking Insurance and Finance Federation (FeBAF, to whom 13 financial associations in Italy adhere) and the DK (...

Comments

March 5 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.

March 3 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 according to Art. 78 CRD IV in December 2019.

March 2 2020

Comments on residual credit insurance on the occasion of the EIOPA roundtable “Mortgage life and...

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) issued an opinion on the EIOPA round table "Mortgage life and other credit protection insurance sold through banks" on March 5, 2020.

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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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