Press releases

July 5 2021

German Banking Industry Committee presents policy paper on “digital euro”

ECB needs to think beyond digital cash   In a policy paper, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) for the first time sets out detailed thoughts on the design of a “digital euro”. In this paper, experts from Germany’s five national...

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...

Comments

May 19 2022

GBIC comments on the targeted consultation on improving the EU’s macroprudential framework for the...

This review should take into account the regulatory initiatives of the last years. A holistic approach is needed.

May 13 2022

Comments of the German Banking Industry Committee on the European Data Act proposal

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) welcomes the objective pursued by the proposal for a European Data Act, namely to establish a horizontal legal framework to facilitate the access to data for, and the exchange of data between, consumers...

April 27 2022

ESMA Consultation on the „Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II suitability requirements“

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) submitted their responses to the consultation paper published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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