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

May 10 2021

GBIC comments on the Targeted consultation on the review of the Directive on settlement finality in...

The Commission reviews how Member States apply the Settlement Finality Directive to their domestic institutions which participate directly in systems governed by the law of a third country and to collateral security provided in connection with...

April 28 2021

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

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. GBIC has commented on the...

March 30 2021

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

According to the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), the calculation procedure for the ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund still lacks transparency.

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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