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July 5 2022

German Banking Industry Committee calls for more space for innovation in payments services

The European Commission has begun its review of the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). In a position paper, the German banking associations advocate maintaining stability in the regulatory environment for payments in the coming years.

June 1 2022

EU banking package: German banks warn of adverse consequences for the economy

The European Parliament’s rapporteur, Jonás Fernández (S&D), has today released his draft report on the European Commission’s legislative proposal for implementing Basel III in the EU (known as the EU banking package).

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...

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September 12 2022

GBIC Comments on RTS on groups of connected clients

GBIC is commenting EBA’s draft RTS on groups of connected clients.

September 6 2022

Benchmark Regulation – EU Commission’s consultation on third-country benchmarks

With the introduction of the Benchmark Regulation (BMR), provisions for the use of benchmarks from third-country administrators (third-country benchmarks) have also been introduced.

September 6 2022

Minimum Social Safeguards of the EU Taxonomy

The EU Platform on Sustainable Finance consulted its draft report on the Taxonomy’s minimum social safeguards. The German Banking Industry Committee provided comments to the consultation.

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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