Press releases

February 9 2024

EU: the financial communities of Italy and Germany share strategies towards the new legislature

The 11th round of the Italian-German Dialogue on financial services between FeBAF, the Italian Federation of Banks, Insurance and Finance, DK and GDV underlines the importance of a common understanding on the most pressing issues.

October 18 2023

GBIC sees ECB decision for preparatory phase of a digital euro as positive / Consider risks and hold...

Today's decision by the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) to move its project to develop a digital euro into a preparation phase is viewed positively by the German Banking Industry (GBIC).

July 28 2023

2023 EU-wide stress test: capitalization of German institutions proves robust in a tough stress...

The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Central Bank (ECB) have today published the results of their latest periodic stress test. The previous stress test had been conducted in 2021.

Comments

November 27 2023

Comments regarding the European Commission's consultation exercise "rationalisation of reporting...

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) welcomes the European Commission’s goal of a 25 percent reduction in the burden on companies and administrative organizations resulting from reporting requirements.

November 9 2023

Additional Comments on the proposal for a Directive for the further harmonisation of insolvency law

The German banking industry committee rejects, above all, the introduction of a pre-pack procedure and a simplified liquidation procedure for micro-entities, which is intended in the light of an improvement of the Capital Markets Union. Added the...

October 27 2023

Comments on EBA’s Draft Guidelines on the establishment and maintenance of national lists or...

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation in July 2023 on its Draft Guidelines on the establishment and maintenance of national lists or registers of credit servicers under Directive 2021/2167.

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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