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December 7 2017

German Banking Industry Committee: Agreement on Basel IV must not be detrimental to Europe's economy

The Basel Committee has reached agreement on the Basel IV package following lengthy and difficult negotiations. It should be acknowledged that Germany's negotiators, in particular, fought long and hard against a compromise that would adversely affect...


October 11 2017

German Banking Industry Committee rejects current EU Commission proposals to create a uniform...

The European Commission's discussion paper published today on the completion of the Banking Union with a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) represents only marginal progress, according to the German Banking Industry Committee. In the opinion of...

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January 16 2018

Comments on the first ECB public consultation on developing a euro unsecured overnight interest rate

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC/DK) is pleased to participate in the first public consultation on developing a euro unsecured overnight interest rate.


December 20 2017

Comments on the proposal of the European Commission for a review of the ESAs’ framework

The German Banking Industry Committee takes note of the review and reform of the European supervisory system comprising EBA, ESMA and EIOPA. A competitive financial market is of elementary importance for the EU. The review of how efficiently the...

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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