Press releases

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.

August 21 2019

German Banking Industry Committee supports transitional period for strong customer authentication of...

GBIC stated against the backdrop of today’s announcement by the BaFin of transitional arrangements for the authentication of online card payments that banks have almost completed their preparations for the implementation of strong customer...

May 23 2019

Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services: a 10-point agenda from FeBAF and DK

The 10-point agenda was discussed today during the 4th round of the Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services between the Italian Banking Insurance and Finance Federation (FeBAF, to whom 13 financial associations in Italy adhere) and the DK (...

Comments

June 30 2020

Comments on EBA’s Discussion Paper on the future changes to the EU-wide stress test (EBA/DP/2020/01)

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has issued its comments to the public consultation of the European Banking Authority (EBA) on the discussion paper on the future changes to the EU-wide stress test. In general, GBIC welcome EBA’s overall...

May 28 2020

IASB Exposure Draft ED/2020/1 on Benchmark reform (Phase 2)

The proposed changes (phase 2 of the IASB project) are intended to mitigate the effects that replacing an existing reference interest rate with an alternative interest rate will have on financial reporting at the time of the replacement.

April 24 2020

Comments on amendments to the ECB Regulation on payments statistics

GBIC has answered the European Central Bank consultation on changes to Regulation (EU) No 1409/2013 of 28 November 2013 concerning payments statistics.

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GBIC superseded the Zentraler Kreditausschuss (ZKA) in August 2011, carrying on the latter’s work.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