Press releases / Comments


July 22 2016

German Banking Industry Committee and Austrian Economic Chambers: Position paper on the...

The position paper by GBIC and WKO looks at individual aspects of the leverage ratio whose analysis is required under Article 511 of the CRR.


July 7 2016

Comments on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s consultative document on revisions to the...

The Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft give its opinion to Basels consultation documents for the definition of the Leverage Ratio. This definition is reworked on several places.


February 25 2016

New GBIC expert opinion: leverage ratio sets serious perverse incentives

A leverage ratio will not make the financial system more stable. On the contrary, an inflexible instrument of this kind sets dangerous perverse incentives. This is the conclusion of a new expert opinion commissioned by the member associations of the...


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