June 17 2019
IASB Exposure Draft ED/2019/1 Bechmark Reform
IASB proposes changes to IAS 39 and IFRS 9 due to possible effects of the IBOR reform. GBIC basically agrees with the proposals but advocates also for reliefs concerning retrospective effectiveness testing and dynamic hedging according to IAS 39.Mehr
April 16 2019
German Banking Industry Committee: EU banking package major contribution to stabilising European...
The European Parliament today adopted the so-called ‘banking package’ broadly amending cornerstones of banking regulation.Mehr
May 25 2018
EFRAG Discussion Paper Equity instruments – Impairment and Recycling
EFRAG has published a discussion paper where alternative rules for accounting of equity instruments according to IFRS 9 (FV-OCI) are discussed ...Mehr
November 30 2016
GBIC: Further strengthen global economic and financial resilience
The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) welcomes it that, under the new German presidency, the G20 aims to further strengthen the resilience of economies and financial markets in 2017 as well.Mehr
November 4 2016
The German Banking Industry Committee welcomes Esther de Lange’s report on the planned European...
The report by Esther de Lange, MEP and member of the European People’s Party, on the European Deposit Insurance Scheme is basically a step in the right direction in the view of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC). GBIC welcomes the fact that...Mehr
September 15 2016
GBIC on Basel IV negotiations: great danger of German banks being placed at a considerable...
The member associations of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) warn that the ongoing Basel IV negotiations could place German banks at a considerable disadvantage.Mehr
September 6 2016
Position paper on adjustment of the European large exposure rules in the CRD/CRR review
The large exposure rules are currently being revised at European level. Firstly, the large exposures framework published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in April 2014 is to be implemented and, secondly, the European Commission is...Mehr
August 31 2016
Position on the implementation of the NSFR in the EU
By end of 2016 the EU commission has to deliver a proposal in which form to implement the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) in the EU. The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) is pleased to present its priorities relating to this endeavour covering...Mehr
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...Mehr
April 10 2013
Comments by the German Banking Industry Committee on the Exposure Draft "Classification and...
With this Exposure Draft, the IASB has picked up on various points of criticism regarding the already finalised IFRS 9 (2009/2010). The key change is the proposed introduction of the FVTOCI category. The IASB has stated that such a category would...Mehr