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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.

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December 21 2018

Comments on Commission proposal on a DELEGATED REGULATION supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129

Comments on Commission proposal on a DELEGATED REGULATION supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 as regards the format, content, scrutiny and approval of the prospectus and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 809/2004 ...

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November 28 2018

Comments on Draft Implementing Standards amending Implementing Regulation with regard to FINREP

We generally welcome the principle of proportionality in the additional reporting obligations for non-performing exposures (NPEs) which is reflected by the separation according to Module 1 and 2. That being said, we believe that it is possible to...

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May 28 2018

EU Banking Package: EU Council adopts general approach

One of the aims of the general approach adopted by the EU Council today to what is referred to as the “Banking Package” (CRR II / CRD V) is to tighten the own funds requirements ...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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September 14 2016

GBIC: Postpone the PRIIPs Regulation – threat of considerable legal uncertainty until all...

The member associations of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) warn of considerable legal uncertainty surrounding the planned introduction of standardised European key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment...

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August 31 2016

Comments on Notice 2016-42 (proposed changes to qualified intermediary agreements)

The new rules in section 5.03(B) of the proposed QI agreement provide that the LOB declaration (which may be used by entities that are not fiscally transparent to document their status together with “alternative” documentary evidence.

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July 15 2016

Dividend equivalent payments: Request to postpone the implementation date of Section 871(m)

We welcome the release on 1 July 2016 of Notice 2016-42 containing a revised proposed qualified intermediary agreement. Unfortunately, the notice fails to answer most of our open questions concerning the treatment by qualified derivatives dealers of...

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June 24 2016

German Banking Industry Committee regrets Brexit vote – German financial marketplace robust

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), made up of the five leading banking-sector associations, regrets the vote by the British people in favour of leaving the EU. The EU should now quickly establish clarity on how the Brexit negotiations are...

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June 24 2016

German Banking Industry Committee regrets Brexit vote – German financial marketplace robust

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), made up of the five leading banking-sector associations, regrets the vote by the British people in favour of leaving the EU. The EU should now quickly establish clarity on how the Brexit negotiations are...

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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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July 17 2013

Opinion of the German Banking Industry Committee: Consultation Paper on Reforming the Structure of...

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC), known domestically as Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft, supports the European Commission in its endeavour to increase financial market stability. Stable financial markets are of vital interest to the banking...

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