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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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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 29 2016

SFT-Regulation

Comments of the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) on ESMA’s discussion paper – Draft RTS and IST under SFTR.

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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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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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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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