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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 3 2018

Agreement reached on the EU Banking Package on the finishing straight

The German Banking Industry Committee welcomes the fact that the negotiations on what is referred to as the “Banking Package” have recently gained significant depth and momentum and that an important agreement on key issues has been reached at...

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June 21 2018

DK on the planned amendment of MiFID II

The German Banking Industry Committee (DK) commented on the planned amendment of MiFID II ...

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May 25 2018

Comments on the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the...

The European Commission (COM) published a proposal for a Regulation on amending Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 as regards minimum loss coverage for non-performing exposures on 14 March 2018 ...

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May 15 2018

Comments on the European Commission's initiative on an integrated covered bond framework

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has commented on the EU-Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the issue of covered bonds and covered bond public supervision & on a proposal for a Regulation on amending Regulation (EU) 575/2013 as...

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April 12 2018

Comments on the European Commission’s “Exploratory consultation on the finalisation of Basel III”

On March 16th 2018 the European Commission startet it's first "Exploratory consultation" on the finalisation of Basel III. The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC/DK) is pleased to participate in the Commission’s initiative.

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October 11 2017

German Banking Industry Committee rejects current EU Commission proposals to create a uniform...

The European Commission's discussion paper published today on the completion of the Banking Union with a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) represents only marginal progress, according to the German Banking Industry Committee. In the opinion of...

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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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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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February 4 2016

German Banking Industry Committee critical of unnecessary regulatory burdens

In its response to a consultation by the European Commission, the German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) criticises “unnecessary burdens” arising from new banking regulation. The costs generated by implementing the regulatory requirements pose a...

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November 9 2013

Comments regarding the European Commission's proposal for a regulation on indices used as benchmarks...

The European Commission's legislative proposal is of great importance because indices play a significant role for a multitude of financial instruments and financial contracts. In view of their key economic importance as credence goods and in the...

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