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May 23 2019

Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services: a 10-point agenda from FeBAF and DK

The 10-point agenda was discussed today during the 4th round of the Italian-German Dialogue on Financial Services between the Italian Banking Insurance and Finance Federation (FeBAF, to whom 13 financial associations in Italy adhere) and the DK (...

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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 14 2018

Comments of the German Banking Industry Committee on the European Commission's legislative proposal...

On 12 March 2018, the European Commission published two legislative proposals to remove obstacles to the cross-border distribution of investment funds and asked for feedback.

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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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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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April 19 2016

Opinion confirms inadequate legal basis for a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS)

Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), cited by the European Commission as the basis for creating a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS), is not an adequate legal basis. This is the conclusion of a legal...

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