March 13 2019
Comments on Revisions to leverage ratio disclosure requirements
The Basel Committee’s additional leverage ratio disclosure requirements are designed to reflect its concerns about “window-dressing”. The Basel Committee would like to see averaged values disclosed on the basis of values calculated daily. In the view...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
July 22 2016
German Banking Industry Committee and Austrian Economic Chambers: Position paper on the...
The position paper by GBIC and WKO looks at individual aspects of the leverage ratio whose analysis is required under Article 511 of the CRR.Mehr
July 7 2016
Comments on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s consultative document on revisions to the...
The Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft give its opinion to Basels consultation documents for the definition of the Leverage Ratio. This definition is reworked on several places.Mehr
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...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