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Press Contact for the Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft

Cornelia Schulz/Steffen Steudel | Spokesperson

National Association of German Cooperative Banks (DK-Leadership 2023)

+49 30 2021-13 |

Thomas Schlüter | Spokesperson

Association of German Banks

+49 30 1663-1230 |

Stefan Marotzke | Spokesperson

German Savings Banks Association

+49 30 20225-5110 |

Anne Huning | Spokesperson

Association of German Public Banks

+49 30 8192-163 |

Carsten Dickhut | Spokesperson

Association of German Pfandbrief Banks

+49 30 20915-320 |


December 7 2017

German Banking Industry Committee: Agreement on Basel IV must not be detrimental to Europe's economy

The Basel Committee has reached agreement on the Basel IV package following lengthy and difficult negotiations. It should be acknowledged that Germany's negotiators, in particular, fought long and hard against a compromise that would adversely affect...


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...


September 27 2017

Berlin Group launches Public Market Consultation on NextGenPSD2 Standard

On 2 October 2017, The Berlin Group will launch a 6-weeks public market consultation on its NextGenPSD2 Access to Accounts (XS2A) Standard that enables Third Party Providers (TPPs) to access bank accounts under the revised Payment Services Directive...


August 30 2017

The German Banking Industry Committee on the Survey by the Bundesbank and BaFin of the Financial...

The reports published by the Deutsche Bundesbank and the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) on August 30, 2017 on the 'Multi-institutional request for information concerning the financial performance and resilience of German...


July 18 2017

Position of the German Banking Industry Committee on the EU interim report on sustainable finance:...

At the end of last year, the European Commission established a high-level expert group to give advice on the Commission's sustainable finance initiative. The group delivered its first interim report on July 13, 2017, which will be discussed today at...


June 13 2017

A single European standard for accessing bank accounts

NextGenPSD2 Initiative, a dedicated taskforce of the Berlin Group, today announced the creation of an open, common and harmonised European API (Application Programming Interface) standard to enable Third Party Providers (TPPs) to access bank accounts...


May 31 2017

German Banking Industry Committee: critical review of the EU supervisory authorities' activities in...

The German Banking Industry Committee (DK) is in favor of a critical review of the work of EU supervisory authorities in the financial sector. Germany's banks and savings banks therefore welcome the European Commission's initiation of a discussion on...


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