Press releases / Comments


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 |


August 22 2019

Legal bans are no help

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) comments as follows on the discussion about a possible legal ban on negative interest rates for deposits of less than 100,000 euros.


August 21 2019

German Banking Industry Committee supports transitional period for strong customer authentication of...

GBIC stated against the backdrop of today’s announcement by the BaFin of transitional arrangements for the authentication of online card payments that banks have almost completed their preparations for the implementation of strong customer...


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 (...


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.


March 14 2019

MiFID II is driving customers away from the capital markets

The German Banking Industry Committee (GBIC) has studied the impact of the European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). Professor Stephan Paul of Ruhr University Bochum interviewed around 3,000 customers and over 150 banks in...


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