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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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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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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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